West Midlands Maternity Research Study Needs Participants!

It’s a New Year, and researchers are back looking for participants! As usual, I’ll publish any I feel are relevant to the BigBirthas readers here. First up for January 2022 is some West Midlands maternity research. Did you give birth in the West Midlands between 2015 and 2020? Are you from a minority ethnic background? …

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Midwives Supporting Alternative Birth Choices – New Research!

It’s always nice to hear about midwives supporting alternative birth choices. To be fair, I don’t think my choice to homebirth with a BMI of 44 should be regarded as ‘alternative’! But, since only 1.1% of women and birthing people with a BMI over 40 birthed in a freestanding midwifery unit or at home in …

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Research – Weight Loss Medication and Fertility

Hi everyone! The University of Plymouth have contacted BigBirthas.co.uk about some research they’re doing into weight loss medication and fertility. There seems to have been quite a lot of focus on obesity and fertility lately! In the UK, there are two types of weight loss medication which can be prescribed or purchased privately. One of …

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