How to make your own vagina!

make your own vagina

On my recent tours around the UK and Australia, I met many lovely midwives and birth folk who had great ideas for keeping birth normal and promoting women’s knowledge and confidence.  One was Susan Stephenson, a midwife in Yorkshire who…

Quote of the month for May 2015

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“Women did not want an acquaintance or stranger providing care which could offer a superficial connection. Instead, they wanted a relationship with depth wherein the care provider truly knew the woman as an individual with unique needs and expectations. Jasmine…

Quote of the Month – May 2015

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“To study neonatal Streptococcal B infection is to enter the realm of mysteries… How to explain that microbes from maternal origin may be pathogenic for the baby? Several decades ago, we learned that, compared with the placenta of other mammals,…

Who safeguards mothers?

Thinking Outside the Box

While routine screening for group B streptococcus is not recommended in the UK, women are sometimes coincidentally found to be carrying these bacteria during investigations of symptoms in pregnancy. If such women decide to decline intravenous antibiotics for themselves in…