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Value-Based Maternity Care

Clinical benefits for women who receive continuity from a midwifery student

Students provide continuity for women – regardless of model Continuity of care, and continuity of carer, are terms which are…

Public Health

The transformative power of birth

Induction of labour, epidural analgesia, and caesarean section are now common themes in many women’s birth stories. Women are often…

Value-Based Maternity Care

Midwives’ social and emotional competence key to quality maternity care

Midwives social and emotional skills matter – they matter to women and families, and they matter when working in a…

Value-Based Maternity Care

How can we best prepare graduates to provide midwifery continuity of carer?

Less than 10% of Australian women can access midwifery continuity of carer. This model provides women with a known and…

Value-Based Maternity Care

Preterm birth and the cost to women

When a baby is born preterm, they are more likely to face significant health challenges. As a consequence, the care…

Education

Making continuity of care experiences work for midwifery students

There has been an expansion in research focussed on how best to prepare midwifery students for practice over recent years….

February 26, 2021
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Practice Translation

Bundles for perineal care: the impact on midwifery practice

When attempting to solve difficult problems in healthcare, professional organisations are increasingly making use of bundled approaches to care. A…

Education

Preparing students to provide continuity of care

Continuity of midwifery care provides superior maternal and neonatal outcomes (Sandall et al., 2016). Access to continuity of care models…

Education

Midwifery students and birthing women: a valuable relationship

Women value midwifery students and midwifery students value women. One Australian university has begun to collect routine, ongoing, web-based feedback…

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…

November 6, 2020
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