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Journal Vol. 18, No. 4 — Consultation Conundrums

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Looking forward
Vicki Williams and Beverley Beech review the highs and lows of 2006

Consultation Conundrums
Gina Lowdon explores the customer consultation process for the VBAC Guidelines

All Wales Clinical Pathway for Normal Labour
What are the experiences of midwives, doctors and mothers? Gill Bowden reviews the research

Another sham consultation
Beverley Lawrence Beech looks at Safer Childbirth: Minimum Standards for Service Provision and Care in Labour

The UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative
BFI's Sarah Vincent gives a brief overview

But we can't afford it
The NCT have produced a concise guide to the real costs of going 'Baby Friendly'

The transparent NHS
Nadine Edwards guides us through the new 'easy to negotiate' NHS

Maternity units under threat
As our birth centre issue hit the press, this was reported by the BBC

Too Posh to Push
Beverley Beech challenged the Daily Telegraph to print the truth about elective caesarean sections

The beginning of the end?
Newly qualified midwife Kelly Ferris shares her thoughts about her future in the profession

My Home Birth After Caesarean
Daisy Dinwoodie shares Zain Isaac's passage through her into the world

Glasgow isn't normal
Jayne Heron describes the problems that women experience trying to arrange a home birth in Glasgow

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CERES closes; Bleeding after ultrasound; In the beginning; "Agenda for change?"; Letters

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