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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 winter 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.
The OASI Care Bundle – a lively topic for discussion – Sara Webb
The UK Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury (OASI) Care Bundle: A critical review – Jim G Thornton, Hannah G Dahlen
Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury (OASI) Care Bundle: Response to a critical review – Ranee Thaker, Ipek Gurol-Urganci, Posy Bidwell et al
Evidence Based Midwifery
Experiences of pregnancy and maternity care for women exposed to human trafficking and sexual exploitation: a systematic review and qualitative evidence synthesis – Samantha Nightingale, Dr Geraldine Brady, Dr Diane Phimister et al
Perineal wound assessment and repair education for midwifery students: a multi-methods study Monica Pilar Diaz, Professor Mary Steen, Dr Angela Brown
Exercise intervention in pregnancy: a feasibility study in Thailand – Sirikanok Klankhajhon, Jan McAllister, Poonsuk Hingkanont et al
Midwifery & Education
Exploring the importance of a values-based approach to midwifery practice and its effect on communication and outcomes for women and their families – Drew Shackleton, Giliane McKelvin
Human factors review of a safety-critical system in a pandemic – Helen Elliot-Mainwaring
Heartburn in pregnancy: use of infographics to highlight the link between this condition and mental ill health – Verity James, Denyse King
Understanding why there is a higher maternal uptake of the pertussis vaccine (whooping cough) in comparison to the influenza vaccine: a literature review – Breone Hamilton
Pregnancy in the COVID-19 pandemic – Catherine Barlow
The midwife’s role in managing confirmed moderate-to-severe COVID-19 in pregnancy Holly Mayo
Labour & Birth
Impact of the EPISCISSORS-60 mediolateral episiotomy scissors on obstetric anal sphincter injuries: a 2-year data review in the United Kingdom – Li Mei Koh, Yves Van Roon, Ashish Pradhan et al
Expedient squatting third-stage technique to prevent excessive bleeding at birth – Judy Slome Cohain
The unwelcome breech: a discussion on the management of breech birth in the UK – Rachael Dewey
Am I eligible for a homebirth? Supporting women with a raised body mass index – Samuel Todd
Why women freebirth: a modified systematic review – Justine Norton
Recommending vitamin K prophylaxis in the prevention of vitamin K deficiency bleeding and how to support women when they refuse – Jessica Herrington
Babies removed at birth: mothers’ and midwives’ narratives – Wendy Marsh, Ann Robinson, Jen Leamon et al
Neonatal & Infant Nutrition
Symptoms of problematic feeding in infant under 1 year of age undergoing frenotomy: a review article – Rebecca R Hill, Britt F Pados
The effect of labor comfort on traumatic childbirth perception, post-traumatic stress disorder, and breastfeeding – Hülya Türkmen, Hacer Yalniz Dilcen, Bihter Akin
Powdered baby formula sold in North America: assessing the environmental impact – Karin Cadwell, Anna Blair, Cindy Turner-Maffei et al
Worldwide Maternity Services
Prevalence of third- and fourth degree perineal tears from 2016-2019, Al Wakra Hospital, Qatar – Tamara Alshdafat, Fayrooz Abu Essa, Kavinshiney Anson
‘Healthy mothers, healthy babies’: implementation of antenatal group classes to promote psychological childbirth process, Al Wakra Hospital, Qatar – Renny Ully
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