Category: Research Updates

What is a labour plateau?

A labour plateau is a phrase used to describe a pause or slowdown in labour. The labour plateau is a phenomenon with which I am very familiar. As a midwife, I attended mostly physiological births, where it is common to…

Is home birth safe?

Our home birth information hub – the latest research on the safety of home birth and links to many of Dr Sara Wickham’s articles and blog posts on this.

Shared decision making

The term ‘shared decision making’ implies that the practitioner gets a say in what the person decides, and that’s not quite right…