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Developing a perinatal mental health module: An integrated care approach

Perinatal mental health (PMH) relates to the emotional health and wellbeing of a woman from conception until 1 year following birth Midwives have a key role in identifying at-risk women, acting...

Pre-registration midwifery education: Clinicians in the classroom

By 1996, midwifery pre-registration education in the UK was fully integrated into higher education and, currently, 92 universities offer approved midwifery courses in England (Nursing and Midwifery...

Midwifery in the 21st century: Are students prepared for the challenge?

Resilience can be defined as ‘the ability to maintain personal and professional wellbeing in the face of ongoing work stress and adversity’ (McCann et al, 2013: 61) Stress is an individual's reaction...

Welcome to practice: A guide for the first labour ward placement

Student midwives must be able to demonstrate that they have the competence, knowledge and skills to be deemed fit to practise at the point of registration, not only in the performance of routine...

Living with autism: What's your superpower? A personal reflection

This article provides an overview of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) incorporating the carer and user perspectives linked to maternity services, based on the author's personal experience It discusses...

Transition to midwifery: Collaborative working between university and maternity services

The first few months’ experiences of a newly qualified midwife's first post have an impact on the individual's confidence and the overall quality of the maternity service offered to the women and...

Student midwives’ knowledge of perinatal mental health

Psychiatric illness is a leading indirect cause of maternal mortality and morbidity in the UK A confidential report on the causes of maternal death suggests that a significant number of women die...

Attitudes of student midwives caring for women with perinatal mental health problems

Psychiatric illness is one of the leading indirect causes of maternal mortality and maternal morbidity in the UK A confidential report on the causes of maternal death in the UK suggested a significant...

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