Tag: home birth

Curiosity and the Caul

Sara Wickham describes a caul birth where the intact membranes may have protected the baby. What wisdom is there in the ‘safety labour’?

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.

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