Home birth after caesarean (or HBAC) is an increasingly popular option. Women and families know that they will be less subject to monitoring and interference at home. It is thought by some that home birth after caesarean may lead to…
Revisiting the world wide wonder
Re-sharing a 2002 article by Sara Wickham about the way in which medical information is spread and shared on the internet.
The knee-jerk effect in maternity care
Sara Wickham looks at the knee-jerk effect in maternity care. When one or two adverse outcomes lead to sweeping policy changes, often with no evidence.
Women have lives, pregnancies, births and children, NOT obstetric careers!
Sara Wickham debates some of the language used in the obstetric literature. Today, the focus is on the term, ‘obstetric career’.