New Video featuring Trish Davies and James Drife

Here is the latest in our series of Birth Stories videos. This clip features a conversation between Trish Davies and James Drife, a retired Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Trish was a patient of James’s in the “Home from Home” unit in the Clarendon Wing.

Thanks to both for a fascinating conversation on a happy birth from the 1990s.

Risk, Ideology, and ‘Normal Birth’

On Saturday 12 August 2017, The Times published a piece by Chris Smyth on changing attitudes towards terms such as ‘normal birth’ in the UK, which has sparked a chain of letters to the editor, a controversy in the blogosphere, and a range of follow-up articles from publications like The Guardian and the Evening Standard. … Read moreRisk, Ideology, and ‘Normal Birth’