What do women want when it comes to the induction decision? Dr Sara Wickham investigates research which shows that it’s more complex than we might think.
Does antenatal Anti-D help the current baby?
Does antenatal anti-D help the current baby? Sara Wickham demystifies the science and answers this question in simple terms.
9 things you might not know about Anti-D…
Over the years, I’ve become aware that there are a few things that people are sometimes surprised to learn when I speak about Anti-D. I made sure to include all of these and loads more when I wrote my book Anti-D…
How to save 40,000 women a year from having unnecessary Anti-D…
How many women receive unnecessary anti-D? Sara Wickham looks at some of the issues concerning antenatal anti-D and fetal blood testing.
Prophylactic antibiotics after instrumental birth?
A large trial on prophylactic antibiotics after instrumental birth which shows that this reduces the chance of infection from one in five to one in ten.
Is prevention better than cure? Sara Wickham looks at the idea of prophylaxis; doing things to try to prevent disease and danger.
More evidence on targeting anti-D
Research looking at targeting anti-D … using fetal rhesus group testing in order to offer anti-D only to women carrying rhesus positive babies.
Iron supplementation: lumping, splitting and choice
Sara Wickham points to research on iron supplementation in pregnancy and explains the notions of lumping and splitting, which are important here.