Category: Quotes and shares

Honouring placenta wisdom…

Sara Wickham wonders how many of the women and babies whose labours get interfered with would be fine if we gave nature the chance to outwit us more often.

Precious blood…

Sara Wickham shares a quote by Michel Odent on the value of leaving the umbilical cord intact during the birth of the placenta.

‘Rubbish technology’

Paul Lewis describes EFM as ‘rubbish technology’, addressing the lack of robust evidence of benefits of monitoring the fetal heart in labour.