Our Baby for Mothers and Nurses

Our Baby: For Mothers & Nurses By Mrs J Langton Hewer Whilst we are all working from home and away from the collections I thought it would be an opportunity to share a few things from the collections digitally. Saying that, however, I am starting with an item which is not part of our accessioned…

Word of the Month: Walcher’s Position

Walcher’s Position is a technique used in labour where the mother reclines with her back supported and her legs dangling. This technique was used to encourage the pelvis to open a fraction wider. The position can be held for a limited number of contractions and can ease the delivery of a baby that may be…