By Joanne Cull et al on 21 June 2022
There is a robust body of evidence, accumulated over the decades, which shows that limited English proficiency is a key factor associated with poorer maternal and neonatal outcomes. Our work as midwives and researchers has led us to believe ...
By Student at Kings College London, Rachel Housego on 11 May 2022
The aim of this study is to identify the barriers and facilitators to midwives practicing midwifery-led care, within the hospital setting, during the intrapartum period
on 06 May 2022
Researchers at the University of Birmingham are now accepting participants for their Delphi Survey on core outcome sets for studies of pregnant women with two or more long-term health conditions.
By University of Staffordshire, Student Ruby Grater on 14 April 2022
This study will identify the physiological barriers and enablers that contribute to a women’s return to exercise, postpartum. By identifying these factors through surveying women who have given birth within the last 24 months, this study ...
By Jennifer Kenworthy, Claire Barlow on 22 March 2022
Sheehan’s syndrome (postpartum hypopituitarism) was first described in 1937 by Harold Leeming Sheehan (1900-1988). He described it as pituitary gland necrosis following postpartum haemorrhage or hypovolemia (Sheehan 1937).
By Postgraduate Researcher at Lancaster University, Molly Turgoose on 19 January 2022
Are you a qualified midwife currently employed in the UK? I’m really interested in finding out more about your perspectives on perinatal mental health.
By Aniebiet Ekong, Public Health Nutritionist & PhD researcher, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth on 07 January 2022
In pregnancy, studies show that despite the preponderance of healthy eating information, healthy eating guides and policies, pregnant women do not meet nor adhere to healthy eating recommendations.