Tag: labour

Defining active labour

Sara Wickham looks at defining active labour and a paper which has added to the debate about the different guidelines relating to this.

To feel, or not to feel?

Sara Wickham discusses the practice of feeling for the nuchal cord at birth. How do women feel about this? Should this ever be routine?

Alternidurals

Sara Wickham debates the language of pain relief in labour, and asks how we can get better information out about the benefits and risks of this.