Vanessa Olorenshaw’s Liberating Motherhood was published last year, launching the ‘purple stocking movement’. The book raises the issue of the absence of mothers in feminism and politics. It is not enough to simply have women in leadership. Not all women are mothers and not all mothers mother the same. Society encourages us to return to paid … More Maternal Feminism in the Brave New World
Can you handle the truth? … More You won’t find me on Facebook anymore.
The insurance exemption for private midwifery has been extended, again.
Just thought you ought to know…. … More You shall be grateful…
Whilst the far majority of people plan an assisted birth for their primary pathway when creating a birth map, the benefits of considering unassisted birth are undeniable.
… More Five Reasons to Prepare for Unassisted Birth
Are you at risk of preparing a ‘weak’ birth plan?
The language you use in your birth plan is as important as the decisions that back it up.
Many a well researched birth plan has been discarded because the language was passive.
Have you got an Active Birth Plan? … More The Language of Birth Plans
The naming of a new person is a great undertaking. … More What’s in a Name?