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MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, September 2017 – Essential reading for student midwives

‘I never miss an issue of MIDIRS – it offers something unique and hugely valuable to researchers, practitioners and students alike’ Dr Tania McIntosh, Principal Lecturer in Midwifery/Lead Midwife for Education, University of Brighton With September bringing the start of a new academic year and for many the beginning of their journey into midwifery as student midwives, the theme of teaching and learning prevails in this autumn issue of MIDIRS Midwifery Digest.

MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, September 2017 issue

Relevant and essential reading for all student midwives, midwives and allied health professionals A subscription to MIDIRS Midwifery Digest will help you to meet essential revalidation requirements and keep up to date with continuous professional development (CPD) learning.

NIPT for Down’s syndrome to be introduced in Wales

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) for Down’s syndrome will be introduced in Wales as part of the antenatal screening programme.

Lack of investment in breastfeeding worldwide, says WHO and UNICEF

A recent report by WHO and UNICEF says that no country is fully meeting the recommended standards for breastfeeding.

Clinical studies back AmnioSense amniotic fluid detection pads

Written by Community Midwife Emma Herbert AmnioSense is a new, evidence-based non-invasive test for detecting amniotic fluid.

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