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’?

And that was that!

Sara Wickham shares an article that she co-authored with her grandmother, sharing her grandmother’s birth stories. And that was that.

Another riff on the latest home birth research…

It doesn’t matter how many insults are thrown at those who choose and support homebirth; research study after research study continues to show that this is a safe and reasonable option.  This week, the Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health…

Risk and birth

Sara Wickham offers resources to illuminate and further thinking about risk and birth and how the notion of risk is discussed in pregnancy and birth.

More evidence on positive benefits of home birth

Just a quick heads up for anyone who might have missed these two recent studies providing more evidence of the positive benefits of home birth… Firstly, and kindly made freely available by the folks at the British Medical Journal, we…