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Asthma in pregnancy: Physiology, management and recommendations for midwives

Midwives will be aware that pregnant women are reflective of the society in which they live This incudes the prevalence of medical conditions; therefore, it is useful to set the context for asthma as...

Midwifery management of asthma and allergies during pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum

Asthma, often complicated by allergies, is a common health problem that can cause complications in pregnancy (World Health Organization (WHO), 2014) The UK has an asthma prevalence during pregnancy of...

Barriers preventing Australian midwives from providing antenatal asthma management

Asthma is one of the most common potentially serious conditions that complicates pregnancy, with approximately 3–14% of pregnant women affected by asthma worldwide; 127% of pregnant women in Australia...

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