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How midwifery staff can support Autistic women with breastfeeding: recommendations from Autistic people

Debra
World breastfeeding week aims to educate and support breastfeeding. This year the focus is on “strengthening the capacity” of those who are involved in supporting breastfeeding. To this end we have invited Dr Aimee Grant, Senior research officer, Centre for Lactation, Infant Feeding and Translational Research, Swansea University, to educate......
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Writing a text book for maternity carers in India and beyond

Debra
There have been few books written specifically for midwives educating in India. Until now they have often had to use texts that have come from western sources and are not relevant to their needs and population. Tanya Burchell has rectified this by writing a book specifically to reach the population......
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Recruiting student midwives in the United Arab Emirates for a New Midwifery Programme

Debra
In this fourth article, Gina (Georgina Sosa) PhD, Midwife, Assistant Professor of midwifery reflects on the progression of the #MidwiferyinAbuDhabi journey (previous articles are available on the Midwifery Forum website 1, 2, 3 )   Recruiting student midwives in the United Arab Emirates for a New Midwifery Programme   As we approached......
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The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit

Debra
In this article Kirstin Webster, ANNP and NMPA Neonatal Clinical Fellow, presents an overview of the recently published National Maternity and Perinatal Audit annual clinical report. Highlighting key findings and recommendations for improvements in clinical care and data quality. She also provides an update on other recent activities and developments......