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Midwifery Blog 2017-09-02T13:22:09+00:00

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Weighty matters

Most would agree that good nutrition is a core requirement for good health and well-being, and an ideal weight profile. There are a number of nutritional guidelines that can make a positive difference in everyone’s lives, whether overweight or not. As health professionals, midwives themselves ...Read more

The ethical benefits of breastfeeding

There are not many things in this world that you can confidently say come with a credible guarantee of ‘no harm to baby’. Mother’s milk is a notable exception. We’ve compiled a list of some of breastfeeding’s top benefits, so that midwives can easily pass ...Read more

Prevention is better than cure for cracked nipples

Women with sensitive skin and a fair complexion are often more prone to hairline cracks in their nipples, once they start nursing their babies, and encouraging them to apply a nourishing, safe preparation in pregnancy will be a useful preventative strategies. Still, one of the ...Read more

What midwives and nurses need to know about baby skincare

A newborn’s lipid barrier is essential to the skin’s surface ecosystem, and should not be removed when cleaning Baby. Current guidelines for neonatal skincare make it clear that midwives and nurses, who are often those who give mothers advice on this topic, should be sharing ...Read more

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