Student midwives’ experiences of the first wave of COVID

Midwifery courses are known to be stressful,1 mainly due to the worries of managing clinical placements, completing assignments and not…

Public Health

COVID-19 related maternity restrictions – more harm than good?

COVID-19 maternity care restrictions During the global COVID-19 pandemic, maternity care guidelines have been produced rapidly and largely without evidence…

Public Health

The midwife’s public health role

Midwifery is a public health strategy Public health is “the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting…

Public Health

Access to water immersion for labour and birth during the pandemic: an opinion piece

During the final year of the Bachelor of Midwifery at Griffith University, midwifery students are asked to write an opinion…

Public Health

Midwives’ mental health during the COVID19 pandemic

Identifying as a midwife is a source of joy and purpose for most midwives, but many midwives describe their midwifery…

Public Health

Mental health screening during pregnancy and after birth is even more important right now

Professor Debra Creedy  Up to 15% of pregnant women in Australia, and 21% of mothers of infants up to four…

September 11, 2020
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