Personal stories of midwifery, pregnancy and birth
A positive sign for midwives at the Rotkreuzklinikum in Munich
The Rotkreuzklinikum in Munich is set to pioneer a significant change in their approach to childbirth. Known for its already expansive maternity facilities, the clinic is introducing a new midwife-led birthing room.
#maternal health #safedelivery #Germany
Movie on Midwifery in Myanmar: Courage and Creativity
"Midwives: Mut und Einfallsreichtum" is a powerful film that provides a window into the daily lives of people in Myanmar, particularly the midwives who are working to provide maternal healthcare in the face of challenges.
#midwife-led care #Myanmar
What it means to be pregnant in prostitution
This is a summary provided by an undisclosed organization helping prostitutes in need mixed with experiences from practicing midwives. It is a view on pregnancy in German prostitution, but most of it also applies to other countries.
#anxiety in pregnancy #midwife-led care #aCaseForSSI
Israeli midwives reveal techniques for pregnant mothers on how to deal with stress caused by rocket strikes
Although the recent rocket strikes in Israel have been far from constant, they have caused a significant amount of stress for pregnant mothers in the country. Many of these mothers are naturally worried about the safety of their unborn children. And babies are not waiting for a war to end before they get born.
#Israel #midwife-led care #anxiety in pregnancy
Midwives Burnout: Toxic Cycle of Staff Shortages and Resignations
One midwife, who doesn't want to be identified, has just handed in her notice after nine years in the role. She cites the demoralizing effects of the maternity sector as the key reason for her decision. Midwives are leaving the profession in droves, exhausted by burnout and rising pressure.
#Midwifery #healthcare #increasing workload #support midwives #pressure on midwives