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What’s in the next issue?
The summer 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 June issue.
Is the Nursing and Midwifery Council setting midwifery up to fail and are midwifery career pathways a part of the solution for the future midwife? By Helen Shallow
Research & Education
Key messages from the MBRRACE-UK 2018 report: challenging inequities in outcomes for ethnic minority women as a public health priority: a Scottish perspective By Rachael Dewey
Welcoming transgender and nonbinary patients: expanding the language of ‘women’s health’ By Daphna Stroumsa, Justine P Wu
ISeeYou – evaluation of a woman-centred care pilot project in Bachelor midwifery education and research By Yvonne Fontein-Kuipers, Enja Romeijn – Reviewed by Annie Rimmer
Supporting professional midwifery advocates to enhance implementation of the A-EQUIP model By Lisa Stephens
Midwives matter: developing a positive staff culture using restorative clinical supervision. An evaluation of a professional midwifery advocate quality improvement project By Michelle Sterry
Does planned home birth for low-risk women have less intervention and fewer complications than planned hospital birth? By By Claudia Zanchin
Art in Midwifery: a catalyst for reflection By Catja Ko
‘How can the practice of antenatal perineal massage be increased?’: a critical review of the literature By Andrea Lazaro Parra
A literature review of the views and experiences of midwives who screen for domestic violence By Jeannine Webster
Female Genital Mutilation: an act of violence. The public health approach By Emma Sprawson, Conan Leavey
Labour & Birth
Does the evidence support induction of labour at term for women of advanced maternal age? By Alexandra McInnes
Anal incontinence after caesarean and vaginal delivery in Sweden: a national population-based study By Charlotta Larsson, Charlotta Linder Hedberg, Ewa Lundgren et al
The Midwife’s role in recognising, diagnosing and treating maternal sepsis postnatally By Holly Rossiter
How strong relationships can improve infant mental health By Victoria Joel
Postnatal urinary incontinence following perineal trauma as an altered health state By Lydia Fairey
Postpartum smoking relapse: a thematic synthesis of qualitative studies By Caitlin Notley, Annie Blyth, Jean Craig et al – Reviewed by Cathy Ashwin
Enablers of and barriers to the increased provision of human breast milk for preterm infants By Marie Rivett
Learning through experience: setting up a student-led/lecturer-facilitated breastfeeding clinic to support UNICEF BFI accreditation By Rowena Doughty, Rachel Wells
Skill development in breastfeeding continuation By Shalzeen Sacur
Breastfeeding duration and the risk of coronary artery disease By Sheeva Rajaei, Joseph Rigdon, Susan Crowe et al
Factors associated with infants receiving their mother’s own breast milk on discharge from hospital in a unit where pasteurised donor human milk is available By Didier Tshamala, Anita Pelecanos, Mark W Davies
Neonatal & Infancy
Hypoglycaemia in the neonate By Sally Rogers
Primary immunodeficiency in the NICU By Amy E O’Connell
Prenatal maternal psychological distress and offspring risk for recurrent respiratory infections By Laura S Korhonen, Linnea Karlsson, Noora M Scheinin et al
Worldwide Maternity Services
Childbirth experiences of women birthing in Zambia: an interpretive focus phenomenological study By Concepta Namukolo Kwaleyela, Sheila Greatrex-White, Denis Walsh
How does the role of nurse-midwives change from state to state? By Nursing@Georgetown
Understanding country-specific determinants of stillbirth using household surveys: the case of Afghanistan By Aliki Christou, Michael J Dibley, Mohammad H Rasooly et al
Prevalence of maternal birth trauma in Nepali women By Friyan Turel, Delena Caagbay, Hans Peter Dietz
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