Across the world, rates of caesarean section and other interventions in labour and birth are on the rise. Worryingly, however, birth outcomes for mothers and babies are not improving in a clearly correlative way. In fact, maternal mortality in the
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Article 23 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states “we all have the right to employment, to be free to choose our work, and to be paid a fair salary that allows us to live and support our family”.
As part of the Maternity Transformation Programme, NHS Digital has been running four digital maternity projects – taking full advantage of technological innovations and the proliferation of smart phones. Maternity care is a key area in which digital services are
Many people with neurodiverse conditions go undiagnosed for many years before learning about their condition and beginning to find their strengths and coping mechanisms. During these years they can self-label (or be labelled by others) as ‘stupid’ and take to
Following the appointment of Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE as the first Chief Midwifery Officer for England, an international group of midwives are calling on every country to follow suit, including each of the devolved governments in the UK.
When announcing the
As another hectic year draws to a close we have the opportunity to look back and take stock of what has been another record breaking year for Maternity & Midwifery Forum.
We have been lucky enough to travel around the UK
The results of a survey on attitudes towards women at work and sexual harassment in the wake of #MeToo were recently discussed in an article for the Harvard Business Review.
The survey found that 19% of men said they were
“This was never about blame, this was never about a particular doctor getting in trouble… this was about me wanting to understand what had happened to me and to make sure it never happened to another person.”
The Montgomery v Lanarkshire
Intersectionality has been a key buzzword in the worlds of equality and diversity and identity politics for several years now. It can be defined as “the interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply