Birth workers, healthcare professionals and others
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On this page you can find the collective voices of women, birthing individuals and families who have kindly shared their real life stories relating to their childbirth journey from preconception to parenthood.
At the bottom of each story we link to the main article highlighting the evidence base relating to the topic.
Exploring Birth Plans: Are They Worth The Paper They are Written On? By Maddie McMahon – Developing Doulas, Founder Instagram @developingdoulas If you’re pregnant or have ever hung out with new parents, I’d take a bet that you have heard the phrase “my birth...
Fact Sheet: Importance of the Microbiome in Newborn Infants By Dr Anna Byrom Midwife, Director of All4Maternity The importance of your baby’s skin Your baby’s skin begins to mature after birth and continues until your child is at least two years old...