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Midwifery Feature Articles

Born in Lockdown – mothers’ experiences in a pandemic

Paul
Photo by Gift Habeshaw on Unsplash
Two years ago, I set up Mothership Writers, running creative writing courses especially for new mums. I’ve now carried out more than a hundred workshops and time and time again I’ve seen just how nourishing and restorative – if not transformational – the act of putting pen to paper can......
Videos

Maternal Journal – Creative Journaling to Support Mental Health & Wellbeing

Paul
Laura Godfrey-Isaacs, Community Midwife at King’s College Hospital, presents: “Maternal Journal: creative journaling to support mental health & well-being” at the International Maternity Expo 2019. Find out more about International Maternity Expo: internationalmaternityexpo.com/...
Videos

Listening to the baby’s voice, Infant mental health in practice

Paul
Dr Melanie Gunning, Clinical Psychologist, NHS Lothian gives a presentation on “Listening to the baby’s voice: infant mental health in practice” at the Scotland Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2018. Our Maternity & Midwifery Festivals are free to attend, regional professional development forums for healthcare practitioners wishing to update their skills......
Midwifery Feature Articles

Working together to improve outcomes for parents and their babies

Paul
Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash
In this article, Victoria Joel (NSPCC Implementation Manager) and Emma Glendinning (Baby Steps Operational lead for Wiltshire, Salisbury Foundation Trust) share their learning from delivering Baby Steps, a perinatal education programme for vulnerable parents-to-be. They will discuss how through joint strategic working health and family support workers can combine their......
Midwifery Sector News

Keynote speakers announced for MMB Birmingham 2017

Paul
Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, Maternity, Midwifery & Baby Birmingham returns to Edgbaston Stadium on the 30th June 2017. (You’ve already registered your free place, right? No? Register here now!) Keynote speakers at this year’s professional study day have now been announced: Professor Debbie Carrick-Sen Florence Nightingale Foundation......