Matilda Lee

Maternity special

How birth was hijacked

Matilda Lee
| 7th March 2012
For International Women's Day, the Ecologist reports on the maternity care crisis and looks at ways to overcome the culture of fear facing mothers-to-be

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Maternity special

Labour of love: the demise of traditional midwifery

Matilda Lee
| 7th March 2012
Women-centred maternity care through midwifery is in danger of extinction, replaced by a medical model that treats birth as an illness. Birth is an act of love, not one of fear and loathing, so what are the consequences? Matilda Lee reports

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