Maternity & Midwifery Forum

Maternal Deaths

Midwifery Feature Articles Midwifery News

Conversations around race, racism and ’unconscious bias’

Debra
Conversations around race, racism and ’unconscious bias’
There have been a number of reports over the past year pointing to poor outcomes for black and brown women during pregnancy and childbirth. Benash Nazmeen, Specialist cultural liaison midwife and Illyin Morrison, founder of Mixing up motherhood, discuss the race, rhetoric and “unconscious bias” across maternity services. They explore......
Midwifery Feature Articles Midwifery News

Featured ‘Another Listen’ : Demands for respectful care across global maternity services

Debra
‘Another Listen’ : Demands for respectful care across global maternity services
Kay King, Executive Director for the White Ribbon Alliance in the UK, highlights the work of the global “What Women Want Campaign” and points to the in depth “Another Listen” report. This gives insightful responses of women’s expectations for humanised and respectful care across the world. In the most recent......