What’s the chance of having another PPH, if you’ve had one before? For some women, that’s an important question. Women who have had a previous postpartum haemorrhage (PPH, or excessive bleeding after birth) are often advised to have their future babies…
Women with higher BMI: it doesn’t have to be complicated!
We have heard much over the past few years about the risks posed to women with higher BMI than average. It’s clear, however, that this focus is problematic in a number of ways. The evidence isn’t clear cut. There is…
How do midwives support women in bureaucratic health care systems?
How do midwives support women in bureaucratic health care systems? The past few years have seen some less than accurate depictions of midwives and midwifery practice so I was heartened to see the publication of a study that I chose…
Top ten technologies that have improved the lives of women and midwives
Dr Sara Wickham shares the top ten technologies that have improved the lives of women and midwives, voted for by midwifery and medical colleages.
We are all biased by what we see…
Sara Wickham looks at how we are all biased by our experiences, and how different viewpoints depend on what we see.
Midwives matter more than monitors
Midwives matter more than monitors. Sara Wickham discusses research on fetal monitoring which shows that midwives make more of a difference.
Journeying With Women: holistic midwives and relationship
The full text of Dr Sara Wickham’s 2010 article, Journeying With Women: holistic midwives and relationship. Relates to so-called “post-term” pregnancy.
Post-term Pregnancy: The Problem of the Boundaries
The full text of Dr Sara Wickham’s 2009 research article: “Post-Term Pregnancy: the problem of the boundaries.”