Sara Wickham’s poem: “When I am an old midwife”.
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Sara Wickham provides a guide to the oxytocin-related resources available on her website. Benefits of physiology and information about synthetic oxytocin.
Sara Wickham points to a blog post answering a key question: is it a problem to take paracetamol in labour?
Sara Wickham looks at research analysing Australian policies and guidelines for water immersion during labour and birth.
Sara Wickham suggests that those interested in promoting active birth could make a difference by sharing photos depicting alternatives to the delivery bed.
Research shows that, for most women, having labour induced means they are two or three times more likely to have an unplanned caesarean section
One of the most important things that a woman can do in order to help give herself the best chance of a straightforward normal birth with as little intervention as possible.
More evidence has emerged to show that midwives help to keep birth normal, with equal or better safety statistics.
Who is most at risk of caesarean? Sara Wickham looks at research which highlights women who may need particular protection from unnecessary surgery.
Sara Wickham offers resources for the use of a rebozo in labour and birth.