Welcome to Dr Sara Wickham’s information hubs!

There are hundreds of blog posts and articles on this web site.

We have made them easier to navigate by organising them by topic.

We have more than 20 information hubs, and each of these gathers together the blog posts an articles on a specific topic.

This page contains the list of hubs and serves as a map to help you find many of Sara’s articles and blog posts about birth and midwifery.


How to find individual articles on this website

If you’re looking for a specific article and you know part or all of the title, type or paste it into the search box. If it’s available on this site, that’s the fastest way of finding it.

If it doesn’t come up, that may be because it is now out-of-date and we have removed it from our site. Try typing a keyword or topic area into the search box instead; you may find something newer.

Or scroll down for a list of information hubs onto which we’ve gathered Sara’s articles and blog posts to make it easier to find what you need.

All of the articles on this website are republished with the permission of the original journal or publication.  Please respect that they are copyright and for personal use only: you are welcome to link to them but it is illegal to copy / paste / republish these on the web or in any other form.  If you see Sara’s previously published articles on any site other than this one or that of the original publisher, the chances are that they have been posted without permission.


Our information hubs


Post-term pregnancy and induction of labour resources

Anti-D resources

Group B Strep resources

Vitamin K Resources

Placental birth resources

Is home birth safe?

Risk and birth

Academic Tips

Oxytocin-related resources

Labour progress resources

Cervical wisdom resources

Resources for questioning vaginal examination

Optimal cord clamping: what’s the evidence?

The benefits of midwifery care

The benefits of water for birth

Midwifery Wisdom and Reflection

The Language of Birth: Resources

Fetal monitoring research resources

A pot pourri of birth-related knitting resources

Bacteria and the Microbiome – Resources

Sharing resources with families…


And here are a few of our most popular articles

Five things parents should know if they decide to decline vitamin K for their baby

Three things I wish every woman knew about pregnancy and birth knowledge

What is a stretch and sweep?

Five questions to ask if you’re offered induction of labour

How to cancel a labour induction?

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Books to help you become informed and make the decisions that are right for you…

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