Recent Posts by Sam McCulloch Dip CBEd

Should I Be Induced At 39 Weeks of Pregnancy?

New research has leading health organisations and women questioning whether it’s safer for labour to be electively induced at 39 weeks of pregnancy. Read More


Electronic Fetal Monitoring In Labour Increases Risk Of C-Section

Electronic fetal monitoring in labour is a routine practice in many countries but its use has been linked to increased risk of c-section. Read More

Should Breastfeeding Be Taught In Schools?

Should breastfeeding be taught in schools? Health experts say it will reduce stigma, promote support for breastfeeding and increase breastfeeding rates. Read More


Viagra Trial To Reduce Fetal Distress In Labour

A drug used for erectile dysfunction is being trialled on labouring women to reduce fetal distress. Wonder drug or unnecessary medical intervention? Read More


What Is The Chance Of A Vaginal Birth After C-Section?

Women who have a c-section want to know their chances of a vaginal birth in the future. Here are 4 main factors that affect the chance of a successful VBAC. Read More

What Does Miscarriage Bleeding Look Like?

Miscarriage bleeding varies a lot between women. This article will help you to understand what blood looks like if a miscarriage occurs. Read More


Can Walking Bring On Labour?

Waiting for baby and want to give things a nudge? Walking to bring on labour is common advice but is it just an old wives’ tale or does it really work? Read More

How Long Should I Wait Between C-Section And VBAC?

How long should you wait between c-section and VBAC? It’s up to you, but there are some reasons why waiting might increase your chance of a successful VBAC. Read More


Is Bleeding In Early Pregnancy Normal?

Bleeding in early pregnancy is scary but it doesn’t always mean something’s wrong. Find out what is normal and what to do if it happens. Read More

Mothers Denied Skin To Skin Contact After Birth

Mothers are being denied the chance to have skin to skin contact after birth with newborns, despite the important benefits of this practice. Read More




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