Women’s Views: Don’t call me Mum

What’s in a word? Quite a lot as it turns out actually. Words have the power to empower and strengthen, or disempower and weaken. But why would anyone want to disempower a woman at the most vulnerable time of her life? It is quite simple really, disempowered people, will usually agree to anything. In short, they are manageable. In a hospital, where resources are stretched and time is of the essence, a manageable patient helps to keep the show on the road. Continue reading