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Journal Vol. 14, No. 4 — Failure in expectations: it's all your fault!

Failure in expectations: It's all your fault!
A recent notice posted on a website suggests women are their own worst enemies.

Post-traumatic stress disorder: AIMS' voice at the RCOG
Recent evidence shows that suicide was the largest cause of maternal death in the first year after childbirth

Through a glass darkly
A mother writes about the traumatic birth of her son, eight years later.

The challenge of change in Wales
Welsh midwives are determined to bring about radical changes.

Home birth: a realistic possibility
Report of joint meeting at Royal Society of Medicine, November 2002

Medical litigation in maternity care
Report of meeting in Stirling, November 2002

Nursing and Midwifery Council
Report of meeting in Glasgow, November 2002

National Service Framework Maternity Module
Report of open forum event in Leeds, January 2003

In Memoriam: Mireille Jospin Dandieu

Jean Robinson reviews

Book Reviews:

Also in this issue:
Concern over Social Services' behaviour; Home birth hostilities; What's a midwife worth?; Should parents go back to school?.

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