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RCM - "The gathering storm: England’s midwifery workforce challenges"

An Royal College of Midwives press release discusses a new report on the threats faced by maternity services.

The report ‘The gathering storm: England’s midwifery workforce challenges… 129 more words

Management of Breech Presentation (RCOG Green-top Guideline No. 20b)

This guideline provides up-to-date information on methods of delivery for women with breech presentation, this is the fourth edition of this guideline, first published in 1999 and revised in 2001 and 2006 under the same title. 74 more words

External Cephalic Version and Reducing the Incidence of Term Breech Presentation (RCOG Green-top Guideline No. 20a)

This guideline summarises the evidence regarding the routine use of external cephalic version (ECV) for breech presentation, and is the second edition of this guideline, first published in 2006 under the title  68 more words

The Blog I Wish I Had Read Before Going Into Labor.

Have you ever wondered what the “D” stands for in the famous term “D-Day”? Historically there is a lot of confusion about this. It was a term very commonly used in the military. 1,704 more words

What is a Birth Doula?

There are many misconceptions of what a birth doula is. We are not a midwife, a medical provider, or only for certain minded group of women. 622 more words

What is a doula?

Throughout history, laboring women were surrounded by their mothers, sisters, aunts, cousins, family, and friends. The women of the community were familiar with birth and helped each other during this special time. 887 more words

Self Discovery Through Birth - Thais Nye Derich

I’m delighted to welcome the inspirational author and activist Thais Nye Derich to the site. Thais’ new memoir Second Chance: A Mother’s Quest for a Natural Birth after a Cesarean… 833 more words

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