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A mother's perspective of consent for maternal and neonatal COVID-19 testing: can we do more?

This service evaluation aimed to assess the existing service provided to women for neonatal and maternal COVID-19 testing..

Understanding early complementary food practice in rural Indonesia: a qualitative study

Participants reported that the early introduction of complementary food is a common practice among Indonesian mothers. The majority of Javanese mothers live in Central and East Java, including...

Pain management in the first stage of labour using sensory stimulation

The article search was conducted in January 2021 using the population/problem/patient, intervention, comparison, outcome, study design strategy. The type of reporting used was preferred reporting...

Reflection as creative practice: an exploration of arts-based practice workshops with student midwives

How can midwifery educators embrace these two concepts of art and science and align them for student midwives' training? Prior to midwifery training, I was an arts and drama student, spending much...

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...

Eating disorders and pregnancy

Asking someone how they are feeling about their body and how they are navigating the body changes can help support them. When weighing someone, it can be helpful to suggest blind weigh-ins and avoid...

Self-rated health in Swedish pregnant women: a comprehensive population register study

Tables 1 –3 outline the results of multivariate analysis of sociodemographic factors and self-rated health before (Table 1), during (Table 2) and after (Table 3) pregnancy. The mean age of the...

Supporting women with diabetes to breastfeed: use of antenatal breastmilk expression

A comprehensive search was carried out of the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) database, Scopus, Medline, Excerpta Medica DataBASE (EMBASE) and the Cochrane Library on...

Practice-based learning and the impacts of COVID-19: doing it for real?

Practice-based learning is an integral part of many health and social care professional programmes, providing situated and experiential learning opportunities that contribute to meeting the learning...

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