Articles about 'childbirth'

“I hope this work can inspire women and men to get in touch with and honour the creative power of the mother”

Erin Aniker speaks with artist Camille Sanson about the mental health fears and stigmas surrounding childbirth and motherhood

Erin Aniker // 26 January 2018

Categories: Art, Culture and Media, Family, Features, Interviews, Reviews

Time to cut the cord with the Stone Age?

Anne Charnock speculates about the future of reproduction and what scientific advances could mean for women’s rights

Anne Charnock // 3 August 2017

Categories: Body and Health, Features

Opening up the birth story

Ashley Cook commends Pamela Erens’ Eleven Hours for its visceral and evocative depiction of the experience of labour

Ashley Cook // 22 March 2017

Categories: Books, Reviews

When wounded bodies give birth: what we ought to know

People who have experienced sexual violence may find childbirth particularly traumatic. Julie Xuan argues that healthcare providers must reach out to understand these patients better

Julie Xuan // 14 November 2016

Categories: Body and Health, Family, Features, Violence

New review: Sister

“It is difficult to know where to begin to review Brenda Davis’ Sister and that is no criticism of the quality of the production,” writes our new contributor Holly Millar....

Ania Ostrowska // 25 October 2013

Categories: Blog

Learning from sisters

Holly Millar pays homage to Brenda Davis' film Sister, a penetrating examination of maternal mortality in Cambodia, Haiti and Ethiopia

Holly Millar //

Categories: Films, Reviews

Childbirth and choices

If you had to think of an obvious successor to leading 1970s feminist campaigner Sheila Kitzinger marching with a ‘home-made rubber vagina, birthing a baby [doll], and rocking and rolling...

gailem // 13 August 2013

Categories: Blog

New review: Call the Midwife series two

If telling women’s stories is, in itself, a feminist act then Call The Midwife qualifies in spades. Iona Sharma reflects on the second series Content note: Contains a reference to...

Holly Combe // 30 April 2013

Categories: Blog

The women they are: engaging with feminist ideas through women’s different battles

If telling women's stories is, in itself, a feminist act then Call The Midwife qualifies in spades. Iona Sharma reflects on the second series

Iona Sharma //

Categories: Reviews, Television

Welcome to the world?

Chrissy D reviews a documentary about the impact of poverty on childbirth around the globe, presented by DocHouse as part of Why Poverty? series, and calls for maternal health to be taken more seriously everywhere

Chrissy // 17 November 2012

Categories: Films, Reviews

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