Small Change, Big Difference Health And Midwifery Challenge

2020-11-03T16:12:11+00:00Blog, Uncategorized|

Small Change, Big Difference Health And Midwifery Challenge Sometimes, tiny tweaks can make a huge difference to one’s overall health, as well as to the practice of midwifery. Yet, because of busy lifestyles and workplace protocols, we tend to fall into routines and patterns that are tremendously difficult to [...]

Breastfeeding – An Economic Plan To Help Save The World!

2020-09-25T12:14:31+00:00Afterbirth, Blog|

Breastfeeding – An Economic Plan To Help Save The World! Not only is it suitable for all babies at all times, it adapts from one developmental phase to another, day to night, and even according to individual need! The health benefits are irreplaceable, and successful nursing markedly improves [...]

Topping Up Breastfeeds – The Uncomfortable Truth

2020-09-25T12:28:27+00:00Afterbirth, Blog|

Topping Up Breastfeeds – The Uncomfortable Truth Are we midwives or petrol attendants? So you’re going on a long journey and you’ve got half a tank of petrol. You’d feel better if it was full, so you pull into a petrol station and ask them to ‘top-up’ for [...]

Pregnancy Vaginal Bleeding and Antepartum Haemorrhage

2020-04-28T18:48:16+00:00Pregnancy, SM-Members|

Key Antepartum Haemorrhage (APH) Messages For Midwives Ensure you have the woman’s full history – previous miscarriage, termination or C-section; bleeding in first trimester; suspicion of placenta praevia, abruption or anatomical disorders; if she is in premature labour. If a pregnant woman presents with spotting, but is no [...]

What Midwives And Nurses Need To Know About Baby Skincare

2020-05-06T11:24:02+00:00Blog|

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 [...]

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