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Lost in translation: ‘evidence’ and ‘woman-centredness’ in clinical practice guidelines

Clinical practice guidelines Clinical practice guidelines have the potential to improve care quality and reduce adverse outcomes (Kredo et al.,…

Practice Translation

Respect for women’s right to decline recommended maternity care

Like any person, pregnant women have the legal right to make autonomous decisions about their healthcare (Kruske, Young, Jenkinson &…

Practice Translation

Is some continuity better than none?

Midwifery continuity of carer models, that provide a known and trusted midwife throughout pregnancy, birth and postpartum, provide highest quality…

Public Health

Measuring midwives’ perceptions of woman-centred care

What is woman-centred care? Woman-centred care is fundamental to midwifery practice. It is the  practical manifestation of alignment with professional…

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…