Planned home and hospital births in South Australia, 1991-2006: differences in outcomes Robyn Kennare, Marc Keirse, Graeme Tucker and Annabelle Chan, MJA 192(2), 18 January 2009 You’re going to be hearing a lot from the Australian Medical Association about That… Read More ›
The right to an informed choice, free of all and any coercion, in the personal decision of whether a woman will or will not proceed with pregnancy and childbirth.
Who knew Celebrity Big Brother UK would get so interesting so quickly? Day two, and they’re still making awkward small talk (everything relaxes on day three, when they start having farting competitions). They’ve done the usual thing of stacking the… Read More ›
As we’ve come to expect, Kate strips away the fluff and goes straight to the bone of just why this particular example of Democrats throwing their voters under the bus may have been the final straw.
[x-posted from FWD/Forward: Feminists With Disabilities] As a feminist, I am pro-choice. Abortion should be safe, legal, and accessible. As a feminist, I look at more than whether single, individual women have access to abortion. There is a much broader… Read More ›
Can someone show me again the SCIENCE!!!1! behind denying access to a doula during maternity care? Here are a few excerpts of papers I found, mixed in type (quantitative research, qualitative research, meta-analysis, review), on doula care. Emphases are mine…. Read More ›
The Birth Whisperer (and just about everyplace else in the birthosphere) has published a sign posted in the Aspen Women’s Center in Utah, USA. Description: A teal sign on an office wall, reading: Because the physicians at Aspen Women’s Center… Read More ›
Complete with the infantilising headline we’ve come to expect from Fairfax media, Asher Moses has written up the ongoing #nestlefamily incident: “Mummy bloggers spit the dummy over Nestle’s spoilt milk” First, Nestlé hung its bloggers out to dry, leaving them… Read More ›
Remember the Perth rally against breastfeeding discrimination back in April? Mandy Crabtree was ejected from a cafe for requesting to breastfeed her baby, and the Premier responded to public outcry by saying that women should breastfeed in a “discreet, modern… Read More ›