Midwives play a vital role in supporting women through some of the most challenging and rewarding moments of their lives. These remarkable professionals watch over births across Australia and this inspiring collection features stories from the remote outback to busy urban hospitals. From homebirth midwives, to rural and remote island nurses, to midwifery educators and cli...more
It was a interesting read about midwives, not only the ones assisting in the birthing rooms, but also the ones behind the scenes in education, the ones in rural areas or away from hospital helping women and babies in less than ideal cond ...more
Midwifery in Australia – especially in the small country towns and even the remote outback – is even more fascinating. I thought the stories of all of the midwifes in this anthology were very interesting.
Sadly, I couldn’t shake the feeling that the book stayed too much on a surface level and resisted to dig a little deeper in order to be ...more
This collection of stories about Australian midwives couldn’t come at a better time than for Mother’s Day. The role of midwives in looking after mothers from conception to birth and beyond is something that should be inherently built into society. This non-fiction work unpacks some of the roles of midwives around Australia.
For me, this had a lot ...more
From the huge hospitals of our major cities, to tiny clinics in the remotest of locations midwives are an ever present force in health care. It was interesting to read that midwi ...more
Fiona has written more than thirty romances, which have sold over two million copies in twelve languages. She has been a midwifery expert for Mother and Baby magaz ...more