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Supporting Improved Maternity Care by Midwives: Design Opportunities and Lessons Learned [chapter]

Abdullah Al Mahmud, David V. Keyson
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Based on our findings we provide some recommendations and design implications to support improved care provided by the midwives.  ...  The objective was to understand the current situation, challenges and design opportunities that could help to provided improved healthcare.  ...  We thank the midwives and KNOV for their cooperation. References  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40498-6_55 fatcat:gck2awy7dvc65nval74ojlzdai

The Central Midwives Board and Irish Midwives

E. H. Tweedy
1904 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
THE CENTRAL MIDWIVES BOARD AND IRISH MIDWIVES.  ...  Maternity Charity.; and the consulting surgeoncy ofthe. ligton .nd North.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmj.2.2286.1119-d fatcat:xuit7qev7je7bptqmn2bcwzudy

Midwives transition to practice: Expectations and experiences

Marnie Griffiths, Jennifer Fenwick, Amanda G. Carter, Mary Sidebotham, Jenny Gamble
2019 Nurse Education in Practice  
Supporting transition: Lessons from embedded continuity The value of caseload midwifery as an instrument of learning for midwifery students has not yet been well defined.  ...  routine practices and taskbased care into opportunities for empowerment, informed choice and woman centred care.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2019.102641 pmid:31630046 fatcat:qk27e4snzneh3onwqggkf5qafu

Striving for excellence: Nurturing midwives' skills in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Carrie Ngongo, Kate Christie, Jude Holden, Carolyn Ford, Celia Pett
2013 Midwifery  
Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Skilled birth attendant Maternal and newborn mortality rate (MNMR) a b s t r a c t Midwives provide critical, life-saving care to women and babies.  ...  In-service education and supportive supervision facilitated the midwives' professional growth, leading to capable future leaders who are providing exemplary care to delivering mothers and their newborns  ...  AWC's maternity team holds discussions about any case that is unique or has bad outcomes, to learn lessons and improve care where possible.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.midw.2013.01.013 pmid:23541272 fatcat:nylli55upvdbjnykr7yup54h24

Distance learning for maternal and child health nurses and midwives in Mongolia: a qualitative evaluation

C. Willott, R. Sakashita, E. Gendenjamts, Y. Yoshino
2018 International Nursing Review  
We analysed the effectiveness of a distance education program for maternal and child health nurses and midwives in Mongolia, assessing its strengths and limitations and ways in which it could be improved  ...  and practice to improve the quality of care provided to mothers and children in low-resource settings.  ...  It was well received by participants, many of whom have used their learning to improve maternal and child health services and the teaching of these disciplines.  ... 
doi:10.1111/inr.12453 pmid:29570214 fatcat:si6437rzovbsjd65r3kjt7zcdy

"A powerful midwifery vision": Dutch student midwives' educational needs as advocates of physiological childbirth

Suzanne M. Thompson, Marianne J. Nieuwenhuijze, Lisa Kane Low, Raymond De Vries
2019 Women and Birth  
In order to internalize the midwifery philosophy of care and to learn how to advocate for physiological childbirth, student midwives in the Netherlands need learning experiences that expose them to physiological  ...  Preceptors need to be supported in allowing student midwives opportunities to realize the midwifery philosophy of care, also when this differs from preceptor practice.  ...  Needs of parents and professionals to improve shared decision-making in interprofessional maternity care practice: A qualitative study. Birth. 2018; 45(3): 245-254. 41.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.wombi.2018.12.010 pmid:30611729 fatcat:ogmkheqy65aotpz3rqo72sfvly

Difficulties with breastfeeding: Midwives in disarray?

Sally Inch
1987 Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine  
of treatments that had been shown to be either ineffective or harmful, suggested that breastfeeding was a learned skill that improved with practice; and that since the opportunity to acquire the skill  ...  It needed to be acknowledged that some midwives actually dislike breastfeeding and need some opportunity to discuss their feelings.  ... 
doi:10.1177/014107688708000122 pmid:3560128 pmcid:PMC1290639 fatcat:oxdlug2qs5h5fiivcggan5hpxu

Teaching midwives homeopathy—A Belgian pilot project

Christel Lombaerts, Hilde Vanthuyne
2018 European Journal of Integrative Medicine  
Conclusions Training midwives in homeopathy requires considerably more time than the 50 contact hours stipulated by law and would best be offered as interactive sessions providing powerful concrete case  ...  Results Although the learning objectives were met, participants provided useful feedback regarding content and method for the future organisation of the course.  ...  Acknowledgements: To Thomas More College, department Continuing Professional Development 'More Care' for Midwifery, Lier (Belgium) who provided vital support in organising this project.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eujim.2018.05.013 fatcat:twwzc45ltbhu7oz4udwnmofhcq

'Midwives are the backbone of our health system': Lessons from Afghanistan to guide expansion of midwifery in challenging settings

