Dr Karl Murpy is a London-based consultant obstetrician with over 30 years' experience in his field. His specialties include maternal and foetal medicine, caesarean section, obstetric ultrasound, and prenatal diagnosis, with special research interests in antenatal screening and foetal monitoring in labour. His level of expertise makes his one-to-one full private care treatment with expecting couples truly personal. He is a member of the Medical Defence Union, the Independent Doctors Forum, and the British Maternal & Foetal Medicine Society. He has sat on the council for several organisations, including the Cases Committee of the Medical Defence Union, and regularly undertakes medicolegal work for them. He has written numerous peer reviewed publications, and is recognised as one of the leading specialists in obstetrics and foetal medicine.