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What’s in the next issue?
The autumn issue of MIDIRS Midwifery Digest offers a variety of compelling maternity care articles, covering the antenatal and postpartum period.
MIDIRS Midwifery Digest is an essential resource for midwives, maternity support workers and students. We take a look at what’s in the September issue.
The new Nursing and Midwifery Council standards for student supervision and assessment (SSSA) By Jayne E Marshall, Cathy Ashwin
Research & Education
Evaluating a new role in maternity: the clinical placement support midwife By Sarah Coiffait
Fear of childbirth: an Irish perspective By Maeve Anne O’Connell
Designing longitudinal clinical studies involving lactating women By Carol L Wagner, Sarah N Taylor, Barbara Haase
Using a quality care framework to evaluate user and provider experiences of maternity care: a comparative study By Andrew Symon, Alison McFadden, Marianne White et al
A parenting and life skills intervention for teen mothers: a randomized controlled trial By Joanne E Cox, Sion Kim Harris, Kathleen Conroy et al
Consultant midwives in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man: what has changed? A two-year follow-up of the Consultant Midwife Mapping Project By Caitlin Wilson, Lia Brigante
Organising a midwifery conference: the pitfalls and possibilities By Helen Simpson
How normal birth strategies support women requiring complex care By Rachel Pitson
Quilt to Quilt© (Q2Q): a pilot study: is Q2Q a feasible and acceptable intervention to support pregnant women who wish to stop smoking? By Helen Baston, Natalie Khoaz
Changing patterns in day and time of birth By Wendy Stacey-Alidina
A mixed-methods exploration of the experiences of women living with inflammatory bowl disease of pregnancy By Helen Janiszewski, Collette Clay, Jane Coad et al
Should midwives offer low-risk women who have passed their due date a membrane sweep? By Eva Elizabeth Steenbergen
Group B streptococcus (GBS) colonization and disease among pregnant women: a historical cohort study By James M Edwards, Nora Watson, Chris Focht et al
Unexpected high rates of persistent trichomonas vaginalis infection in a retrospective cohort of treated pregnant women By Gweneth B Lazenby, Lauren Thompson, Anna M Powell et al
Labour & Birth
Vaginal cleansing prior to caesarean section as a means of reducing post-operative infections By Rosie Jenks
Does meconium stained liquor always indicate fetal distress? By Kerri Paton, Sue Nyombi
Prevalence and prediction of higher estimated gastric content in parturients at full cervical dilation: a prospective cohort study By FP Desgranges, M Simonin, S Barnoud et al
How can an understanding of women’s experiences of traumatic birth help midwives to improve intrapartum care? A literature review By Catherine Lucas
Screening for depression with the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale and finding borderline personality disorder By Fiona Judd, Stephanie Lorimer, Richard H Thomson et al
Levator avulsion is associated with pelvic organ prolapse 23 years are the first childbirth By Ixora Kamisan Atan, Sylvia Lin, Hans P Dietz et al
Initation of breastfeeding, neonatal weight loss and volume of intravenous fluids intrapartum By Elisabetta Buonafede, Antonio Alberto Zuppa, Maria Pia Zen et al
Donor human milk By Marie Rivett
Women’s experiences of ceasing to breastfeed: Australian qualitative study By Jennifer Elizabeth Ayton, Leigh Tesch, Emily Hansen
Neonatal & Infancy
The impact of cross-border IVF on maternal and neonatal outcomes in multiple pregnancies: experiences from a UK fetal medicine service By Raj Jaspal, Thomas Prior, Jane Denton et al
No risk factors for late-onset hearing loss in asymptomic congenital cytomegalovirus infants – close monitoring is needed By Yehonatan Pasternak, Joseph Attias, Nancy Ely et al
Survival and impairment of extremely premature infants: a meta-analysis By Hilde Tinderholt Myrhaug, Kjetil Gundro Brurberg, Laila Hov et al
Infant deaths in sitting devices By Peter Liaw, Rachel Y Moon, Autumn Han et al
Worldwide Maternity Services
Resuscitation of preterm infants in the Philippines: a national survey of resources and practice By Dean Hayden, Maria Esterlita Villanueva-Uy, Maria Katrina Mendoza et al
Fetomaternal hemorrhage among pregnant women in Accra, Ghana By Elliot E Akorsu, Joseph K Acquaye, Amma A Benneh et al
Birth outcomes in Aboriginal mother-infant pairs from the Northern Territory, Australia, who received 23-valent polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccination during pregnancy, 2006-2011: the PneuMum randomised controlled trial By Lisa McHugh, Michael Binks, Robert S Ware et al
Adverse neonatal outcomes of adolescent pregnancy in Northwest Ethiopia By Getachew Mullu Kassa, AO Arowojolu, AAA Odukogbe et al
Causes and consequences of unintended pregnancies in the Gaza Strip: a qualitative study By Bettina Böttcher, Mysoon Abdelaziz Abu-El-Noor, Nasser Ibrahim Abu-El-Noor
Post-effects of obstetric fistula in Uganda; a case study of fistula survivors in KITOVU mission hospital (MASAKA), Uganda By John Bosco Bomboka, Mary Gorrethy N-Mboowa, Jennifer Nakilembe
Modelling the potential impact of providing preexposure prophylaxis in pregnant and breastfeeding women in South Africa Dvora L Joseph Davey, Linda-Gail Bekker, Yolanda Gomba et al
Factors influencing men’s involvement in antenatal care services: a cross-sectional study in a low resource setting, Central Tanzania By Nyasiro S Gibore, Theodora AL Bali, Stephen M Kibusi
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