Category: Articles

Towards Greener Birth

Sara Wickham looks at the environmental impact of giving birth and suggests what midwives, doctors and others could do to make a difference.

A Tale of Two Women

The stories of two women who received individualised care and encouragement to help them achieve a physiological birth. But why?

Blaming the baby

When parents are led to believe that their newborn baby is ‘at fault’ for a health condition or situation, what implications does this have?

A Crying Shame

Sara Wickham laments the launch of more technology which aims to usurp their knowledge and instead tell them what it thinks their baby needs.

Weighing the Dangers

Sara Wickham looks at the WHO Child Growth Standards and asks why there is a discrepancy between them and mothers’ and midwives’ experience.