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Roisin Lennon

Registered Advanced Midwife Practitioner, Sligo University Hospital, Republic of Ireland

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Bouncing your way to labour and birth using biomechanics and fetal optimal positioning

A retrospective review of all pregnancy records at the advanced midwife practitioner service was undertaken. The pre-intervention group (labour hopscotch) included all women who attended the service...

To weigh or not to weigh in pregnancy: a retrospective study

The pre-intervention group (no routine weighing) included all women who attended the advanced midwife practitioner service for all antenatal care and gave birth in a particular maternity unit in...

Pain management in labour and childbirth: Going back to basics

As rates of anxiety, tocophobia and post-traumatic stress syndrome increase, there is a need for health professionals to reflect, review and rethink how women could be better prepared for labour and...

Propess versus Prostin: There is an alternative way to induce labour

Induction of labour is a relatively common procedure worldwide, which is used for approximately 20% of pregnancies (NICE 2008) For over 50 years, prostaglandins have been the pharmaceutical method of...

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