Posts Tagged ‘mother’

The exclusive club that no one wants to join but that we would love to be able to leave

Once in a while someone else’s post comes along that makes me feel like they’ve looked into my head and written down my own feelings. This happens quite regularly with posts in the wonderful Still Standing magazine, which is written by people who have experienced all kinds of baby and child loss. It’s written by people who […] Read more…

The importance of balanced messages when talking about birth

My mind has been racing since a brief discussion on Twitter last night about helpful and unhelpful vocabulary in healthcare communication. The discussion stemmed from a Guardian article bearing the headline “Should pregnant women be encouraged to shun labour wards?”. The words used in the headline falls into the ‘unhelpful’ category. The article actually includes the […] Read more…

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