Maternity & Midwifery Forum

WATCH LIVE | Series 4 Maternity & Midwifery Hour

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LIVE STREAM CHAT ABOUT THIS EPISODE Meeting the needs of pregnant women with disabilities The Getting over the Bump Service at St George’s is the only collaborative midwife/occupational therapy service in the UK that works in partnership with women with additional needs to plan for pregnancy, birth and early parenting......

Introducing the Global Midwives Hub

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A new global data resource for midwives and maternity services was launched online last week at the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) triennial conference. The Global Midwives Hub is a join venture between the ICM and Direct Relief, a United States humanitarian relief charity, to provide a data source for......

What We Need to Thrive?

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In 2011, one of the Society of African and Caribbean Midwives (SoAC) leaders embarked on the journey of becoming a Mary Seacole Leadership. In the words of Martin Luther King Jr ‘Take the first step. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.’ Embarking on......

Celebrating the public health role of midwives: the smoking cessation midwife

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The role of the midwife has certainly expanded since I started my training in 1981 and I continue to be amazed at the wonderful work my colleagues engage with. Sarah Leach, is one such midwife who ‘goes the extra mile’ when it comes to giving good care. Sarah decided to......

Improving care, reducing inequalities and saving lives: MBRRACE report and its implications

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Professor Marian Knight MA MBChB MPH DPhil FFPH FR, Professor of Maternal and Child Population Health, NPEU & Lead for the MBRRACE-UK gives a presentation discussing Improving care, reducing inequalities and saving lives: MBRRACE report and its implications at the Midlands Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2021....