The Art Of Leaving Alone

The concepts of instinct and intuition have been challenging my mind recently. Two eminent midwives at a conference I attended this year have said that they don’t believe in instinct; instead, they believe that there is a form of inner knowledge that has developed through experience, but is not innate.

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About Author: Jenny Hall

Jenny Hall is Midwifery Lecturer at the University of the West of England, Bristol, U.K. She is clinical editor of The Practising Midwife and author of Midwifery Mind and Spirit, available from Books for Midwives. She has five daughters, all born at home!

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