Rachel Reedindependent midwife, lecturer and birth nerd
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- Induction: a step by step guide
- Amniotic Fluid Volume: too much, too little, or who knows?
- Induction of Labour: balancing risks
- The Anterior Cervical Lip: how to ruin a perfectly good birth
- In Defence of the Amniotic Sac
- Early Labour and Mixed Messages
- The Human Microbiome: considerations for pregnancy, birth and early mothering
- Pre-labour Rupture of Membranes: impatience and risk
- Nuchal Cords: the perfect scapegoat
- Perineal Protectors?
Tag Archives: cultural norms
Finally I have completed my Phd! It took me six years – the last two mostly writing… and writing… and rewriting. Entire chapters did not make the final ‘cut’. There is so much more I wanted to say (and did) … Continue reading