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Interpretative phenomenological analysis

Student midwives' experiences of clinical placement and the decision to enter the professional register

Phenomenology is the study of lived experiences of human beings (Smith et al, 2009) and an interpretative phenomenological approach was chosen for this study to understand how student midwives...

An interpretative phenomenological study of midwives supporting home birth for women with complex needs

The landscape of women presenting for care in pregnancy now compared to the 1970s is vastly different thanks in part to the development of technologies which support women with comorbidities,...

Early-career midwives' experiences of perineal assessment and repair after normal vaginal birth

It is estimated that approximately 350 000 women in the UK will experience some degree of perineal trauma during childbirth, and 75% of these will require suturing (Kettle et al, 2002; Thiagamoorthy...

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