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My Eye-Opening Midwifery Placement in Tanzania

By Emily Pugh Emily is a 3rd-year midwifery student from the Anglia Ruskin University.

Iolanthe Midwifery Trust appoints new Chair and Vice-Chair

Dr Jacque Gerrard Iolanthe Midwifery Trust Chair The Trustees of Iolanthe Midwifery Trust have appointed Dr Jacque Gerrard as their new Chair and Mars Lord their new Vice-Chair.

Hawaii lawmakers consider state licences for midwives

Licences are being considered in the US state of Hawaii which would require midwives to be licenced by the state before July 1 2020.

100 UK midwives requested for perineum assessment after childbirth research

Researchers at the University of Oxford would like to hear from UK midwives on the experiences of perineal assessment after childbirth.

Book launch: Midwifery Continuity of Care, 30 April, London

Endorsed by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) the Midwifery Continuity of Care book will be launched at the end of April.

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