‘Babies just popping out all over the place’: an exploratory, theory-testing analysis of television birth narratives 

‘Babies just popping out all over the place’: an exploratory, theory-testing analysis of television birth narratives  Dr Alys Einion – Associate Professor of Midwifery at Swansea University Published in The Practising Midwife Volume 22 Issue 5 The Evidence series attempts to make research practices and findings accessible to midwives. In this article, Alys Einion describes a scoping study […]

To access this post, and more besides… please join us by purchasing a membership subcription: Student Membership, MSW & Doulas Membership, Student Membership + Print, MSW & Doulas Membership + Print, Standard Membership, Standard Membership + Print or TPM 24 Hour Special. We look forward to welcoming you to our growing online community.
Read More

Research unwrapped; caring for women making unconventional birth choices

Research unwrapped; ‘Caring for women making unconventional birth choices: a meta-ethnography exploring the views, attitudes,and experiences of midwives’ Feeley et al 2019  Dr Alys Einion – Associate Professor of Midwifery at Swansea University Published in The Practising Midwife Volume 22 Issue 4 April 2019 Research unwrapped is a popular series to help readers make sense of published […]

To access this post, and more besides… please join us by purchasing a membership subcription: Student Membership, MSW & Doulas Membership, Student Membership + Print, MSW & Doulas Membership + Print, Standard Membership, Standard Membership + Print or TPM 24 Hour Special. We look forward to welcoming you to our growing online community.
Read More

Report review ‘What price safe motherhood?’

Report review ‘What price safe motherhood? charging for NHS maternity care in England and its impact on migrant women’. Maternity Action, September 2018 Dr Alys Einion – Associate Professor of Midwifery at Swansea University Published in The Practising Midwife Volume 22 Issue 3 March 2019 Report review runs alongside Guideline Commentary and the other Evidence Series articles, […]

To access this post, and more besides… please join us by purchasing a membership subcription: Student Membership, MSW & Doulas Membership, Student Membership + Print, MSW & Doulas Membership + Print, Standard Membership, Standard Membership + Print or TPM 24 Hour Special. We look forward to welcoming you to our growing online community.
Read More

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 […]

To access this post, and more besides… please join us by purchasing a membership subcription: Student Membership, MSW & Doulas Membership, Student Membership + Print, MSW & Doulas Membership + Print, Standard Membership, Standard Membership + Print or TPM 24 Hour Special. We look forward to welcoming you to our growing online community.
Read More

The benefits of yoga during pregnancy: a literature review

The benefits of yoga during pregnancy: a literature review Caoimhe McClafferty – Staff Midwife at Portiuncla Hospital in Galway Sunita Panda – PhD Student and Health Research Board Doctoral Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin Published in The Practising Midwife Volume 22 Issue 1 January 2019 Yoga has become a popular form of complementary alternative medicine, and is often advocated […]

To access this post, and more besides… please join us by purchasing a membership subcription: Student Membership, MSW & Doulas Membership, Student Membership + Print, MSW & Doulas Membership + Print, Standard Membership, Standard Membership + Print or TPM 24 Hour Special. We look forward to welcoming you to our growing online community.
Read More

UK Government guideline Health matters: reproductive health and pregnancy planning

UK Government guideline Health matters: reproductive health and pregnancy planning Alys Einion – Associate Professor of Midwifery at Swansea University Guideline commentary aims to help readers make sense of published guidelines by offering a detailed appraisal of a guideline or a specific section of a guideline, in a careful and considered manner. In doing so, we can advance our […]

To access this post, and more besides… please join us by purchasing a membership subcription: Student Membership, MSW & Doulas Membership, Student Membership + Print, MSW & Doulas Membership + Print, Standard Membership, Standard Membership + Print or TPM 24 Hour Special. We look forward to welcoming you to our growing online community.
Read More
Midwife meeting

Undergraduate experience of selection group interviews; a qualitative research study subjected to pedagogical reflection

Undergraduate experience of selection group interviews; a qualitative research study subjected to pedagogical reflection Jo Lironi – Midwifery Lecturer and Masters Research student at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen This study explores stage 1 nursing students’ experiences of group interviews as part of the selection process to inform the future of midwifery selection practice. Using hermeneutic phenomenology to interview […]

To access this post, and more besides… please join us by purchasing a membership subcription: Student Membership, MSW & Doulas Membership, Student Membership + Print, MSW & Doulas Membership + Print, Standard Membership, Standard Membership + Print or TPM 24 Hour Special. We look forward to welcoming you to our growing online community.
Read More
Man and Baby

Traumatic birth and paternal mental health problems; a systematic literature review

Traumatic birth and paternal mental health problems; a systematic literature review Leigh Sweeney- Staff Midwife at the Royal Jubilee Maternity Service in Belfast Introduction and background  Traumatic birth is a complicated concept. It is a term used to describe experiences of and negative psychological responses to childbirth. There is controversy in the literature over what constitutes birth […]

To access this post, and more besides… please join us by purchasing a membership subcription: Student Membership, MSW & Doulas Membership, Student Membership + Print, MSW & Doulas Membership + Print, Standard Membership, Standard Membership + Print or TPM 24 Hour Special. We look forward to welcoming you to our growing online community.
Read More

Avoiding induction of labour for prolonged pregnancy; the evidence base for midwives’ advice to women in the north west of England

Avoiding induction of labour for prolonged pregnancy; the evidence base for midwives’ advice to women in the north west of England Katrina Rigby – Senior Research Midwife and Reproductive Health, Childbirth and Children’s Research Team Leader at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Soo Downe – Professor of Midwifery at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) Current national guidelines […]

To access this post, and more besides… please join us by purchasing a membership subcription: Student Membership, MSW & Doulas Membership, Student Membership + Print, MSW & Doulas Membership + Print, Standard Membership, Standard Membership + Print or TPM 24 Hour Special. We look forward to welcoming you to our growing online community.
Read More

The ARRIVE Trial has finally arrived – a midwife’s summary

By Professor Hannah Dahlen Well everyone the ARRIVE trial has finally arrived. This was the elective induction of labour trial at 39 weeks. A total of 3062 women were assigned to labor induction, and 3044 were assigned to expectant management. The primary outcome of perinatal morbidity for the baby occurred in 4.3% of neonates in […]

Read More

Signup for Newsletter

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

Translate »