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Lesley Briscoe

Senior lecturer, Postgraduate Medical Education and Programme lead, Advanced Fertility, Edge Hill University

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A mixed-methods survey of perinatal mental health for Sri Lankan women in the UK

This mixed-methods online survey collected both quantitative and qualitative data simultaneously. These data were analysed separately and synthesised to develop the findings (Creswell and Creswell,...

An exploration of the perceptions of student midwives about midwifery education related to abortion

Midwives must provide individualised, culturally sensitive care to women seeking abortion in relation to decision making, eligibility for abortion, process, risks and ethical issues (International...

Are women empowered to make decisions about the use of antidepressants in pregnancy?

Depression and anxiety are two of the most common health problems in pregnancy in the UK, affecting 12% and 13% of women, respectively (Heron et al, 2004; Gavin et al, 2005; Vesga-Lopez et al, 2008)...

Midwifery education: Reflecting on the past and changing for the future

Looking back over the past 25 years of midwifery education enables us to learn from old ways of working and the related events that took place, to help plan for a future where the women is at the...

Why is education for pelvic floor muscle exercises a neglected public health issue?

Pelvic floor muscle exercises are suggested as a method to improve pelvic muscle control in the antenatal and postnatal period (Dinc et al, 2009; Bo and Haakstad, 2011; Langeland-Wesnes and Lose,...

Modern Management of Perinatal Psychiatric Disorders

Modern Management of Perinatal Psychiatric Disorders ...

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