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Born in Lockdown – mothers’ experiences in a pandemic

Paul
Photo by Gift Habeshaw on Unsplash
Two years ago, I set up Mothership Writers, running creative writing courses especially for new mums. I’ve now carried out more than a hundred workshops and time and time again I’ve seen just how nourishing and restorative – if not transformational – the act of putting pen to paper can......
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When choice is taken away: empowering families when facing decisions about baby loss

Paul
Steph Wild, Founder and Chris Binnie, Trustee of the charity Beyond Bea give a presentation discussing “When choice is taken away: empowering families when facing decisions about baby loss” at the London Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2020. Beyond Bea is a charity focusing on raising awareness about baby loss and......
Midwifery Sector News

The Case for Parental Voices in Perinatal Mortality Review

Paul
Watching the start of the “infected Blood Enquiry” into the 1970s contaminated blood products scandal which had such devastating effect on the haemophiliac community and others is hard. 3000 died. The Enquiry started with heart rending testimonials from those affected, and the relatives of the dead.  The Grenfell Enquiry started......