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Casting On

Casting On Mandy Robotham – Midwife and Author Fifty six stitches I cast on, beginning just as she is starting. We are both on the precipice, both at the gates of creation, if you want to be dramatic about it. Although I know that hers is a more crucial role – the leading lady – […]

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Carbon monoxide monitoring in pregnancy

Carbon monoxide monitoring in pregnancy Denise Leach – Registered Nurse and Student Midwife (short course) at University of Central Lancashire Published in The Practising Midwife Journal Volume 22 Issue 2 February 2019 During my training as a student midwife, I have been given the opportunity to develop my audit skills, offering insight into how audit can […]

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My battle with postpartum thyroiditis

My battle with postpartum thyroiditis Jenny Allen – Reception Teacher in Greater Manchester Published in The Practising Midwife Journal Volume 22 Issue 2 February 2019 Three months following the birth of my daughter I became extremely Ill with postpartum thyroiditis and was unable to find the necessary medical support. Postpartum thyroiditis happens to up to 10 per […]

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Communication matters

Communication matters “Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change” Bob Kerrey Dr Catherine Green – Clinical Psychologist with Lambeth Perinatal Mental Health Team Ellie Ware – Peer Support Coordinator APP Laura Bridle – Perinatal Mental Health Midwife at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital Published in The Practising Midwife Volume 22 Issue […]

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Global midwifery matters 5. Supporting immigrant women at risk of tuberculosis in the UK

Global midwifery matters 5. Supporting immigrant women at risk of tuberculosis in the UK Abbi Tooke – Student Adult Nurse at University of Leeds at time of writing Published in The Practising Midwife Journal Volume 22 Issue 2 February 2019 This mini series aims to share, discuss and promote midwiferyin a global context. Midwifery is a truly […]

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Tokophobia: raising awareness

Tokophobia: raising awareness Jayden Mills – Third Year Student Midwife at University of the West of England Mental health is becoming an important topic within midwifery, but there continue to be under-discussed, under-researched and stigmatised conditions, such as tokophobia. This article aims to tackle these issues by raising awareness and understanding of tokophobia, and to start conversations […]

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Midwifery basics 6. Breastfeeding in public spaces

Midwifery basics 6. Breastfeeding in public spaces – how experiences in public, and on return to work, affect women’s ability to continue breastfeeding Dr Amy Brown – Professor of Child Public Health at Swansea University Published in The Practising Midwife Volume 22 Issue 2 February 2019 Breastfeeding discussion often focuses on those early days, when women are […]

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Research unwrapped; The Mothers on Respect index (MORi)

Research unwrapped ‘The Mothers on Respect index (MORi) : measuring quality, safety, and human rights in childbirth’. Vedam et al (2017) Anneka Bell – Welsh Medium Midwifery Lecturer at Swansea University Published in The Practising Midwife Journal Volume 22 Issue 2 February 2019 Research unwrapped is a popular series to help readers make sense of published research […]

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Supporting immigrant women at risk of tuberculosis in the UK

Supporting immigrant women at risk of tuberculosis in the UK Abbi Tooke – Third year student midwife at University of Leeds Having written an article for our occasional series, Global midwifery matters, which appears in this month’s The Practising Midwife Journal as one of our extra online feature articles, Abbi reflected on her experience and presents her […]

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Optimal cord clamping – allowing a physiological transition Part 2

Optimal cord clamping – allowing a physiological transition Part 2 Gill Moncrieff –  Third Year Student Midwife at Edinburgh Napier University Published in The Student Midwife Journal Volume 2 Issue 1 January 2019 In the first part of this article in our January issue of The Student Midwife, Gill Moncrieff described the physiology around cord […]

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