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A qualitative exploration of mixed feeding intentions in first-time mothers

Olivia was 22 years old and 24 weeks pregnant. During pregnancy, Olivia had been experiencing hyperemesis gravidarum. Olivia expressed that she had been bottlefed as a child..

The perception of episiotomy among Iranian women: a qualitative study

Qualitative conventional content analysis was used for this study. Interviews were held with 20 service recipients (nulliparous or multiparous women at least 6 weeks after their episiotomy) with...

Developing a fast-track COVID-19 vaccination clinic for pregnant people

The first pilot fast-track COVID-19 vaccination clinic for pregnant people was held on 28 June 2021. Phase 2, ‘community expansion’, commenced 29 July 2021. Community midwives provided women and...

Emergency remote teaching for interprofessional education during COVID-19: student experiences

Recently, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has led many educational providers to adapt to an online delivery mode. The first article in this series (Power et al, 2021) explored definitions of...

Analysing parent feedback

‘Hospitals had put in restrictions to visitors, including birthing partners. These restrictions meant that overnight, unless a woman was labouring, birth partners had to go home and only one visit...

Frontline training in mortality reports

The COVID-19 pandemic had a huge impact on maternity services in the financial year 2020/21, and despite exceptional efforts by practice development teams, training nationally has suffered. Maternity...

Supporting parents who end a pregnancy after a prenatal diagnosis

‘I really thought after bonding with my baby and thinking the week before we found out the results that I would never dream of ending the pregnancy whatever the outcome. I researched the condition,...

Giant placenta chorioangioma with postpartum bleeding and uterine atony

A 35-year-old patient was undergoing routine prenatal checkup at gestational week 35, with suspicion of preterm delivery as a result of advanced stage labor contractions. The patient had a history of...

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