What's in the latest issue
Find out what's in the next issue of MIDIRS Midwifery Digest.
The peer reviewed RCM journal, Evidence Based Midwifery, is now a permanent section within the pages of MIDIRS Midwifery Digest.
This means subscribers to MIDIRS Midwifery Digest will be able to access even more high quality, evidence based content to support them in their studies and practice. Original articles, reprints and abstracts delivered to you each quarter.
The September issue of MIDIRS Midwifery Digest offers a variety of compelling maternity care articles, covering the antenatal and postpartum period. Here, we look at just some of the articles that will appear in the next issue.
Is there a future for domperidone to help breast milk supply? A review of evidence – Fiona Howard
Midwifery knowledge – a place for research – Robin Parsons
‘Qualitative’ versus ‘quantitative’ – what is the difference? – Robin Parsons
How to read a research paper – Robin Parsons
A guide to the Maternity and Infant Care (MIC) database – Michelle Brumby, Louise Deighton-O’Hara
Has the pandemic reaffirmed what women want from maternity services? – Sarah E Milnes
Experiences of being a midwifery student during these challenging times – Hauwa Hamza
Burnout – a personal experience – Iris Snowdon
A study to review cardiotocography (CTG) interpretation prior to and following training in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Division, Al Wakra Hospital, Qatar – Zeena Martis, Ayman Abdul Fattah Hamcho, Tamara Salama Fady Alshdafat
Maternity SmokeFree in-house service pilot at West Sussex Hospitals Trust – Kate Markham
Pregnancy in prison – a literature review. Part 2: fragmented care – Caroline Snowe, Magdalena Ohaja
Women’s experiences of communication support in a maternity care setting: a literature review – Coralie Huson
What do women need to know about induction of labour? A co-creation approach to supporting women’s experience of birth following induction – Sam Nightingale, Jane Coad, Elizabeth Bailey
Determinants of maternal mortality in the Rohingya refugee camps of Bangladesh – Mylene Appere
Incidence and risk factors for perineal tears and episiotomy: analysis in Italian population – Marianna Mancini
Women’s engagement, views and experiences of postnatal follow-up after gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnancy – Siân Pierce Roberts, Sheila JS Brown, Dr Seren Haf Roberts
The Recognition of Excessive blood loss At ChildbirTh (REACT) Study: a two-phase exploratory, sequential mixed methods inquiry using focus groups, interviews and a pilot, randomised crossover study – A Hancock, AD Weeks, C Furber et al
Early postnatal discharge from hospital for healthy mothers and term infants – Eleanor Jones, Fiona Stewart, Beck Taylor et al
Postpartum mental illness during the COVID-19 pandemic: a population-based, repeated cross-sectional study – Simone N Vigod, Hilary K Brown, Anjie Huang et al
High quality breastfeeding support is as effective by video as it is in person – Sarah Crowdy, Mindy Noble, Fiona Robertson
A reflection on supporting breastfeeding during COVID-19 – Polly Salt
Fathers’ experiences of feeding their extremely preterm infants in family-centred neonatal intensive care: a qualitative study – Evalotte Mörelius, Sofia Brogren, Sandra Andersson et al
Impact of COVID-19 pandemic lockdown on exclusive breastfeeding in non-infected mothers – Giuseppe Latorre, Domenico Martinelli, Pietro Guida et al
Pregnancy-related lumbopelvic pain: exploring the use of digital media for condition-related information provision – Maria Moffatt, Claire Hamshire, James Selfe
The influence of self-compassion upon midwives and nurses: a systematic review of the literature – Mary Steen, Mitra Javanmard, Rachael Vernon
Newborn skin-cleansing practices and their rationale: a systematic review of the literature – Sarah Fleming, Louise Hunter
Factor contributing towards women booking late for antenatal care in the UK – Hayley Billings, Nada Atef Shebl