Because have you ever noticed that real women’s labouring cervices haven’t read the textbooks?
That, although we are taught that they are supposed to open in a linear, unidirectional and relatively predictable manner, many don’t actually do that?
I’ve been pondering this for a few years, and it is one of the topics that I get asked to speak about quite a bit. This page gathers together the main articles that I have written on this and related topics in one place for anyone who is interested.
You can also click here to get a reference list for a previous session I presented on this topic. Many of the references are the same as in the articles I have linked to here, but it’s more easily printable.
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