The pandemic continues to impact maternity services in the UK, notably antenatal and postnatal services. With less face-to-face contact with midwives and community health team, the Mum and Baby app...
Enigma of maternity service safety improvements and increasing expression of patient dissatisfaction
Substantial advances have occurred in the science of healthcare of mothers and babies over time. The NHS is said to have been one of the safest places in the world to have a baby; with stillbirths,...
This paper uses qualitative description (Chafe, 2017) with liberal use of low-inference descriptors to report on the final qualitative phase of the BaSICS study by presenting the experiences of study...
Part 1: exploring views from fathers and perinatal practitioners on the inclusion of fathers by perinatal services
Since being termed ‘the forgotten contributors to child development’ (Lamb, 1975), research has increasingly recognised the positive contributions of father-involvement to children's psychological,...
This study aimed to gain an understanding of women's experiences of visiting restrictions imposed due to COVID-19 and to provide information to inform policy development in relation to visiting..
An integrative review methodology was utilised for this paper as it enables a broad scope to facilitate a comprehensive understanding of COVID-19 infection in pregnancy. The literature was gathered...
Work is underway to address the inequalities experienced by black, Asian and other minority ethnic women and their babies; work that's greatly needed. However, inequalities arising from structural,...
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