Personal stories of midwifery, pregnancy and birth
Health conditions touching midwives
Illnesses Potentially Impacting Midwifery Practice
Rachitis Returns: Scotland's Alarm
Rachitis, a disease once thought to belong to the past, is re-emerging in Scotland. Characterized by bone deformations in children due to Vitamin D deficiency, it's linked to malnutrition and poverty. What's behind this alarming comeback, and what can be done to prevent it?
#Scotland #healthcare #child diseases
Namibia's Bold Stride towards the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis B
Namibia is on the verge of a remarkable public health achievement. The nation is leading the charge in the fight against mother-to-child transmission of HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis B, setting an inspiring example for countries worldwide.
#maternal health #life matters #WHO #Namibia #Midwifery
Midwifery alongside SDG
Numbers that show the progress to achieve better care in reproductive health
Addressing the Disparity in Maternal and Infant Health Outcomes Among Black and Asian Communities
Highlighting the RCM's urgent call to address the heightened risk of stillbirths and neonatal deaths among Black and Asian communities, this article delves into the underlying socio-economic and healthcare disparities needing immediate action.
#United Kingdom #Midwifery #maternal health
Events of Impact and Changes in midwifery's landscape
The Controversy Over Centralizing Maternity Care in Germany
The German government's plan to centralize maternity care in specialized hospitals is facing opposition from midwife associations. Critics argue that the proposal, aimed at ensuring quality, neglects geographic and economic factors, affecting accessibility and putting families at risk.
#Germany #Midwifery #maternal health
Queensland Midwives Rally for Maternity Safety
Midwives in Queensland rally at parliament, demanding urgent funding to address a severe crisis in maternity wards. They call attention to unsafe conditions, impacting the wellbeing of mothers and infants.
#Australia #maternal health #Midwifery #support midwives
The Future of Midwifery: A Concern Among Parents
Amidst rising concerns about maternal care, Swedish Hospital in Lincoln Square has announced the merger of its esteemed midwifery program with its obstetrics department. This decision prompts a broader conversation about the future of maternal healthcare and the importance of patient choice.
#maternal health #life matters #Midwifery #pressure on midwives #support midwives #United States
Emerging Technologies in Reproductive Health
Digitalizing Germany's Healthcare: The Implications and Goals
Germany's Federal Ministry of Health is setting its sights on fully digitizing healthcare by making electronic patient records mandatory. Minister Karl Lauterbach lays out the vision for a modern, efficient system while addressing privacy concerns.
#Germany #healthcare #digital health