Category: Articles

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…

The birth of a midwife?

Sara Wickham writes about children at birth through the story of ‘Eleanor’, a three year-old who came to her sister’s home birth.

Pinard Wisdom (part 2)

How do you use a pinard? Sara Wickham and other experienced midwives offer tips, tricks and suggestions for those wanting to develop this skill.

Pinard Wisdom (part 1)

How do you use a pinard? Sara Wickham and other experienced midwives offer tips, tricks and suggestions for those wanting to develop this skill.

The wisdom of storks

Sara Wickham looks at what storks can teach us about the need for science AND stories when it comes to birth wisdom.