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Journal Vol. 25, No. 2 — Remembering Women - What happens when women are not part of the decision chain?

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

When women are forgotten
Vicki Williams asks us to stop the senseless disregard for women and their families

Improving our thinking
Elselijn Kingma shows us how to change maternity care by changing the way we think about it

Harsh Myths, Harsher Realities
Jo Murphy-Lawless talks about maternal deaths in Ireland and the maternity services crisis

Irish Inquests
Jo Murphy-Lawless looks at the inquest into Savita Halappanavar's death and its aftermath

Neonatal resuscitation
David Hutchon and Amanda Burleigh look at breathing support and optimal clamping

Childbirth, Nature and Culture
Zalka Drglin explores the imaginary contradiction

Postpartum Aggravation
Alicja Piotrowska describes her experiences of postnatal intervention

Book Reviews:

  • Where Have All the Mothers Gone? Stories of Courage and Hope During Childbirth Among the World's Poorest Women by Jean Chamberlain Froese; reviewed by Kate Simpson

Also in this issue:
Campaigning issues including the March For Independent Midwifery
Update on the Ágnes Geréb case
The misoprostol debate continues and the curious case of Greek placentas
Report on Stuart Farmer run of the Manchester Marathon in support of AIMS

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