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Supporting the needs of midwives caring for women with perinatal loss in South Africa

Three themes emerged from the data (Table 1). The participants expressed relying on their own coping mechanisms to deal with perinatal loss, how management influenced the way they coped and the need...

The use of long-acting reversible contraceptives: a quasi-experimental study in Indonesia

This quasi-experimental clinical trial was conducted from June to September 2022 at two healthcare centres with family planning services in Langsa, Aceh Province, Indonesia. The healthcare centres are...

Barriers and facilitators to infection prevention and control guidelines adherence: an integrative review

An integrative review was chosen for this study as it captures the dynamics and development of new knowledge of a phenomenon under study (Torraco, 2016). This is achieved through a review and critique...

Assessing women with symptoms of threatened preterm labour: a service proposal

Current local guidelines follow the NICE (2015) treat all approach, so there is a low threshold for interventions such as hospital admission, drug administration and in-utero transfer. The proposed...

Welcome to 2023

In the spirit of the new year and new beginnings, I would also like to welcome our newest board member to post. Ellen Kitson-Reynolds joins us as the director of programmes in nursing and midwifery,...

Coaching can support you in 2023

‘My presentation and public speaking skills have improved, I have developed the courage to approach more senior leaders and I am improving in my strategic thinking and planning’ .

Frontline midwife: My story of survival and keeping others safe by Anna Kent

This book primarily details Anna Kent's experiences of working as first a nurse, then a midwife, for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders). Her journey takes her through south Sudan,...

British Journal of Midwifery peer reviewers 2022

Every issue of the British Journal of Midwifery is dependent on an essential team of peer reviewers to bring our readers the very best midwifery research and clinical content. Peer reviewers play an...

Support after the death of a baby

Each year around 4000 families in the UK are devastated by the stillbirth or neonatal death of their baby

Birthing outside the guidelines: a qualitative study of student midwives' experiences

A generic qualitative approach was used for this study, as it allowed the researcher to investigate opinions, beliefs or reflections on experiences (Percy et al, 2015). It is an approach that Caelli...

Looking back and moving forward

The latest report from Mothers and Babies: Reducing Risk through Audits and Confidential Enquiries across the UK (2022) has been released, giving a striking insight into midwifery and maternity care...

Physiology-informed maternity care

Since 1960, the Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services (AIMS) has campaigned to improve the UK's maternity services

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