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Interactive and non-interactive e-learning in prenatal care

This quasi-experimental study included two groups that were analysed in pre- and post-intervention phases. The research sample consisted of 76 midwives working in treatment centres affiliated with the...

Translation and validation of the first time fathers questionnaire into Persian

This methodological study was conducted to translate the FTFQ into Persian and culturally adapt it to the Iranian setting..

Caesarean section as an informed choice in the UK: a systematic review

The following databases were systematically searched for peer-reviewed, full text, primary research articles published between 1990 and 2020:.

Postpartum haemorrhage and synthetic oxytocin dilutions in labour

In their early careers, both authors observed minute blood losses after spontaneous labours. Later returning to work on a labour ward, Monica was surprised to find major postpartum haemorrhage being...

Improving the culture of care

The last decade has shown that a significant proportion of absence due to ill health within the NHS is stress-related. While reports of stress and burnout in midwifery are not new (Sandall, 1997; Ball...

Breastfeeding a baby with Down syndrome

‘A lot of times we kept being told it would be difficult, which doesn't help mentally-when breastfeeding isn't always easy regardless!’ .

A clinical update on hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome during pregnancy, birth and beyond

For those with hEDS/HSD, pregnancy is generally well tolerated (Karthikeyan and Venkat-Raman, 2018; Volkov et al, 2018). Yet, in terms of getting pregnant, lower rates of fertility have been reported...

Lack of evidence-based maternal care practices in a governmental hospital in the middle region of Jordan

It is worth mentioning that this study is the first part of a large project about application of evidence-based practices in maternal care in Jordanian governmental hospitals. The second part of the...

Effect of obstacles/tips card on breastfeeding drop-off

The card was designed with three goals in mind: maximising relevance to mothers; deliver ing state-of-the-art, evidence-based guidance; and communicating in user-friendly terms. To maximise relevance...

Experiences of maternity care during the COVID-19 pandemic in the North of England

To ensure relevance across stakeholders, a service improvement survey was co-produced by two NHS Trusts, three local MVPs, three local authorities (LAs) and four clinical commissioning groups (CCGs)....

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