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Journal Vol. 24, No. 4 — Commissioning Care - Building women-centred choice

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Can we get a better deal?
Debbie Chippington Derrick and Ruth Weston consider the NHS reorganisation situation

Bigger is not always better!
Sarah Davies and Heather Rawlinson discuss the experience of centralisation of maternity services in Greater Manchester

Salford's 'new from old' service
Alison Richardson introduces Saint Mary's Birth Centre

Blackburn Birth Centre
Suzanne Unsworth and Caroline Broome share a vision for the future

Different parents different needs
Alex Smith looks at meeting diverse needs in an antenatal class

Making choices
Beverley Beech highlights some key issues

Delaying the clampers
Amanda Burleigh explains the call to change NICE guidance on cord clamping

Childbirth as entertainment
Gill Boden asks whether the current trend for televising birth is more appropriately titled birthporn

Pain in labour
Marie J Taylor reports on Nicky Leap's presentation - September 2012, Bristol

Employ more midwives
National Federation of Women's Institutes AGM - September 2012, London

'No alcohol, no risk'
Gill Boden reports on the FASD information for midwives

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Thank you to Sasha
Freedom for Birth report
Birth centre against the odds

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