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Clare Hughes

Midwifery Lecturer (Education), Queen's University Belfast

Midwives' and women's understanding of cytomegalovirus infection during pregnancy

The electronic databases CINAHL, Maternity and Infant Care, EMBASE and PubMed were systematically searched using key words and terms, which included: midwife, midwives, woman, women,...

Enhancing inter-professional education through low-fidelity simulation

The increased recognition of midwives as lead professionals in low-risk pregnancy and birth, and the proliferation of midwifery-led units within the NHS, have raised the profile of midwifery in the...

Pre-conception care for women with diabetes: A public health issue

Diabetes mellitus continues to be one of the most common pre-existing medical conditions to complicate pregnancy and carries considerable risks for both the woman and the fetus (McCance, 2011; Knight...

Supporting an ethnic minority woman's choice for pain relief in labour: A reflection

Communication is seldom thought of as a high-priority instrument in improving maternal outcomes; however, when it is timely, fitting to the situation and meets the individual needs of the woman and...

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