The ALTE mysteries

Sara Wickham shares concerns about papers implying that ALTEs are associated with or a consequence of skin-to-skin cuddling or breastfeeding

Pelvic checks at the 6-week check

Is there value in doing a vaginal or pelvic examination at the 6 week postnatal check? Sometimes, the combination of my travelling and reading of the midwifery and obstetric literature highlights variation in what is seen as standard or usual…