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Are macrolides a risk in pregnancy?

‘Researchers stated at the time that macrolides should be used with caution throughout pregnancy’ .

Why pregnant women should consider getting the vaccine

‘Vaccination offers pregnant women the best protection from COVID-19’ .

Woman-centred care

‘Woman-centred care principles underpin the midwifery profession’ .

Working towards better births for all

‘We support all maternity service users to navigate the system as it exists, and campaign for a system which truly meets the needs of all.’ .

Digital health innovation to support sensitive enquiry about female genital mutilation

The ‘Let's talk FGM’ app was an MSA project. App development followed the phases and outputs of NHS Innovations South East (2014) as a project guide, namely: planning, developing app content, design...

Part 2: a qualitative description of participation in an eight-week infant skin integrity study

The final phase of the BaSICS project was designed as qualitative descriptive research (Sandelowski, 2000; Chafe, 2017). Reporting on this project made use of the participants' own words to provide...

Part 2: exploring views from fathers and perinatal practitioners on the inclusion of fathers by perinatal services

This Delphi study gained understanding of fathers' experiences during the perinatal period and of professionals' experiences and understanding of fathers, as well as both groups' ideas for improving...

Obesity matters: the skills that strengthen midwifery practice when caring for obese pregnant women

Community midwives who took part in this study are based in various health centres and GP surgeries, and ensure that every woman in every geographical area has access to midwifery services.

Part 2: COVID-19 and knowledge for midwifery practice—impact and care of the baby

As for part 1, an integrative review methodology was utilised for this paper to facilitate a comprehensive understanding of SARS-CoV-2 infection in babies. The literature was gathered using Arksey and...

Raising the next generation of midwifery leaders

Midwifery leadership is vital for good maternity care. The new NHS Regional Clinical Fellow Scheme offers early career midwives a pathway into leadership

Why choose British Journal of Midwifery?

BJM supports midwives by sharing expertise and advice to help you build confidence, grow professionally and improve care.

What's included

  • Evidence-based best practice

  • Peer-reviewed research

  • Practical guidance

  • CPD support

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