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Birth Rights & Attitudes Towards Autonomy in Maternity Care

This blog post shares some of my learnings from and reflections of a seminar I attended recently, hosted by the Birthrights group at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire. 1,099 more words

Health secretary promises to end maternity ‘blame culture’

National Health Executive | Published online: 17 October 2016

Families who suffer problems during childbirth as a result of failings in care could claim compensation without legal proceedings under new proposals.

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10 (October 2016)

The midwife national convention

It’s time for the
Midwife National Convention!

Publicity for the upcoming annual conference of the Midwives Alliance of North America, combined with this summer’s Republican and Democratic national conventions, were the twin inspirations for this cartoon.   315 more words

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On Mama's bookshelf

Our bookshelf overfloweth! Here is a sampling of the reproduction-related volumes that have crossed our desk in the last few months.

A Midwife’s Story (1986), by Penny Armstrong and Sheryl Feldman, relates how Armstrong, a nurse-midwife, comes to live near the Amish in Lancaster County, PA and provide care to them. 1,073 more words

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Maternity Care Failing Some Disabled Women

Hall, J. et al. | Published online: 15 September 2016

Research published  by Bournemouth University and commissioned by Birthrights highlights how maternity care may not be meeting the needs of some pregnant disabled women.

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09 (September 2016)

Life ends ... when?

Life ends … when?

Once the cartoon Life begins … when? was posted, it seemed only natural to start work on the other end of the mortal coil – the shuffling-off end. 1,440 more words

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