When Science Communication is not science or communication.

There once was a kid who loved Science And grew up to create an appliance* it’s science he said nature is ‘dead’ And to trust nature is medical defiance *This ‘appliance’ could be, for example, the constant monitoring equipment used in labour, very useful when indicated but not always necessary or beneficial.   And it is … More When Science Communication is not science or communication.

Mothers Matter!

Why do I keep harping on about Informed Birth Preparation? Because I am on a Mission : To provide all women with the means to make  informed decisions regarding their pregnancy care, labour, birth and parenting. This matters because the current maternity system does not encourage women to own, trust or actively participate in their birthing. (see also The trouble with consent … More Mothers Matter!

Curse of The Third

You’re a seasoned Mother You’ve birthed before You did it well  You know the score You know your body Your know your mind But third time ’round Here’s what you’ll find: You’ll be told it was just luck And to forget all you’ve inferred For anything can happen now, This is The Curse of The … More Curse of The Third

Book review: peace, love and khaki socks by Kim Lock

As you escape into Peace, Love and Khaki Socks be prepared: dress comfortably – and for the tropics. No matter where you are. The very talented Kim Lock, in her debut novel, will leave you mopping your brow as you swelter in the Darwin heat. Kim Lock writes beautifully. Each paragraph will transport you, you will feel every … More Book review: peace, love and khaki socks by Kim Lock