Articles and book chapters

Byrom S (2013) Maternity services need to take stock of the Francis report too, Guest Blog NHS Voices (

Byrom S (2013). The busy world of midwifery. The Practising Midwife 16(10):46

Byrom S (2013). The rise of birth centres in East Lancashire. The Practising Midwife 16(11):46

Byrom S (2014). Always a midwife. The Practising Midwife 16(9):58

Byrom S (2014). Virtuous cycles and social media. The Practising Midwife 17(7):46

Byrom S (2014). We need more kindness in the NHS. The Practising Midwife 17(1):42

Byrom S (2014). Back to the future. The Practising Midwife 17(5):50

Byrom S (2014). Clinical guidelines: help or hindrance? The Practising Midwife 17(4):42

Byrom S (2014). A clash of paradigms. The Practising Midwife 17(3):50

Byrom S (2014). Feeling the pressure: what can we do? The Practising Midwife 17(2):46

Byrom S; Byrom A (2014). Social media: connecting women and midwives globally. MIDIRS Midwifery Digest 24(2):141-149

Byrom S (2015) For better or for worse: a midwife’s personal account of being in the media Essentially Midirs Vol 6 Issue 2 Pp27-30

Byrom S (2015) Respecting women's choice: positive experiences  The Practising Midwife Vol 18 Issue 5 pp 6-6 (1)  

Byrom S (2015) Courage: triumph over fear The Practising Midwife Vol 18 Issue 10 pp 1

Byrom S (2016) Infant Mental Health: every midwife’s business RCM

Byrom S, Byrom A (2017) Choice, Childbearing And Maternity Care - The Choice agenda and place of birth In: Mayes’ Midwifery 15th Edition




Edwards G, Byrom S (2007) Essential Midwifery Practice: Pubic Health Blackwell London

Byrom S, Edwards G, Bick D (2009) Essential Midwifery Practice: Postnatal Care Blackwell London

Walsh D, Byrom S (2009) Birth Stories for the Soul Blackwell London

Byrom S, Downe S, Simpson L (2010) Essential Midwifery Practice: Expertise, Leadership and Collaborative Working Blackwell London

Byrom S, Downe S (2015) The Roar Behind the Silence: why kindness, compassion and respect matter in maternity care Pinter and Martin London

Downe S, Byrom S (2019) Squaring the Circle: researching normal birth in a technological age Pinter and Martin London (in press).