Tag: postnatal care

Anti-D information: getting started

Many people visit this website looking for Anti-D information. Anti-D is the name of a medicine made from blood that is offered to rhesus negative women who may have been exposed to rhesus positive blood. It’s known as RhoGAM® in…

The words we use…

Sara Wickham’s article in which she discusses some of the language used around birth. Offers questions, insights and suggestions for change.

Pelvic checks at the 6-week check

Is there value in doing a vaginal or pelvic examination at the 6 week postnatal check? Sometimes, the combination of my travelling and reading of the midwifery and obstetric literature highlights variation in what is seen as standard or usual…

How are you sleeping?

In your midwifery practice, do you routinely ask women how they’re sleeping?  And if you do, what do you do with that information?