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Journal Vol. 23, No. 4 — 'High Risk' When does a label become a self-fulfilling prophecy?
ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)
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Editorial - Is the 'high risk' label helpful?
Vicki Williams asks us to question the notion of treating simply on the basis of 'risk'
Sarah Buckley shows us what is stopping birth working
Jo Murphy-Lawless sends news on Ireland's midwifery unit closures
The age of research
Sara Wickham takes a critical look at research knowledge: making space for new and old
Time to put up or shut up?
Rosemary Mander talks about the perceived problem of being pregnant and fat
High risk or unknown quantity?
'Obesing' pregnant women
Ruth Deery asks by whom and for what reasons?
Sarah Davies looks at the significance of meconium in the amniotic fluid
The birth of Hannah Jane
Amy Mokady shares her planned home breech birth
Are twins always high risk?
Joanne Whistler asks whether they are really a variation on normal
Jemima's long awaited birth
Georgina Lewis tells her story of the labour and birth that seemed never going to happen
Sara Wickham offers an overview of four recent studies