A few weeks ago, I saw a email notification come up and instantly recognised the name - Prof Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent, the Chief Midwifery Officer for NHS England. I'd seen her speak at Better Births in March and knew very much who she was. Needless to stay, I was stopped in my tracks. I'd been invited … Continue reading There is Power in Being Heard – Podcasting with the Chief Midwifery Officer for NHS England
This week, I attended the NHS England Better Births Three Years On Event and share Leo and Eli's story. The event saw the annual review of the 2016 Better Births paper, aimed at improving maternity services in England. Over 500 people were in attendance across maternity, obstetric, neonatal and other related services together with families … Continue reading Better Births 2019 : Safety, Trust and Care
I can't actually believe that we've got it this far, its still very early days, but last week we launched our little shop 'Mini Robin Designs' and I am loving having a creative purpose to all the thoughts running through my head, and I hope that others like what we are creating.
This morning, I watched an interview of a woman who was one of Jimmy Saville's victims, on Victoria Derbyshire. It was in the lead up to a BBC documentary on tonight. I have put it on to record, it will no doubt be harrowing. The woman in the interview was inspiring and so much of … Continue reading Learning Lessons
The more the world moves on, and we don't, you begin to feel even more isolated and disconnected from everything, and everyone, around you.
This is just some of the random musings in my brain whilst I'm killing time. Maybe one day I'll look into them more. If you do know of any resources or support for some of the things I've mentioned, please do share. I'd be really grateful.
For us, having a stillbirth in what I can only describe as "stillbirth awareness month" in the UK media is a mixture of good and bad.
For me, it really is a case of 'I have no idea what is right in this situation, so how would anyone else' therefore, there really can be no wrong thing to say.