Category: Topic resources

Placental birth resources

Sara Wickham’s website contains lots of placenta-related resources. Here’s a current list of her blog posts, articles and books on this topic.

Anti-D in pregnancy: how we haven’t moved on…

The first Cochrane review of the research relating to the administration of anti-D during pregnancy was undertaken in 1996. Nearly twenty years later, September 2015 saw the publication of the latest update. During that time, however, the only changes have…

Questioning screening: food for thought

Are you aware that the vast majority of the things that midwives do during antenatal and postnatal checks and when looking after women in labour are actually screening tests?  No matter whether we are checking a woman’s blood pressure, urine…

Cervical wisdom resources

Have you ever noticed what real women’s cervixes do in labour? How they haven’t read the textbooks? Sara Wickham shares her work on cervical wisdom.

9 things you might not know about anti-D…

Maybe you’re already full of information about anti-D, but as I was writing my anti-D resources series, I started noting a few things down that people are sometimes surprised to discover when I speak about this topic.  If you’re completely…