Sara Wickham shares her thoughts on birth knowledge, women’s wisdom and what she wishes she could tell everyone about these topics…
Induction for big baby: what’s the evidence?
Been offered induction for big baby? Well, let’s start with a really important fact. Researchers admit that, “it is not clear whether it is better for women with big babies to have their labour induced or to wait for labour…
Home fetal dopplers “strongly discouraged”
Government and professional bodies in the UK have publicly advised against the use of fetal dopplers by parents in the home. Dr Sara Wickham explains.
A few reasons to be cautious about the idea of routinely scanning for breech presentation near term
Sara Wickham looks at the ides of routinely offering a scan to see if a baby is breech. This raises more issues than many people realise.
The madness of modern measurement
The madness of modern measurement. True stories of situations in maternity care where machine ‘knowledge’ overrides human knowledge, even though it’s wrong.