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NOW INCORPORATING RCM’S EVIDENCE BASED MIDWIFERY!
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.
Subscribe today for as little as £11.50 per quarter (for students) or £15.75 per quarter (for health care professionals).
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. Here, we look at just some of the articles that will appear in the next issue.
Midwifery care of women with sickle cell disorder – Claudia Dalcin Zanchin, Judy Bothamley
Evidence Based Midwifery
Exploring the psychometric validity and reliability of the Stillbirth Stigma Scale –Danielle Pollock, Adrian Esterman, Elissa Pearson et al
Factors that influence online medication purchasing behaviour in pregnancy: a qualitative study – Alison Little, Marlene Sinclair, Huiru Zheng et al
Midwifery & Education
Providing choice and re-establishing and promoting a home birth service in North Ceredigion – Becky Westbury, Natalie Kentish, Lisa Rose
Preceptorship programme for newly qualified midwives – Elisa Iaschi
Does the clinical scenario method of teaching assist in strengthening engagement of the less confident learner – Lynda Milton
Who is ultimately responsible and accountable for patient safety in maternity services? – Helen Elliot-Mainwaring
Spirituality and childbirth: an international virtual co-operative inquiry – Susan A Crowther, Jenny Hall, Doreen Balabanoff et al
Depression and anxiety in pregnancy – critical analysis of a case study – Sara Daniela da Cruz Gomes
A values-based approach exploring how ethical and professional values influence midwifery care for a woman with Type 1 diabetes – Natalie Starkey
Pregnancies among the first generation of survivors of perinatal HIV infection – Marie-Julie Trahan, Marc Boucher, Christian Renaud et al
Labour & Birth
A reflection on the Obstetric Anal Sphincter Inquiry OASI Care Bundle – Abi Hemmings
A phenomenological study exploring midwives’ experiences of completing and implementing into practice the Perineal Assessment and Repair Longitudinal Study (PEARLS) training package – Zeenath Uddin, Debra Bick
The concept of normality – Amy Redway
Is a tolerance of ambiguity creating an episiotomy skills gap? – Jennifer MacLellan
Vaginal breech birth: do women really have a choice? – Hannah Reid
Sudden intrauterine unexplained death: time to adopt uniform postmortem investigative guidelines? – Anna M Lavezzi , Francesco Piscioli, Teresa Pusiol et al
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes: a retrospective cohort study of 2368 patients – Xun Li, Weishe Zhang, Jianhua Lin et al
Caring for bereaved parents following a stillbirth: a student midwife’s perspective – Breeanne Brunt
Successful treatment of a recurrent post-dural puncture headache with an epidural blood patch 18 months after the initial dural puncture – A Spring, R McMorrow
Pelvic floor muscle strength and the incidence of pelvic floor disorders after vaginal and cesarean delivery – Joan L Blomquist, Megan Carroll, Alvaro Muñoz et al
Can a patient-focussed bookings approach reduce patient non-attendance in postnatal and continence physiotherapy – RL’E Brennen, CL MacRae, H Irving et al
Pregnancy outcomes among women with peptic ulcer disease – Charlotte Rosen, Nicholas Czuzoj-Shulman, Daniel S Mishkin et al
Developing and introducing a post birth care plan (PBCP): an action research project – Susan Crowther, Annie Lau, Emma Maclver
Neonatal & Infancy
Death before birth: understanding, informing and supporting the choices made by people who have experienced miscarriage, termination, and stillbirth – Jeannette Littlemore, Sheelagh McGuinness, Danielle Fuller et al
Breastfeeding protection, promotion, and support in humanitarian emergencies: a systematic review of literature – Immacolata Dall’Oligo, Francesca Marchetti, Rachele Mascolo et al
Worldwide Maternity Services
The importance of men in the eradication of female genital mutilation – Sarah Esegbona-Adeigbe, Wendy Olayiwola
Pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management during labour in a labour and delivery unit, Alwakra Hospital, Doha, Qatar – Tamara Salama Alshdafat, Fayrooz Abu Essa, Kavinshiney Anson
Women’s preferences for mode of second birth – a prospective study of two Israeli birth cohorts – Heidi Preis, Pnina Mor, Sorina Grisaru-Granovsky et al
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