Labour & Birth Blog Posts

Hospital Bed

We’ve got to do our own research…

While there is no denying that there are excellent caregivers in midwifery services, there are unfortunately those for whom the magic of childbirth has been subsumed by the sheer hard work and for whom midwifery seems to have become ‘just a job’. Even the most caring of midwives have procedures and protocols to follow, and …

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Scary Looking Doctor

A plea for help from the UK on a US website

If anything convinces me I’m doing the right thing by spending what ridiculously little spare time I have working on getting this website up and running, this is it: Please please please, can someone help me. I am 10 weeks pregnant and currently have a BMI of 35. Firstly, I have suffered with severe sickness …

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burger and chips

We don’t all eat takeaway every night!

“I used to eat ten packets of crisps a day and have a takeaway for dinner every night. I just couldn’t be bothered cooking so we either went out for dinner or ordered in.” I swear this sort of thing is why bigger women get treated so badly in maternity services. Are we all like …

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