Provision of antenatal education by registered midwives is advocated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) (NMC, 2012) as a means of preparation for parenthood and is identified by government...
Domestic violence and abuse against women is a global public health issue (World Health Organisation (WHO), 2010) It has a long history, exists in many cultures, and is accepted as part of everyday...
In the UK, midwives working both in the community and the hospitals are taught a standardised approach to newborn resuscitation on the Newborn Life Support (NLS) Course (Richmond, 2011) Unfortunately,...
The existing ideas about the hymen described as a breakable membrane that surrounds or partially covers the external vaginal opening lack scientific proof (Christianson and Eriksson, 2004;...
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