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Research roundup—March 2015

New evidence on risks of advanced maternal age A study undertaken in Finland identified that certain risk factors associated with pregnancy are more harmful when the expectant mother is over 35...

Research roundup—January 2015

Women's experiences of infant feeding This study conducted at two primary care Trusts in the North West of England aimed to explore women's experiences, opinions and perceptions of their infant...

Research roundup—November 2014

Respectful care The World Health Organization has recently published a statement on the prevention and elimination of disrespect and abuse during facility-based childbirth (WHO, 2014) It embraces...

Research Roundup—October 2014

KENYA Kenya has a maternal mortality ratio of 488 per 100 00 live births and a lifetime risk of maternal deaths of 1 in 38 Only 44% of deliveries are attended by skilled birth attendants Therefore...

Research Roundup—August 2014

Open Dialogue Workshops September 2012 to March 2014, from Embedding Ambassadors in Community Health (EACH) Project East of England LGA Summary of key findings This report is the culmination of...

Nursing and midwifery at the crossroads—new challenges, new successes

Experiences of midwifery students in rendering the prevention of mother-to-child transmission programme in the Western Cape, South Africa

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