Midwives call for ‘seismic shift’ in maternity services

BBC – The leader of the UK’s midwives says there needs to be “a seismic shift” in the way maternity care is provided. Cathy Warwick said there was a “concerted and calculated backlash” against home birth and midwife-led care. In a New Year’s message, the head of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), claimed maternity services were “almost near breaking point”. Read article