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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 autumn 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.
BAME is not my NAME: A community of Cultures Maternity Forum (CoCMF) – Benash Nazmeen
Evidence Based Midwifery
Editorial – COVID-19 birth memories: ‘It was like going into a war zone where there was an unknown, invisible and deadly enemy waiting for you…’ – Marlene Sinclair
A qualitative study exploring women’s experiences of conversations with maternity professionals when home birth is not recommended – Julie Woodman, Susan Way
Positioning and attachment interventions for nipple pain: a systematic review – Sharon Guille, Marlene Sinclair, Brendan Bunting et al
Language used during antenatal education for labour and birth: a literature review – Lisa Cutajar, Mary Steen, Julie-Anne Fleet
Midwifery & Education
Can health care managers learn to lead? – Helen Elliott-Mainwaring
Introducing midwifery students to the world of research: building the basis for future leaders in evidence-based practice – Sara Borrelli, Louise Walker, Julie Jomeen et al
Virus mutation and challenge – Dr Paul Lambden
The characteristics of compassionate care during childbirth according to midwives: a qualitative descriptive inquiry – Samantha Salome Krausé, Catharina Susanna Minnie, Siedine Knobloch Coetzee
Midwives’ experiences of transitioning into private practice with visiting access in Australia: a qualitative descriptive study – Megan Barker, Jennifer Fenwick, Jenny Gamble
Pregnancy and plastic – the hidden threat to human health – Michelle Anderson
Can activated charcoal be used to treat obstetric cholestasis? – Sophie Gidet
COVID-19: a discussion on pregnancy, birth and psychological well-being – Michelle Anderson
Continuing a pregnancy after diagnosis of a lethal fetal abnormality: views and perspectives of Australian health professionals and parents – Alice Weeks, Sibel Saya, Jan Hodgson
Labour & Birth
A systematic review of the physiological and biochemical mechanisms of squatting intervention in childbirth – Marion Kibuka, Adron C Nsibambi
Does EPI-NO pelvic floor trainer reduce perineal trauma in childbirth? – Zeenath Uddin
Is a tolerance of ambiguity creating an episiotomy skills gap? – Jennifer MacLellan, Jo Gould, Sarah Lewis-Tulett et al
Evaluation of a midwife-led early postpartum family planning service – Judith Cutter
Perinatal mental health in Ireland: a scoping review – Susan Huschke, Sylvia Murhphy-Tighe, Maebh Barry
Women’s experiences of interventions for fear of childbirth in the perinatal period: a meta-synthesis of qualitative research evidence – Maeve A O’Connell, Ali S Khashan, Patricia Leahy-Warren et al
Change in prevalence of major levator ani muscle defects from 6 weeks to 1 year postpartum, and maternal and obstetric risk factors: a longitudinal ultrasound study – Tuva Kristine Halle, Jette Stær-Jensen, Gunvor Hilde
Racial disparity in postpartum readmission due to hypertension among women with pregnancy-associated hypertension – Rebecca Chornock, Sara N Iqbal, Tetsuya Kawakita
Prevalence and associated factors of postpartum depression among immigrant women in Guangzhou, China – Ribo Xiong, Aiwen Deng
Neonatal & Infant Nutrition
The secret practice of co-sleeping: a student midwife’s reflection – Alexandra Fraser
Going for gold – Helen Simpson
Assessment of evidence about common infant symptoms and cow’s milk allergy – Daniel Munblit, Michael R Perkin, Debra J Palmer et al
Worldwide Maternity Services
Ten top tips for telephone consultation – Tine Oudshoorn
Modern contraceptive use among postpartum women living with HIV attending mother baby care points in Kabarole, Uganda – Andrew W Tusubira, Simon Peter Sebina Kibira et al
Is it home delivery or health facility? Community perceptions on place of childbirth in rural Northwest Tanzania using a qualitative approach – Eveline T Konje, Jennifer Hatfeild, Susan Kuhn et al
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