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Opinion  |  19:02:24
Informed consent in childbirth – what you need to know.
Consent is a core principle of any medical care, not least maternity care. Our expert maternal injury solicitors are here to explain your rights to informed consent during childbirth.
Opinion  |  14:02:24
Is a perineal tear serious? What you need to know and when you may have a claim
Perineal tears from childbirth are common. However, they are usually minor with no long term impact to mums. When you’ve experienced a serious perineal tear though, the impact can be life-changing. We’re here to...
Opinion  |  08:02:24
What you need to know about heavy bleeding after birth
As a new mum, it is normal to experience some blood loss. However, some mums experience the rare but serious complication of post-partum haemorrhage (PPH). We’re here to explain when you might need to...
News  |  08:02:24
RWK Goodman Announces Partnership with Bristol City Cerebral Palsy Football Club
Law firm RWK Goodman has announced a partnership with Bristol City Cerebral Palsy Football Club (BCCPFC), underscoring the firm’s commitment to Bristol and to supporting inclusive initiatives that make a positive impact, as they...
Podcast  |  17:01:24
Talking about birth trauma with Dr Rebecca Moore of Make Birth Better | Legal Thinking Podcast
 This podcast transcript has been edited in places for readability. You can also listen to our podcast on your podcast platform of choice – find it here > So I’d like to welcome...
Opinion  |  17:01:24
Physio after OASI: speaking with ‘The Mothership Physio’
We’ve sat down with the wonderful Emma and Claire, both women’s health physiotherapists and founders of ‘The Mothership Physio’, to talk about the benefits of Physiotherapy after a birth injury, including women who have...
Opinion  |  17:01:24
Early diagnosis, treatment and support available for perineal tears
A Perineal Tear, is more commonly known as a tear during childbirth, and can occur in up to 9 in every 10 women during their first vaginal birth. They occur in the perineum; a small...
Opinion  |  17:01:24
In Conversation: Birth trauma, employment and how to use your voice after maternal injury
Hannah Blackwell speaks with Jo Flaherty, who featured in our What About Mum report and experienced maternal injury 18 years ago, about where she’s at with her birth trauma, the support she has (and...
Opinion  |  17:01:24
What support is available if you have suffered birth trauma?
For those that suffer a maternal injury or birth trauma, it can be difficult to know where to turn for support, leaving many new parents feeling isolated. With NHS services becoming more and more...
Opinion  |  17:01:24
What are a mother’s legal rights during pregnancy and childbirth?
So many of the mothers I represent say that they did not know what to expect, they did not know what they could ask for or, if they could refuse a treatment option being...
Opinion  |  23:11:23
Negligent induction of labour leading to birth injury
Induction of labour is a well-established practice in the management of expectant women where delivery is required and there are clear NICE Guidelines (National Institute of Clinical Excellence) in place for medical staff. Hospital...
Opinion  |  18:10:23
HSIB Maternity Investigations have been replaced by the Maternity and Newborn Safety Investigations (MNSI) programme
A new statutory body, The Maternity and Newborn Safety Investigations (MNSI) programme is formed from 1 October 2023, to undertake investigations into brain injuries in babies and maternal and neonatal deaths and stillbirths. This programme is hosted by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), having replaced the temporary role of the HSSIB (Health Services Safety Investigations Body).
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