on 23 November 2020
Obstetric anal sphincter injury (OASI) is recognised as the most common cause of anal incontinence (AI) in childbearing-aged women (Marsh 2011), encompassing symptoms of flatus incontinence, passive soiling, incontinence of liquid or ...
on 13 December 2019
Bianca Barrie is studying at Bournemouth University and wrote this poem during her placement (Community and Antenatal Clinics), partially as a reflection but also to story share with her peers.
on 28 October 2019
Traditionally two midwives attend home births in the UK. This paper explores the implementation of a new home birth care model where births to low-risk women are attended by one midwife and one Midwifery Support Worker (MSW).
on 27 September 2019
With approximately 20% of pregnancies ending in loss, miscarriage is a relatively common and stressful occurrence. Because romantic partners’ coping efforts are intimately connected, the way one partner copes with the other’s miscarriage ...
on 18 June 2019
To reduce the risk of adverse birth outcomes, WHO recommends that women wait at least 2 years after a livebirth and at least 6 months after a miscarriage or induced abortion before conceiving again.
on 17 May 2019
Spontaneous preterm birth is a serious and common pregnancy complication associated with hormonal dysregulation, infection, inflammation, immunity, rupture of fetal membranes, stress, bleeding, and uterine distention.