One of the UN’s sustainable development goals is for there to be no more than 70 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births across the globe by 2030. While the worldwide maternal mortality rate is falling, it is not falling quickly
“Poor quality of care is now a bigger barrier to reducing mortality than insufficient access to care.”
2020 will be the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. Fran McConville, Midwifery Advisor at the World Health Organisation, entreats midwives everywhere to use this as an opportunity to raise the profile of midwifery, trumpet its importance, and campaign
On Wednesday 27th November around 400 Midwives, Student Midwives and Health Care Practitioners are expected to gather at Murrayfield Stadium to attend the Scotland Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2019.
If you are unable to join us on the day, don’t worry!
The Scotland Maternity & Midwifery Festival takes place at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh on Wednesday 27th November 2019.
The festival will feature our usual mix of high quality speakers, the latest industry innovations in our exhibition area, free taster treatments in our
Maternity professionals from around the world were celebrated in a glittering award ceremony at the inaugural International Maternity Expo Awards last night.
Hosted by Maternity & Midwifery Forum and All4Maternity at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in central London, the International Maternity Expo
“The power midwives have to make a better world, economically and through empowering women, is immense.”
Brydon Williams, Clinical Supervisor for Midwives at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is also Brydon Williams, midwife, trainer and treasurer for Midwives@Ethiopia. Midwives@Ethiopia sends experienced midwives from the UK to Ethiopia to work with organisations and midwives in Ethiopia.
From Tuesday 12th to Wednesday 13th November 2019 hundreds of Midwives, Student Midwives and Maternity professionals will gather at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London to attend the inaugural International Maternity Expo & Awards.
If you are unable to join us
Ann Remmers has a very long job title. She is both Clinical Director, South West Maternity Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Clinical Network Regional Maternity Safety Champion and Maternal and Neonatal Clinical Lead, West of England Academic Health Science Network.
In 2014 the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the Government Equalities Office published a report into the effects of body image during pregnancy and post-birth. The report concluded that midwives and health visitors should support women not
Karen Jewell is the Nursing Officer for Maternity & Early Years at the Office of the CNO in Wales. As an advisor to the Welsh government, she has been an important driver of change and an integral part of sculpting