Archive of ‘Maternity Experience’ category

My Maternity Care for #YourMaternityCare

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) which regulates all health and social care provision in England has launched a campaign about maternity care this week called #YourMaternityCare. For Harriet, the birth of her first son was traumatic. How was #YourMaternityCare?https://t.co/PQoCiVk4y0 pic.twitter.com/8ozbmk1wf9 — CQC (@CareQualityComm) February 15, 2016 They say: There are nearly 700,000 live births each […] Read more…

Have Your Say In The National Maternity Review Online Consultation

The NHS Maternity Review is currently underway to make recommendations for the improvement of services for women and their families. They are very keen to hear from everyone with an interest in making sure women have the best, safest-possible experience of maternity services. The review has been holding national listening events, and wants to make sure […] Read more…

Why We Can’t Call Birth ‘Normal’

We’ve had some really insightful discussions about ‘normal’ birth recently. What’s the right word for it? It’s a complex debate! My #MatExp colleague Helen articulated the debate in this brilliant, insightful post yesterday. To sum up the extensive discussions, the post proposed calling birth just that…birth. I thought I’d take a visual approach to explain […] Read more…

When #MatExp Went to NHS Expo

The #MatExp team congregated in Manchester this week – for the very first time! – to lead a workshop at NHS Expo. What an amazing day it was! The event underlined for me just how privileged I am to be involved in #MatExp, and the impact we are having. Who would have imagined a group […] Read more…

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