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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...

Future clinical academic midwife

The intention to increase the capacity of nursing, midwifery and allied health professions-led research is clear.

Podcasts: supporting digital learning

Digital health is a key driver within current UK maternity policy. One example is NHS England and NHSX (2021) investment to secure user and clinician access to maternity records on smartphones and...

Raising awareness of cytomegalovirus

In 2016, CMV Action gathered information from antenatal healthcare professionals about their knowledge of cytomegalovirus and its risk factors, and attitudes towards prevention (Wood, 2017). They...

Third stage of labour management approaches and postpartum haemorrhage in midwife-led units

A literature review by Baker and Stephenson (2022) previously published in the British Journal of Midwifery reported nine published research papers directly or indirectly comparing the incidence of...

Photobiomodulation: a cultural nursing intervention for physical and psychological adaptation

Physical and psychosocial adaptation concerns in postpartum women can lead to complications. This study used a research and development approach carried out in three stages. A tool was developed...

The experiences of black, Asian and minority ethnic student midwives at a UK university

Recent data show that while the overwhelming majority of undergraduate students in higher education institutions were white, the biggest rate of entry increase for any ethnic group was for black...

Determinants of caesarean section delivery: a nationwide study in Indonesia

A caesarean section was conducted for 2269 (17.7%) of the 12 789 mothers who gave birth during the 5 years before the survey. The majority of the births were by women aged 20–34 years (73.61%), those...

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