By Jennifer Kenworthy, Claire Barlow on 22 March 2022
Sheehan’s syndrome (postpartum hypopituitarism) was first described in 1937 by Harold Leeming Sheehan (1900-1988). He described it as pituitary gland necrosis following postpartum haemorrhage or hypovolemia (Sheehan 1937).
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.
on 24 April 2019
The results of a pilot study which aimed to describe the prevalence and factors related to having access to a known midwife for women referred to counselling due to childbirth fear, have been published.
on 23 April 2019
Emily is a 3rd-year midwifery student from the Anglia Ruskin University. She recently travelled to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania on a three-week midwifery elective placement to see the differences between healthcare in the UK and in the developing ...