Tag: articles

Bring back the bed bath?

Sara Wickham discusses the practice of midwives offering a bed bath to a woman who has just given birth, and the value of this.

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.

What’s true, pussycat?

Sara Wickham riffs about cats at birth, cats in maternity care and just how much we can learn by being open to other ways of knowing.

The risk-managed birth ball

The risk-managed birth ball; Sara Wickham’s article in which she considers just how far things are going towards a culture of risk management…

The birth of a midwife?

Sara Wickham writes about children at birth through the story of ‘Eleanor’, a three year-old who came to her sister’s home birth.