Tag: maternal mortality

Confidential Enquiries 2015

The latest Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Death (2015) report has been published and, while it shows an overall decrease in the rate of maternal death, it has highlighted some key issues relating to perinatal mental health. For those who may…

The Elephant Collective: a story of women’s creativity

“In the autumn of 2014, following yet another inquest into a maternal death ending with a verdict of medical misadventure,” wrote Irish sociologist, birth activist and all-round fab woman Jo Murphy-Lawless (2015), “I felt strongly that something needed to be…