The key ingredient to change

I have over the years begun to see a pattern when it comes to how I learn new things, and here’s what I have observed; I first ask myself what is this new subject, skill, knowledge etc similar too,

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Habits? If you could stop doing it ‘consciously’ you would have stopped already, right?

If wasn't weight loss it was a tendency to drink too much or smoke (and now vape), or to become so irate about midwifery practice issues that I looked and sounded aggressive. Each of these areas of

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Bullying, Poor Care, And Struggling Leaders

It’s been a while now, years in fact, but I can remember it like it was yesterday, I found myself weeping, sobbing actually, sure, I was feeling a little tired and I did have a cold coming, but what

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Questions that help you direct attention and outcomes

As a birth professional you will already have a sense of how important the way you speak to clients is; in fact you have probably listened as woman after woman have told you stories involving the use

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What does Money Ball teach us about ‘The Maternity Review’?

You may not have heard of the film Money Ball, but you definitely know about the most recent review of maternity services called Better Births, The review was chaired by Baroness Julia Cumberlege. I

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Of Woman Born

If you haven't heard of this film yet, you are going to be hearing and seeing a lot more about it in the very near future. I was lucky enough to spend nearly an hour speaking to the director Scott Kirschenbaum

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The post man always knocks twice – Transforming Birth Culture

The post man always knocks twice.He did today anyway, and very loudly thankfully because I was catching up on 'The Game of Thrones' series, and would have missed him if he didn't.WWe had a polite exchange

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