Tag: risk

May Contain Tigers

Warning: this blog post may contain tigers. As someone who lives with a serious food allergy, I have noticed some interesting changes in the information given on product labels over time. Over the years, I have thoroughly enjoyed the proliferation…

Are there good reasons to induce labour?

Are there good reasons to induce labour? That’s a question often posted when I talk or write about labour induction. It’s an understandable question. I have spent more than twenty years writing about how induction isn’t always beneficial. I’ve often…

Risk: the game of life

Sara Wickham considers women who decline to accept the “high-risk” label applied by risk-focused caregivers and make the decisions that are right for them.

The risk-managed birth ball

The risk-managed birth ball; Sara Wickham’s article in which she considers just how far things are going towards a culture of risk management…