Posts Tagged ‘maternity’

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…

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…

What Happened at the National Maternity Review Team Listening Event?

Yesterday was the first listening event of the National Maternity Review, held at London King’s College. The invitation, from the Chair of the review herself, Baroness Julia Cumberledge promised that the event would “…be pooling ideas to improve maternity services.” And that “We are most anxious to hear from all those who have an interest […] Read more…

Life After…Birth Trauma

Many of you will know the background to my and Hugo’s story. Hugo was born by emergency Caesarean section on February 20, 2014. The circumstances of his birth were hugely traumatic because it was literally a life-and-death situation. The legacy of the trauma of Hugo’s birth has affected me ever since. Flashbacks, a feeling of disconnection, […] Read more…

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