Feedback from an NHS midwife about whether NHS services users have choice.
A story about a consultant not listening to a new mother telling her stop!
A story of a VBAC birth where a partner missed the birth because they didn't believe she was in labour.
A story of a informed choice and women centred care being overruled by a consultant.
Retained placenta - why the time it takes to birth a placenta isn't necessarily the issue.
A story of a non consensual procedure post birth.
A student midwife's view. "So by the time three years have passed and we have qualified, we are often fully immersed in the culture."
A story about coerced induction and complete lack of empathy and understanding during birth as well as postnatally.
It was the most horrendous experience ever and now I’m pregnant with number 4, I will never birth in a hospital again.
After being laughed at and told I wouldn’t be birthing that night to being checked , 5/6cm & blue lighted to a consultant led ward, strapped to a monitor and placed on a bed within the hour, the midwife spent the rest of the time with her back to me doing paper work.