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Journal Vol. 19, No. 2 — Listen with Mother - Considering our options for the future of maternity care

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Listen With Mother
Beverley Lawrence Beech and Sally Willington discuss how things have changed in almost 50 years of campaigning

Radical Patient Groups
Charlotte Williamson explores the emancipation of patients

A Difficult Choice
Caroline Hollins Martin explores difficulties that midwives face with providing choice and control to childbearing women

Between Agency and Structure
Julie Trottier talks about how difficult it can be for women to challenge the maternity services

UNICEF and Formula Milk Advertising
NCT, Save the Children and UNICEF campaign to encourage our Government to take effective action against the formula milk companies who are exploiting loopholes in the law to advertise their products

Montrose Midwifery Unit
Jo Murphy Lawless visited on of the most women centred facilities in Scotland

Normal Birth in Ireland
Declane Devane challenges us to embrace change and to make birth normal

Stella's Birth
Debra Flynn describes how her midwife's precipitnt action in unnecessarily cutting the the baby's cord resulted in an avoidable transfer into hospital

Book Reviews:

  • Our Water Baby by Amy Mclean; reviewed by Vicki Williams
  • Understanding the needs of your newborn including twins and more by Maureen Gannon; reviewed by Moira Clark
  • Having a Great Birth in Australia edited by David Vernon; reviewed by Adela Stockton

Also in this issue:

Notes to the Milkman

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