Jacque Gerrard

Midwife consultant, YMCA L2 fitness instructor, Public Health England Physical activity champion

Exercise during pregnancy

Exercise during pregnancy is safe for women and their unborn babies It is essential that midwives advise women of the UK chief medical officer's ([CMO], 2019) physical activity guidance and support...

Milky Moments

Milky Moments Milky Moments is not...

What is happening in England?

The first national review of maternity care since Maternity Matters has been announced and is already underway (Department of Health (DH), 2007) The review, which was promised in the Five Year Forward...

Reducing the incidence of incontinence

Many women develop problems associated with pelvic floor dysfunction, which often stem from the peripartum period Those at most risk include: women of an older maternal age, those with a high body...

Ebola in pregnancy

On 8 August 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General declared the recent outbreak of Ebola virus in Africa, ‘a public health emergency of international concern’ (Kennedy, 2014)...

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