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MIDIRS Current Awareness Bulletin (CAB) is produced weekly by MIDIRS team of professional librarians and is the perfect way to keep updated on the most recent maternity and infant care research. To access the CAB login here.

Article references are sourced from the Maternity and Infant Care database (MIC) covering seven key categories in maternal health services.

  • Pregnancy 
  • Labour and birth 
  • Maternity services 
  • Postnatal health and parenthood
  • Infant feeding 
  • Infant health, care and development 
  • Midwifery education and professional development 

Updated daily, the Maternity and Infant Care database (MIC) includes over 290,000 references for journal articles, books, news sites and other grey literature.

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COVID-19 literature search packs 

The following MIDIRS Search Packs on coronavirus are freely available to access and download: 

  • P201 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination in pregnancy
  • P200 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pregnancy 
  • L69 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Labour, delivery and intrapartum care 
  • PN194 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Postnatal health and care 
  • PN193 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the infant 
  • M95 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the midwife 

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