As I take on the role as editor of the British Journal of Midwifery during Alexandra's maternity leave, clear and effective guidance on postnatal care for health professionals, including midwives,...
The year 2020 has been, and continues to be, a year like no other The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic in March (WHO, 2020) and, because of the highly contagious...
In the UK especially, it is widely accepted that physical contact between mother and baby from birth onwards is immensely beneficial for both Supported by UK Baby Friendly Initiatives standards in...
With the COVID-19 pandemic slowly becoming the norm and the worldwide chaos of the last few months starting to settle, I thought I would take the chance to say the two words that have been said to us...
With much fear surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), there has been a rapid response by healthcare professionals and organisations from around the globe in trying to reduce speculation about its...
Alexandra Uytenbogaardt, editor of BJM, speaks about the mid-year figures released by the Nursing and Midwifery Council regarding the number of nurses and midwives entering the workforce.
On 10 October 2019, the first annual report from the perinatal mortality review tool (PMRT) was published, titled ‘Learning from standardised reviews when babies die’ (Chepkin et al, 2019). This first...
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