Monthly Archives: June 2012

5000 more midwives needed – sign the RCM e-Petition

Births are higher now than they were a decade ago in every part of the UK – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Put simply, we are in a baby boom. England has seen the sharpest rise. In 2001, around 563,000 babies were born in England. In 2010, it was 687,000. That is a rise […]

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Positions for Labour and Birth

  As part of their Campaign for Normal Birth the Royal College of Midwives has created a series of video clips to demonstrate positions that can be used for labour and birth. They show both the birth centre and hospital environment. You can see how the birthing/gym ball is used in labour. If you would […]

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