The High Court says we can’t say no

So the High Court rubberstamped a human rights violation last week. In the same fell swoop, it also gave a big fat thumbs up to denying a pregnant woman’s right to informed refusal; removing a woman’s right to be the decision-maker and expert of her own body; and supporting provider preference for delivering non-evidence based care. The country was up in arms! Oh wait, hang on… Continue reading The High Court says we can’t say no

It stinks! A fear of passing on the fear

I have one or two little niggly phobias. Okay, really, if I’m honest, I might have three or four. They’re nothing serious or debilitating, and in fact a couple of them are downright embarrassing, but they’re with me nonetheless,¬†hanging around in the background, like a bad smell (we’ll get to that part in a minute). Continue reading It stinks! A fear of passing on the fear