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Empowering Women And Their Partners

by all4maternity | 4th January 2018 | Features, TPM Journal
Perinatal mental health enquiry Empowering Women And Their Partners This series stresses the importance of perinatal mental health and wellbeing. Policy and guidelines have been written to help support...
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Neonatal – mental health, bonding and attachment

by all4maternity | 4th January 2018 | Features, TPM Journal
Nonatal Mental health Nonatal – Mental health, bonding and attachment There has been an emphasis in society on mental health generally and maternal mental health in particular for some...
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Midwives’ knowledge of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Uganda

by all4maternity | 3rd January 2018 | Evidence, Features, News & Views, TPM Journal
Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Uganda The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a worldwide programme well known to midwives globally for supporting the initiation of successful breastfeeding. In...
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My Story post-traumatic stress disorder

by all4maternity | 3rd January 2018 | Features, TPM Journal
My story of post traumatic stress triggered after a difficult day on placement, the subsequent difficulty of accessing the right help and diagnosis and, finally, the profound impact of...
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Courage and compassion

by all4maternity | 3rd January 2018 | Features, TPM Journal
The importance of being a caring advocate This article aims to explore some of the limitations that student midwives experience within the clinical setting. Courage and compassion form part...
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Zero separation

by all4maternity | 3rd January 2018 | Features, TPM Journal
Promoting togetherness of mothers and babies This article explores issues surrounding the separation of mothers and babies during the postnatal period, highlighting the importance of keeping mothers and babies...
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research symposium: Childbearing in Europe

by all4maternity | 6th December 2017 | Features, TPM Journal
the qualitative research network BfiN and Network for Women’s Health in childbearing, with the focus on migrants and minorities – WoMBH-net Helsinki, 14-15 September 2017 Symposium summary runs alongside...
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navigating spaces:


fetal navigation techniques “I turned my OP baby and regulated my own contractions in an hour, directly avoiding induction and possibly other interventions. This was my second labour, which...
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Working in the dark

by all4maternity | 1st December 2017 | Features, TPM Journal
Creating a space for birth The phenomenon of birth environment as an influencer of physiology and birth outcome is a relatively new concept within academic research and birth space...
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SHARED VOICES

by all4maternity | 1st December 2017 | Features, TPM Journal
Perinatal mental health and wellbeing This series stresses the importance of perinatal mental health and wellbeing. Policy and guidelines have been written to help support midwives in delivering care...
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BFI GOLD: Achieving sustainability

by all4maternity | 1st December 2017 | Features, TPM Journal
BFI GOLD: Achieving sustainability of the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative standards The Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative accreditation scheme is based on a set of interlinking evidence-based standards...
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CULTIVATING EDEN

by all4maternity | 1st December 2017 | Features, TPM Journal
MIDWIVES IN CONVERSATION ABOUT THE HOME BIRTH TEAM IN POOLE, DORSET Current conversations about home birth in the UK tend to refer to the Birth place study (Birthplace in...
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A place for student resilience

by all4maternity | 1st December 2017 | Features, Future Midwives, TPM Journal
A place for student resilience Student survival guide (formerly Midwifery basics) is targeted at practising midwives and midwifery students. The aim of these articles is to provide information to...
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Editorial: A PLACE FOR YOU

by jenny@all4maternity.com | 1st December 2017 | Features, Online Courses, TPM Journal
A PLACE FOR YOU What a busy and exciting month we have had. Thank you to all our subscribers for being part of our growing community. This month, as...
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INFORMED

by all4maternity | 26th October 2017 | Features, TPM Journal
INFORMED Informed Consent In Theatre As part of my job, when I meet families in antenatal sessions, I always speak to women and their partners about consent. For most...
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FAB CHANGE WEEK: Calling All Rebels… What Will You Pledge?

by all4maternity | 26th October 2017 | Features, TPM Journal
FAB CHANGE WEEK Calling All Rebels… What Will You Pledge? INTRODUCTION Change management and the implementation of service improvements to enhance care have historically been considered to be within...
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MATERNITY VOICES: Still Born

by all4maternity | 26th October 2017 | Features, TPM Journal
MATERNITY VOICES Still Born The Importance Of The Birthing Experience Losing a baby before or shortly after birth is one of the most devastating events that can happen to...
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Evidence Series: Observational Study

by all4maternity | 25th October 2017 | Evidence, Features, TPM Journal
EVIDENCE SERIES Observational Study Does Waterbirth Affect The Risk Of Third Degree Tears? An observational study was undertaken during 2016 following concerns raised by Corte (2011). A question often raised...
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Advancing Practice: Communication Skills

