Below is a list of all my blog posts in alphabetical order (excluding ‘the’, ‘a’, etc). The posts are updated regularly with new research and resources:

An actively managed placental birth might be the best option for most women

The Anterior Cervical Lip: how to ruin a perfectly good birth

Amniotic Fluid Volume: too much, too little, or who knows?

The Assessment of Progress

Asynclitism: a well aligned baby or a tilted head?

Big babies: the risk of care provider fear

Birth from the Baby’s Perspective

Birthing the Placenta: women’s decisions and experiences

In Celebration of the OP Baby

Childbirth Trauma: care provider actions and interactions

Cord Blood Collection: confessions of a vampire-midwife

The Curse of Meconium Stained Liquor

In Defence of the Amniotic Sac

Early Labour and Mixed Messages

The Effective Labour Contraction

Feel the Fear and Birth Anyway

The Future of Midwifery and Homebirth in Australia

Gestational Diabetes: beyond the label

Guest post: when birth is trauma

The Human Microbiome: considerations for pregnancy, birth and early mothering

Induction: a step by step guide

Information Giving and the Law

Judging Birth

Listening to Baby During Labour

Midwifery Practice During Birth: rites of passage and rites of protection

No Woman’s Land: a student midwife’s call (guest post)

Nuchal Cords: the perfect scapegoat

The Perineal ‘Bundle’ and Midwifery

Perineal Protectors?

The Placenta: essential resuscitation equipment

Postdates Induction of Labour: balancing the risks

Pre-labour Rupture of Membranes: impatience and risk

Pushing: leave it to the experts

Research (Bias) and Maternity Care

Responsibilities in the Mother-Midwife Relationship

Shoulder Dystocia: the real story

Stages of Labour and Collusion

Supporting women’s instinctive behaviour during birth

Testing, Testing…

Understanding and assessing labour progress

Vaginal Examinations: a symptom of a cervical-centric birth culture

VBAC: making a mountain out of a molehill