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Journal Vol. 26, No. 1 — What about the evidence?

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Woman-led care
Vicki Williams asks for evidence and compassion in maternity services

A brief glimpse into hell
Jo Murphy-Lawless looks at what lies behind the Irish inquest into Bimbo Onanuga's death

Lip service and red tape
Susan Merrick asks if RCM practice guidance makes any difference in maternity care

Evaluating technology
Jo Dagustun offers a geographical appraisal of the birth pool

Which? Birth Choice
Miranda Dodwell introduces a new website providing information on local maternity services

Personalised maternity care
Emma Ashworth reports on the Health Education England meeting, 28 February 2014, Leeds

Birth and the future of Homo Sapiens
Hypnobirthing Association 'Sharing Day' - Michel Odent. 1 March 2014, King's College London

The Face of Birth
Where the Personal gets Political - An Australian documentary about pregnancy, childbirth and the power of choice

Research:
Nadine Edwards & Gemma McKenzie review

Book Reviews:

Also in this issue:
Campaigning success
Reporting drug reactions
Ágnes Geréb, finally free from house arrest
What else is in that?
Face to face with the GMC

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