This latest paper from researchers in BU’s Centre for Midwifery and Perinatal Health considers the use of a birth plan section within a national woman-held maternity record. Co-author Professor Edwin… »
Posts Tagged: “maternity care”
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Researcher: Sheetal Sharma The Nepal based-research looks to better understand the constraints of care-seeking behaviour in maternal health. Too often women in developing countries do not have ‘rights’ over their… »
Carol Richardson: What are obese pregnant women’s perceptions of maternity care alongside healthcare provider’s views? Seeking the true BMI… (Best Maternity Input).
Researcher: Carol Richardson My name is Carol Richardson and I work as a midwife in a busy NHS Hospital Trust as well as a Supervisor of Midwives. I have a… »
Daisy Wiggins: My Birthplace: a computerised decision making tool to support women, their partners and midwives to make a decision about place of birth
My Birthplace: a computerised decision making tool to support women, their partners and midwives to make a decision about place of birth
Jane Fry: Are there other ways of knowing? Independent Midwives’ experiences of utilising intuition during maternity care
Researcher: Jane Fry We all may be familiar with the term ‘mother’s intuition’, but what about the existence of ‘midwives intuition?’ Jane Fry’s PhD research is exploring the ways in… »
Breastfeeding has enormous advantages for both newborn infants and their mothers. However, UK breastfeeding rates are low. Around 80% women initiate breastfeeding with only 17% exclusively breastfeeding at three months…. »
Childbirth remains one of the most risky times for women, particularly those giving birth in low and middle income countries. Every day more than 800 women die from conditions related… »
A team from Bournemouth University will look at why women in Nepal don’t use health services when giving birth, after receiving the first International Fellowship for Midwives. The Fellowship is… »