Supporting the Albany model of midwifery care

I wrote recently in this Blog about why it is important to support independent midwives in the UK, however in the UK we had from 1997 to 2009 a wonderful model of midwifery support for women in London on the

Supporting the Albany model of midwifery care

I wrote recently in this Blog about why it is important to support independent midwives in the UK, however in the UK we had from 1997 to 2009 a wonderful model of midwifery support for women in London on the

The Extraordinary Vessels and Continuum

  I am happy to present a lovely perspective on the Extraordinary Vessels, written by one of the first Well Mother teachers, Sally Ibbotson. You can contact Sally via her website. Working with the Extraordinary Vessels is a core part

The Extraordinary Vessels and Continuum

  I am happy to present a lovely perspective on the Extraordinary Vessels, written by one of the first Well Mother teachers, Sally Ibbotson. You can contact Sally via her website. Working with the Extraordinary Vessels is a core part

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Supporting independent midwives in the UK

Why is it important to support Independent midwives in the UK? Independent midwives, as quoted in an article about the situation, written 4 years ago in the Independent, which still has relevant information “  are keepers of vital midwifery skills

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Supporting independent midwives in the UK

Why is it important to support Independent midwives in the UK? Independent midwives, as quoted in an article about the situation, written 4 years ago in the Independent, which still has relevant information “  are keepers of vital midwifery skills

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New study on acupressure for labour

  A new study was published in December 16 Effect of LI4 and BL32 acupressure on labor pain and delivery outcome in the first stage of labor in primiparous women: A randomized controlled trial http://www.complementarytherapiesinmedicine.com/article/S0965-2299(16)30242-4/fulltext?elsca1=etoc&elsca2=email&elsca3=0965-2299_201612_29__&elsca4=Health+Professions%7CComplementary+Medicine I was rather puzzled at

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New study on acupressure for labour

  A new study was published in December 16 Effect of LI4 and BL32 acupressure on labor pain and delivery outcome in the first stage of labor in primiparous women: A randomized controlled trial http://www.complementarytherapiesinmedicine.com/article/S0965-2299(16)30242-4/fulltext?elsca1=etoc&elsca2=email&elsca3=0965-2299_201612_29__&elsca4=Health+Professions%7CComplementary+Medicine I was rather puzzled at

Nurturing Sanctuary

My wishes for you in 2017: nurturing your inner and outer sanctuaries with love and compassion Sawadee ka! Greetings to you all from Thailand where I have been for the last 6 weeks, journeying alone, taking space away just to

Nurturing Sanctuary

My wishes for you in 2017: nurturing your inner and outer sanctuaries with love and compassion Sawadee ka! Greetings to you all from Thailand where I have been for the last 6 weeks, journeying alone, taking space away just to

Turning breech babies

How to turn a breech baby. If you google how to turn a breech baby you will come up with a list of suggestions with perhaps top of the list being external cephalic version (an obstetric technique to manually turn

Turning breech babies

How to turn a breech baby. If you google how to turn a breech baby you will come up with a list of suggestions with perhaps top of the list being external cephalic version (an obstetric technique to manually turn

Space: the missing element in Chinese medicine

In my previous blog on the elements, I focused on the more familiar 5 elements of Chinese medicine: earth, water, fire, wood and metal. However, the element of Space is not usually considered. In this blog, I want to explore

Space: the missing element in Chinese medicine

In my previous blog on the elements, I focused on the more familiar 5 elements of Chinese medicine: earth, water, fire, wood and metal. However, the element of Space is not usually considered. In this blog, I want to explore