Recent Posts by Sam McCulloch Dip CBEd

7 Huge Benefits of An Undisturbed First Hour After Birth

Do you know the benefits for both mother and baby by having an undisturbed first hour after birth? Here are 7 massive benefits worth considering. Read More


When Doctors Don’t Listen: Informed Consent and Birth

Sometimes, procedures are performed on birthing women without informed consent -- including episiotmies. How can you avoid it? Here is some helpful advice. Read More

Are Women Losing The Ability To Give Birth Naturally?

As we march on in an era of high intervention at birth, world famous obstetrician, Michel Odent, fears women are losing the ability to give birth naturally. Read More


VBAC Myths – 4 Common Myths Busted

If you've previously had a c-section and are thinking about a vaginal birth (VBAC), here are 4 common myths about VBAC that you need to know. Read More


How One Hospital Reduced It’s High C-Section Rate

With the threat of insurance cover loss looming, one US hospital set out to lower it's c-section rate. Here's how they reduced the number of c-sections. Read More

Is a Healthy Baby All That Matters During Childbirth?

Around 25-34% of women describe their birth as traumatic. Should they just be grateful that the baby is healthy? Or are we harming mothers emotional health? Read More


This Birth Procedure Is Set To Become A Thing Of The Past

Thanks to a decade of campaigning and determination from a UK midwife, a birth procedure is set to become a thing of the past. Find out what it is here. Read More

Stillbirth – What Expectant Parents Need To Know

Stillbirth is very difficult to talk about, let alone think about. However, if you're pregnant, it can be helpful to be informed about stillbirth. Read More


Giving Birth Upright – 9 Huge Benefits

By giving birth upright, you open a world of possibilities, all helping you to have a much better birth experience. Here are 9 benefits to birthing upright. Read More

11 Things Dads Should Avoid Saying To New Mothers (And What To Say Instead)

New dads: here are 11 things not to say (and what to say instead) to a new mama. A humorous article on what she doesn't want to hear. Read More




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