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Breastfeeding experiences and support: identifying factors influencing breastfeeding behaviour

The survey data revealed factors relating to respondents' breastfeeding experiences and the difficulties experienced with their breastfeeding journey..

An exploration of the development of resilience in student midwives

This study aimed to assess the usefulness of the true resilience scale (Wagnild and Young, 1993, updated version from 2015 sent to authors in personal communication from Gail Wagnild) in examining...

Gender inclusive language on public-facing maternity services websites in England

The term ‘transgender’ describes people who identify with a gender different to the one assigned to them at birth. Non-binary describes those who identify as both male and female, or neither. Globally...

Admission to delivery suites: the importance of antenatal education

Brunei is a higher income nation in southeast Asia where approximately two-thirds of its population are of Malay origin (Abdul-Mumin, 2016). It has a population of 459 500 with an estimated 6000...

Academics' experiences of online interprofessional education in response to COVID-19

The NMC (2018b) code sets out expected standards of conduct and behaviour for midwives, nurses and nursing associates. Irrespective of the context of practice or levels of responsibility, all...

Helping midwives support families who require non-therapeutic infant male circumcision

Greater Manchester is an area of England with a diverse ethnic population and it has seen an increase in the number of males born into communities that practice non-therapeutic circumcision over the...

New mothers' mental health needs

MumsAid is a multi-award winning charity founded on the belief that early identification of perinatal mental health difficulties is critical and that support should be non-pathologising and easily...

Critical thinking

Critical thinking is the ability to engage in purposeful self-regulatory thinking and provides the impetus for knowledge development and clinical judgment (Facione and Facione, 2008; Abrami et al,...

Improving care for new mothers with postnatal morbidity in Ireland

As part of a larger mixed-methods study design, a cross-sectional survey was completed. The survey instrument was developed and validated from two questionnaires: the Satisfaction with Outpatient...

Does training affect understanding of implicit bias and care of black, Asian and minority ethnic babies?

The training package created during this project aimed to bring to the forefront the inequity faced by mothers from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups by enabling midwives to reflect on the...

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