Tag: home birth

Is home birth safe?

Is home birth safe? Sara Wickham looks at the evidence of home birth safety, including a meta-analysis involving around half a million women and babies.

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.

The wisdom of storks

Sara Wickham looks at what storks can teach us about the need for science AND stories when it comes to birth wisdom.

Pondering Domesticity…

Pondering domesticity: what is domesticity, where is the joy in it and research looking at how domesticity dictates behaviour in the birth space