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What’s in the next issue?
The spring 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 March issue.
What is ‘human factors’? By David Edmondson, Mary Edmondson
Research & Education
The global battle for human rights and autonomy in childbirth: a literature review By Lukah Webb
Impact of social support on postnatal depression among adolescent mothers: a systematic literature review By Folashade Fagbemi
Take a step and give higher education a boost: the world accommodates patterns of bilingualism By Shurouq Hawamdeh
Lumbopelvic pain, anxiety, physical activity and mode of conception: a prospective cohort study of pregnant women By Emeline Lardon, Audrey St-Laurent, Véronique Babineau et al
Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism during pregnancy: a multicenter prospective management outcome study By Marc Righini, Helia Robert-Ebadi, Antoine Elias et al
From clearing to midwife By Justine Conway
Midwives’ personal experiences of pregnancy and childbirth: exploring issues of autonomy and agency in relation to the use of professional knowledge By Sarah Church
Developing a reproductive identity: the experiences of pregnant midwives By Sarah Church
Cost-effective analysis of maternal immunisation against group B Streptococcus (GBS) disease: a modelling study By Kyriaki Giorgakoudi, Catherine O’Sullivan, Paul T Heath et al
Descriptive study describing student midwives’ observations on obesity management in the antenatal phase of care By Catherine Lynch, Zulukha Valimohamed
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: review of six national and regional guidelines By Matthew J Bicocca, Jeffrey D Sperling, Suneet P Chauhan
Women’s experiences of the therapeutic value of writing about pregnancy sickness By Michelle Nicholson
Labour & Birth
Self-influence and choice in maternal decision making By Carol Lambert, Julie Jomeen, Wilf McSherry
Women’s experiences of induction of labour: qualitative systematic review and thematic synthesis By Rose Coates, Georgina Cupples, Amanda Scamell et al
Setting up a successful perinatal mental health peer support service: a student midwife and mother’s journey By Charlie Francis-Pape
Postnatal dyspareunia: a neglected issue? By Lara Cotton
‘dis ɔhord’: one woman’s experience of confronting and understanding the lived experience of birth By Lesley Kay, Carline Calonder
Is a culture change in maternity and neonatal care required to enhance the provision of human breast milk in the care of preterm infants? By Marie Rivett
Implementing the UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative university standards By Helen Simpson
Is breastfeeding ‘normal’? Using the right language for breastfeeding By Virginia Thorley
Breastfeeding initiation and duration in France: the importance of intergenerational and previous maternal breastfeeding experiences – results from the nationwide ELFE study By Sandra Wagner, Claire Kersuzan, Séverine Gojard et al
Neonatal & Infancy
Sleep frequently asked questions: Question 1: what abnormalities do babies with cleft lip and/or palate have on polysomnography? By Joanna E MacLean
Cardiovascular adaptation to extra uterine life By Alice Lawford, Robert M R Tulloh
Worldwide Maternity Services
Birthing in South America: political-cultural context of birth, options and a new horizon by Cynthia Ingar
Countries birth scope By Cynthia Ingar
Black nurse, white milk: breastfeeding, slavery, and abolition in 19th-century Brazil By Cassia Roth – Reviewed by Tania McIntosh
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