After the actor and activist Jameela Jamil mentioned her Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome in an Instagram comment in February and was later presented with an award by the Ehlers-Danlos Society for being a patient advocate, a lot of fans were left scratching
At the World Health Assembly this year, 194 member states agreed unanimously to put nursing and midwifery at the centre of achieving Universal Health Coverage. It’s a first in world health. They also declared 2020 ‘the Year of the Nurse
In October 2018, The Lancet published an epidemiological report on global use of caesarean sections – it put the UK figure at just over 26% of all births. This comes, perhaps not coincidentally, at a time when tokophobia (the
Many pregnant women – especially those who have given birth before – have an innate sense of when they’ve gone into labour ‘for real’. However, if they show up to the labour ward of their local or chosen hospital too
1-2-1 Doula & Breastfeeding Support Ltd will be celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week 2019 by hosting their 2nd public event in the UK.
This is going to be a fun, interactive, educational and informative event.
Everyone is welcome!
There will be:
Special Guest Speakers
Coping with a crying baby – Warrington & Halton Hospitals launches programme aimed at helping parents and carers across Cheshire
“Babies Cry, You Can Cope – never, ever shake or hurt a baby” is the message from ‘ICON’ – a national programme of interventions and awareness that aims to help parents and carers to cope with a crying baby.
Yesterday, midwives, health
“Behaviour is an invisible cloak that you think nobody can see… Embroider your cloak with love, kindness, goodwill, integrity, truth and honour”
England’s first Chief Midwifery Officer was appointed earlier this year. The appointment marked a shift in maternity and midwifery care in the NHS both towards midwife-led care for women and towards midwives becoming an ever-more self-governing group.
In this presentation, Jennifer
We’ve all heard of ‘Continuity of Carer’ in midwifery – it is a key component of the NHS’ move towards Better Births. Not so long ago, the (private) continuity of care service Neighbourhood Midwives in Walthamstow made the news when
A quantitative study with the completion of an online survey which aims to look into: How women from Black and minority ethnic (BME) communities feel about Perinatal mental health care for Low mood and Depression?
We would like to invite you
In most contexts, ‘normal’ is a boring word – but within the world of maternity and midwifery it is a contentious one.
Between them, Sheena Byrom OBE and Professor Soo Downe OBE have some 75 years of experience in midwifery practise.