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Midwifery Feature Articles

Quality versus Quantity in online teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic

Photo by Chris Montgomery on Unsplash
Sarah Esegbona-Adeigbe, Senior Midwifery Lecturer, London South Bank University, and steering group member for the Maternity and Midwifery forum, reflects on the changes experienced by educators and students through the COVID pandemic. She discusses the challenges of educating midwifery students online and questions what the future will look like. The......
Midwifery Sector News

“We felt so in awe of [our midwife]… We felt that she was so special.”

We’ve all heard of ‘Continuity of Carer’ in midwifery – it is a key component of the NHS’ move towards Better Births. Not so long ago, the (private) continuity of care service Neighbourhood Midwives in Walthamstow made the news when it closed unexpectedly, to the consternation of many expectant parents. ......