Use of ultrasound in the antenatal space

Obstetrician Ian Donald from Glasgow is credited to have designed and used the first practical ultrasound machine in clinical practice in 1958 (Campbell, 2013) (Figure 1). Since then, rapid progress...

The lived experience of staff caring for women in labour who have a BMI ≥40 kg/m2

The aim of this study was to explore and better understand the experiences of staff who provide care for obese women in labour..

Gestational metabolic syndrome and neonatal anthropometric indices: a prospective cohort study

This prospective cohort study was carried out on 455 pregnant women in Tehran in 2016–2017. Pregnant women attending Nilou Laboratory (a medical laboratory in Tehran, Iran) for their routine prenatal...

Women's perception of choice and support in making decisions regarding management of breech presentation

In order to explore women's perception of choice and support in the management of breech presentation, it is important to gain an understanding of their knowledge and preferences on the subject. This...

Pregnancy related cultural food practices among Pakistani women in the UK: a qualitative study

Epistemologically, the study draws on social construction to explore how cultural food habits are collectively constructed within the social, cultural and religious contexts of UK-based Pakistani...

Intervention for preventing postpartum depression: a systematic review of studies in Indonesia

The review method in this literature review was informed by systematic review methodology (Khan et al, 2003). The studies in this review had to meet following criteria: participants were women in...

The Thriving Giver: 7 Principles For Health Professionals and Caregivers To Enhance Self-Care and Prevent Burnout

‘We need to weed out the dead, overcrowded flowers and make room for the healthy ones to grow’

Is she allowed?

‘Providing midwife care in this way leads to midwives losing their autonomy and flexibility’ .

Antiphospholipid syndrome and pregnancy

APS is a life-threatening autoimmune disease that causes the blood to clot too quickly. The condition can cause potentially fatal events such as strokes, heart attacks, blood clots in the lung and...

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