ADVANCING PRACTICE Communication Skills Life After Attending And Participating In Nhs Connected Course In Advanced Communication Skills; A Midwife’S Perspective Communication is a process of giving and receiving messages and is...
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Student Survival Guide 3: Assessment And Clinical Skills

by all4maternity | 25th October 2017 | Education, Features, Future Midwives, The Future Midwife, TPM Journal
STUDENT SURVIVAL GUIDE NO 3 Assessment And Clinical Skills For Osce And Practice Starting midwifery education is a new series of ‘Student Survival Guide’ (formerly ‘Midwifery Basics’) targeted at practising...
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Article Of The Month: Key Concepts In Care

by all4maternity | 25th October 2017 | Features, TPM Journal
ARTICLE OF THE MONTH Key Concepts In Care Exploring Basic Legal And Ethical Concepts In Maternity Care This article revisits some key concepts within maternity care: women’s choice, autonomy, decision-making...
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Editorial: Challenging Choices

by all4maternity | 24th October 2017 | Features, TPM Journal
Challenging Choices As midwives and maternity care workers, we are called upon to support choice and informed decision-making as a fundamental part of our caring roles. Yet evidence demonstrates...
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Global Midwifery Matters: 4. Stillbirth In Sri Lanka

by all4maternity | 1st October 2017 | Complications, Features, Future Midwives, TPM Journal
GLOBAL MIDWIFERY MATTERS 4. Stillbirth in Sri Lanka This mini series aims to share, discuss and promote midwifery in a global context. Midwifery is a truly global profession and...
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Retirement beckons… Passing on the care of midwives

Retirement beckons… Passing on the care of midwives As Cathy Warwick leaves her post as chief executive of the RCM she reflects back on her career as a midwife...
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Twitter: what is it all about?

Twitter: what is it all about? The authors examine the role of social media and how midwives can use it to develop their own practise – and offer useful...
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#Enough

#ENOUGH Hannah Dahlen reflects on the origins of her passion for midwifery, research and teaching I have had an extraordinary life – not because I am extraordinary but because...
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Article Of The Month: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (Sids) – Our Finest Hour?

by all4maternity | 1st September 2017 | Features, Midwifery Leaders, Mortality, Practising Midwives, TPM Journal
ARTICLE OF THE MONTH Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): Our finest hour? Unexplained infant deaths have reached the lowest level on record in England and Wales 212 deaths in...
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Article Of The Month: Guideline-centred Care Or Woman-centred Care? A Debate And Discussion

ARTICLE OF THE MONTH Guideline-centred care or woman-centred care? A debate and discussion Midwifery practice, care giving and women’s subsequent experiences of birth are often implicitly or explicitly governed...
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The minute one is born – who sees it? The impact of reality birth shows in Britain and beyond

The minute one is born – who sees it? The impact of reality birth shows in Britain and beyond TV viewing hours are at an all-time high in the...
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Thinking Outside The Box: The Ungentle Art Of Persuasion

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX The ungentle art of persuasion A number of health care practitioners and papers have mooted the idea that sales techniques can be used to identify...
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The impact of working environments on maternity care professionals

by all4maternity | 2nd May 2017 | Features, Midwifery Leaders, Practising Midwives, TPM Journal
The impact of working environments on maternity care professionals Working environments ultimately shape and influence all that we do as maternity care professionals. The place in which we work...
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A changing model of rural care

A changing model of rural care Consider the impact on your pregnancy, birth and puerperium of living in a remote or rural area. A substantial minority of people in...
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Virtual day of the midwife: a global ‘pyjama party’

The Virtual International Day of the Midwife (VIDM) (www.vidm.org) is an annual online conference designed to break down traditional barriers to continuing professional development (CPD); provide online opportunities for...
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A healthy ticker… or a good heart?

The amount of paperwork requiring completion by NHS professionals has increased over the years. Some employees feel that is driving them away from client care. In this article, one...
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Friends and family test: providing feedback on our services

FEATURE The Practising Midwife – February 2014 Friends and family test: providing feedback on our services The maternity Friends and family test (FFT) in England offers midwives some insight...
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The politics of maternity

FEATURE The Practising Midwife – February 2014 The politics of maternity Changes in the culture of health care require that, to be effective, midwifery practice should become more woman-centred....
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