A 2007 article in which Sara Wickham looks at some of the issues surrounding recommendations for folic acid for pregnant women and woman planning pregnancy.
Sara Wickham looks at some of the changes that occured in the fields of birth, related research and midwifery between 1997 and 2007.
Sara Wickham looks at what happens when a randomised controlled trial stops early, and how that can affect the results and future practice.
Sara Wickham discusses issues relating to the labelling of drugs and whether people should be offered more information about what they contain.
Do student midwives and other healthcare professionals have the right to decline vaccination?
Sara Wickham raises questions about the professionalisation of touch, using the example of the sacral rub, which so many women enjoy in labour.
Why do some ‘facts’ and ‘findings’ get shared and publicised more than others? Dr Sara Wickham looks at the concept of spin in relation to birth knowledge.