Sabera Turkmani, Sheena Currie, Jaime Mungia, Nassim Assefi, Ahmed Javed Rahmanzai, Pashtun Azfar, Linda Bartlett
2013 Midwifery  
Strengths included evidence-based content, standardised materials, clinical training, and supportive learning environment.  ...  Background: over the last decade Afghanistan has made large investments in scaling up the number of midwives to address access to skilled care and the high burden of maternal and newborn mortality.  ...  Funding was provided from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Health Services Support Project (HSSP), led by Jhpiego through Associate Cooperative Agreement #306-  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.midw.2013.06.015 pmid:23916402 fatcat:u75v2owqwvb67idpisrwcgkwau

Following-up midwives after adverse incidents: How front-line management practices help second victims

Line Christoffersen, Janne Teigen, Chris Rønningstad
2020 Midwifery  
The study shows that proactive managers who planned for how to handle critical incidents provided midwives with needed individual support and learning.  ...  Maternity ward managers utilised four types of practices to support midwives after critical incidents: management, transformational leadership, distributed leadership and laissez-faire leadership.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the 33 midwives for their time and stories from first-hand experience.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.midw.2020.102669 pmid:32120330 fatcat:3kfvh7ryqncchin4rpeoh2t26a

Maternal Nutrition Education Provided by Midwives: A Qualitative Study in an Antenatal Clinic, Uganda

Joyce Nankumbi, Tom Dennis Ngabirano, Gorrette Nalwadda
2018 Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism  
The objective of this paper is to describe the maternal nutrition education offered by midwives to women attending an antenatal clinic.  ...  The study also examined the resources, support, and the needs of the midwives in offering the nutrition education.  ...  Acknowledgments e authors appreciate the hospital administration for the support during the study and the midwives who are working in the antenatal clinic for participation in the study.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/3987396 pmid:30498600 pmcid:PMC6222237 fatcat:kflcgi2mfjfcxf324oeyppzpgi

Adaptation of the Training Resource Package to Strengthen Preservice Family Planning Training for Nurses and Midwives in Tanzania and Uganda

Stembile Mugore, Mercy Mwanja, Vumilia Mmari, Alphonce Kalula
2018 Global Health: Science and Practice Journal  
Highquality preservice family planning education for nurses and midwives can improve the quality of sexual and reproductive health care, thereby improving health outcomes.  ...  unit that will support nurses and midwives to provide quality, rightsbased family planning services.  ...  Lastly, we acknowledge valuable contributions from John Wakida, Registrar, Uganda Nurses Midwives Council; Laurel Lundstrom of Pathfinder/E2A; and Gwendolyn Morgan of Management Sciences for Health/E2A  ... 
doi:10.9745/ghsp-d-18-00030 pmid:30166327 pmcid:PMC6172108 fatcat:z35oup6cqzcdve2wwy3anffawm

Context specific realities and experiences of nurses and midwives in basic emergency obstetric and newborn care services in two district hospitals in Rwanda: a qualitative study

Aurore Nishimwe, Daphney Nozizwe Conco, Marc Nyssen, Latifat Ibisomi
2022 BMC Nursing  
Even though the study was focused on PPH management and NR, the resulting recommendations to improve quality of care could benefit the broader field of maternal and child health, particularly in low and  ...  Background In low and middle-income countries, nurses and midwives are the frontline healthcare workers in obstetric care.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the Consortium for Advanced Research and Training (CARTA), The Ministry of Health, Rwanda, and The Maternity Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12912-021-00793-y pmid:34983511 pmcid:PMC8725506 fatcat:6traibounjdu7lxpkalzdiawdu

Public health education for midwives and midwifery students: a mixed methods study

Jenny McNeill, Jackie Doran, Fiona Lynn, Gail Anderson, Fiona Alderdice
2012 BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth  
Health care providers for women during the reproductive and early postnatal period have the opportunity to encourage women to make choices that will impact positively on maternal and fetal health.  ...  Opportunities at the start of life, and more recently since the Marmott for all maternity care professionals exist to maximise review of health inequalities [4].  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-142 pmid:23216855 pmcid:PMC3557144 fatcat:ax766en3qbhafpdtabxlkx5irq

Excess gestational weight gain: an exploration of midwives' views and practice

Jane C Willcox, Karen J Campbell, Paige van der Pligt, Elizabeth Hoban, Deborah Pidd, Shelley Wilkinson
2012 BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth  
Finally, the midwives saw themselves as central in providing lifestyle behaviour education to pregnant women and identified opportunities for support to promote healthy GWG.  ...  Methods: Midwives working in antenatal care were recruited from one rural and one urban Australian maternity hospital employing purposive sampling strategies to assess a range of practice areas.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors are grateful to the midwives who willing contributed to this study. Campbell is supported by a Victorian Health Promotion Foundation Fellowship.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-102 pmid:23013446 pmcid:PMC3531303 fatcat:snj5pwussnflxj5hvelk6eect4
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