Following on from the terrible news this week of the murder of a fellow midwife I’ve been thinking about resilience in our personal and professional lives as a response to stress and grief that we face. Although many midwives, myself included, never knew Sam, it is a shock to our Midwifery family and causes sadness … Continue reading

Breastfeeding Headlines

Today has seen the release of a position from the RCM on infant feeding with a massive response from national media, much of which has seemed incredibly unhelpful! The Daily mail headline, “End of breastfeeding shaming: Midwives ordered not to judge new mothers who choose to bottle feed” is an example which makes it sound … Continue reading Breastfeeding Headlines