I love the smell of data in the morning, and none moreso than new data on UK waterbirths! This comes courtesy of the National Maternity and Perinatal Audit – who have conducted a retrospective study on births taking place in England in 2015-16. Waterbirth: a national retrospective cohort study of factors associated with its use […]
I’m disappointed and angry today. This year has been difficult for everyone, but for people accessing maternity services it has been particularly traumatic and unnecessarily anxiety inducing. When the NHS released new guidance on Wednesday, clarifying that (at last!) people should “have access to support at all times during their maternity journey”. It finally seemed
AIMS (Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services) are pleased to announce the third book in their Guide series: The AIMS Guide to Your Rights in Pregnancy & Birth. This replaces their book ‘Am I Allowed?’. I’m a big fan of AIMS’ work, and not just because they published my Water Birth article last year!