Tag: induction

Which first-time mums are more at risk of caesarean?

Which first-time mums are more at risk of caesarean? There is growing concern about the number of unnecessary caesareans, and the rate of these is especially high in first-time mums. That concern is the reason behind doing the research that…

Are there good reasons to induce labour?

Are there good reasons to induce labour? That’s a question often posted when I talk or write about labour induction. It’s an understandable question. I have spent more than twenty years writing about how induction isn’t always beneficial. I’ve often…

Which induction book do I need?

Which induction book should I read? I’m the author of two books about induction of labour. Inducing Labour: making informed decisions has been popular for nearly twenty years. I frequently update it with new information, so as long as you…

Sara Wickham is back in The Midwives’ Cauldron!

I’m back in The Midwives’ Cauldron! One morning last week, I got up very early and met up online with Katie James and Dr Rachel Reed, creators of The Midwives’ Cauldron podcast. We chatted about the induction epidemic, the updated…

In Your Own Time now available!

In Your Own Time – now available, and on the bestseller list! In Your Own Time: how western medicine controls the start of labour and why this needs to stop is Dr Sara Wickham’s newest book. It has been written…