Advice for flying when pregnant…

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The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ (RCOG) Patient (sic) Information Committee has recently produced a leaflet offering advice to women who are considering undertaking air travel when pregnant. The leaflet is based upon the RCOG Scientific Impact Paper Air…

Love, kisses and other ways of knowing…

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I remember once carrying out a literature search on shoulder dystocia for a homebirth emergencies workshop and coming across this fabulous quote by Sister Morningstar (2011) in Midwifery Today.  She had taken a rather different approach to that of most…

Choice, Liberty and Public Health

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“The field and concept of public health, by definition, involves the making of policies which seek to improve the health of populations. Inevitably, this involves the appraisal of epidemiological data and consideration of which measures will improve health and prevent…