By Joanne Cull et al on 21 June 2022
There is a robust body of evidence, accumulated over the decades, which shows that limited English proficiency is a key factor associated with poorer maternal and neonatal outcomes. Our work as midwives and researchers has led us to believe ...
By Postgraduate Researcher at Lancaster University, Molly Turgoose on 19 January 2022
Are you a qualified midwife currently employed in the UK? I’m really interested in finding out more about your perspectives on perinatal mental health.
By Aniebiet Ekong, Public Health Nutritionist & PhD researcher, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth on 07 January 2022
In pregnancy, studies show that despite the preponderance of healthy eating information, healthy eating guides and policies, pregnant women do not meet nor adhere to healthy eating recommendations.
By Lynn Scicluna and Rita Pace Parascandalo
The assessment and management of pain in neonates cared for in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) are crucial aspects of care provided daily to safeguard their wellbeing. However, there is a dearth of research exploring midwives’ experiences ...
By Midwife, writer and lecturer, Jacqueline Richards on 09 November 2021
A qualitative PhD study amongst approximately 6-9 midwives for interviews conducted online. The aim of the study is to capture the lived experience of ethical dilemmas presenting for midwives in conscientious objection (CO) to abortion ...
on 22 October 2021
The Mum-PreDICT research group is calling for midwives to become part of a focus group to determine what research outcomes are the most important for pregnant women with two or more long-term health conditions.
By Student Midwife, University of the West of Scotland, Helen Kaye
Today, October 15th, marks World Students’ Day, a global celebration of students as the future. As part of these celebrations, and to show support for student midwives, I thought I would share my experience of being a student so far.
By Dr Sara Borrelli from the University of Nottingham on 11 October 2021
Researchers from the University of Nottingham in the UK (Dr Sara Borrelli, Prof Helen Spiby, Josh Downey) and the University of Milano Bicocca in Italy (Dr Antonella Nespoli, Dr Simona Fumagalli, Dr Elisabetta Colciago) are undertaking a ...
By Alison Corr, University of Nottingham on 01 October 2021
Many midwives are referred to the NMC every year (176 in the 2020-21 reporting period, 227 in 2019-20, 205 in 2018-19), but there is a lack of understanding as to what it is like to work as a midwife after you have been through, and come out the other ...