Another study has shown that receiving pregnancy care from a midwife can reduce the chance of having problems, says Sara Wickham.
Tag: midwife-led care
Standardisation of Care: a contradiction in terms
A guest post by Professor Emerita Mavis Kirkham: Standardisation of Care: a contradiction in terms. And why individualisation matters.
A Fundamental Contradiction: the business model does not fit midwifery values
Mavis Kirkham’s article: A Fundamental Contradiction: the business model does not fit midwifery values
Celebrating the Albany Practice Outcomes
An important paper on the Albany Midwifery Practice has been published in Midwifery
Denying ‘at risk’ women access to midwifery-led units
Why are so-called ‘at risk’ women denied access to the very places that could help reduce the chance of adverse events?
How to train your obstetrician
Sara Wickham looks at the difference between the technocratic and holistic approaches, and how we can help colleagues to be more woman-centred.
Hands-off midwifery and the art of balance
Sara Wickham’s 2009 article on hands-off midwifery and the art of balance, which discusses topics from vaginal examination to breech birth.