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Personalised care in maternity

As set out in the ‘Better Births’ report in 2016, the vision for maternity services is for them to be safer, more personalised, kinder, professional and family friendly. The report details how giving...

It's okay to not be okay

If we can't take care of ourselves, how can we provide high quality care for our patients? .

Telehealth and maternity

The use of telehealth in the field of maternity services did not start during the pandemic. In this section, the pre-pandemic evidence of applications of telehealth to improve maternal and newborn...

Are macrolides a risk in pregnancy?

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

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

At the click of a button

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...

Midwives' substance use

‘A lack of support, fear, shame, stigma and denial can act as barriers to help seeking’ .

Widening inequalities should galvanise action across systems

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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