Hospital

Stephanie’s Story – Plan B Hospital Birth!

Who doesn’t love a birth story!? I certainly do. I think I found reading about other people’s experiences one of the most helpful ways to prepare for my births. Stephanie’s Plan B hospital birth is no exception, and testament to the fact that you can still have a great experience, even when events don’t follow […]

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How To Submit an FOI Request for Maternity BMI Policies

If you’re pregnant or trying to conceive, you might want to know how to submit an FOI request (Freedom of Information) to your local Trust. It’s worth finding out as much as possible about your likely treatment beforehand, and it’s pretty simple to do. A number of Trusts now publish all policies on their website,

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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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