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My birth stories

I won’t go into too many gory details because, well y’know, I don’t want to put anyone off their grape nuts (just looked up that phrase and it looks like Victoria Woodisms have seeped into my sub-conscious and taken root!) but I’d like to put anyone else about to go into this whole saga of labour, at ease. 969 more words


Bumi Sehat in Sentani

A branch of Bumi Sehat, or Klinik Bersalin Angel Hiromi Bumi Sehat Papua, is almost ready to open in Sentani. There website shares, “Bumi Sehat Foundation International’s mission is to reduce maternal and child morbidity and mortality and to support the health and wise development of communities. 44 more words


Choosing a Midwife: What You Need to Know

Have you considered working with a midwife for your delivery but are confused about what that involves?

What’s the difference between working with a midwife and an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB-GYN)?  1,092 more words

Delivery Room Experience With Our 4 Year Old

When our first daughter, Brynlee, was born 4 years ago, a series of devastating events started to happen. In the last 4 years, our sweet girl has experienced the death of 5 grandparents. 970 more words



The headline font could hardly be blacker, bigger and bolder.  Twenty seven characters occupy 30% of the front page.

This post uses neurocognitive discourse analysis to reveal meaning making in a… 888 more words


Pampers Uses "Push It" To Thank Midwives In This UK Ad

Salt-N-Pepa’s breakthrough hit “Push It” is a song that’s been featured in advertising quite often. And here, it’s used in a context that seems logical: childbirth. 28 more words

Nursing, midwifery and care staff learning tool

NHS England has published Leading change, adding value: learning tool to support all nursing, midwifery and care staff.  This document provides details of the Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV) framework and supports all nursing, midwifery and care staff to identify and address unwarranted variation in practice – recognising unequal standards of care and changing them.

Download the document from here