An ode to my rebozo

Last week I tried (and failed) to attend the Human Rights in Childbirth European Summit in Strasbourg. Thanks to a fault on the Eurostar I spent 10 hours travelling in ever-decreasing circles around my house instead of reporting for Birthrights and the UK on the good, bad and the ugly in terms of women’s rights in birth. My fruitless travels were made slightly less annoying by a soft, long, warm and beautiful scarf around my neck. I used it as a headrest and a shawl as well... Read More

Why Human Rights in Childbirth Matter

Thanks to my brilliant publishers Pinter and Martin, my new book, Why Human Rights in Childbirth Matter, was published on 15 September. It’s been incredibly exciting to hear that midwives in Powys got together to read and discuss the issues, that several copies are circulating in a number of labour wards across the country and that women in Australia, Canada, Finland and America are reading it. Here’s what one reviewer, Karen Hall, had to say about the book:   This... Read More

The Hackney Doula

Doula UK Recognised