The Skye, stars and the moon; One to One Midwives shining bright

Today I write a brief blog to update you about the fantastic feedback and statistics from One to One Midwives. Lead by Skye Rolfe @midwife_skye on Twitter these rates and the heartfelt feedback from women demonstrate the benefits of a true caseloading model of midwifery care. http://www.onetoonemidwives.org/ One to One Midwives have been providing a […]

Read More

Pregnancy yoga: setting up a free service for women

Pregnancy yoga: setting up a free service for women Becky Westbury – Midwife at Royal Gwent Hospital My passion I have known since early on in my midwifery journey that community midwifery is where my passion lies. Being able to provide continuity of care to women and families throughout pregnancy and the postnatal period is such […]

Read More

Round the world in midwifery : the humanisation of birth

Round the world in midwifery : the humanisation of birth Lesley Page CBE Last week I travelled to Hong Kong and tonight I am on my way to Brazil, to lecture and do workshops on the humanisation of birth. The ICM has defined humanisation of birth as: “care that recognises the significance of birth for […]

Read More

Preventing the Jab; how can we stop the unnecessary use of Anti-D in pregnancy?

Preventing the jab; an alternative to using of Anti-D in pregnancy? Jayden Mills – 3rd Year Student Midwife at University of the West of England (UWE) It has been reported recently that the new blood test for Down’s Syndrome may be rolled out throughout the UK (Ewers, 2016). This blood test is called the NIPT (Non-Invasive […]

Read More

Socially Acceptable?

Socially Acceptable? Charlene Cole – Student Midwife Coventry University Since writing my first article on Social Media over a year ago I feel there has been a positive shift in perception regarding the acceptability of the use of social media in professional spheres. For me, it is an essential part of my midwifery life: it […]

Read More

Midwives learning for the best start in life in Germany

Midwives learning for the best start in life in Germany Lesley Page CBE On May 16th 2018 I presented at the parliamentarian evening to Senators and Members of Parliament of the German Government, together with other speakers and as the guest of Deutscher Hebammen Verband. The aim was to gain support for moving all midwifery […]

Read More

Passage from Birth Trauma by Mila Oshin

Passage from Birth Trauma by Mila Oshin Two months ago I was diagnosed with PTSD as a result of circumstances surrounding the birth of my first child, eight years ago. Surprisingly, perhaps, the past eight years have been some of my most creative and productive. I wrote and published Passage; a collection of poems about […]

Read More

Sun Exposure in Pregnancy; maternal and fetal health and heat protection strategies

Sun Exposure in Pregnancy; maternal and fetal health and heat protection strategies Hannah Tizard – Midwife at Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre NHS Foundation Trust and Midwifery Media Consultant at All4Maternity and the Practising Midwife The dangers of excessive sun exposure are widely understood by society, with campaigns to remind us to protect ourselves and our […]

Read More

Social media – a reinforcing cycle; student studygram

Social media – a reinforcing cycle; student studygram Jessica Rawlinson – Student Midwife University of Surrey One day I was sitting writing up my notes on fetal circulation, wondering how on earth all this human physiology and anatomy would stay in my easily distracted brain, and the next day I am truly overwhelmed  by the […]

Read More

Signup for Newsletter

Register your email to keep up to date with the latest information directly to you.