Category: Articles

Bring back the bed bath?

Sara Wickham discusses the practice of midwives offering a bed bath to a woman who has just given birth, and the value of this.

What’s true, pussycat?

Sara Wickham riffs about cats at birth, cats in maternity care and just how much we can learn by being open to other ways of knowing.

The Rhombus of Michaelis

Sara Wickham and Jean Sutton describe the Rhombus of Michaelis, an area of bone which plays an important role in labour and birth.

The risk-managed birth ball

The risk-managed birth ball; Sara Wickham’s article in which she considers just how far things are going towards a culture of risk management…