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Digital mental health platforms

The prevalence of mental health problems has been increasing in the UK. Evidence from population-wide surveys indicates that the rate of severe symptoms of common mental disorders increased from 6.9%...

Episiotomies and ethics

The term episiotomy describes a surgical incision made in the vaginal wall and perineum, which is performed during the second stage of labour. It was first coined in 1742 by the Irish doctor and...

Pre-registration midwifery

Bangor University has a longstanding history of working with HEIW in the delivery of its midwifery programme. In 2021, Bangor successfully bid to tender new contracts with HEIW to deliver midwifery...

Midwifery care and social media

Anyone that uses the internet will know that online content related to pregnancy, birth and early parenting permeates it in all forms. Increased ease of access to such a wealth of information serves...

The ethics of assisted reproduction

‘Caring professions have a prominent role in facilitating the application of artificial reproduction technology’.

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’ .

Culture and breastfeeding support

Current global migratory movements are creating multicultural societies that demand culturally sensitive health professionals to care for women and families (Belintxon and López-Dicastillo, 2014). As...

Midwifery and plant-based diets

In a study of over 250 women (both pregnant and non-pregnant) based in Ireland, De Benedictus et al (2022) evaluated dietary intake and the bioavailability of zinc, finding that ‘58.14% of women and...

Migrant women and mental health

Migration can be influenced by political, demographic, socioeconomic and environmental factors that can result in physical and psychological stressors. This can increase migrant women's susceptibility...

Understanding the code

The code (WHO, 1981) is an international health policy framework that regulates the marketing of breastmilk substitutes in order to protect infant nutrition. It was published by the World Health...

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