Postnatal care: where’s the Fairy Godmother?

The postnatal period is a crucial time for women as they transition to motherhood and can have a lifelong impact on both the mother and baby. High quality care and support can play a significant role during this time. However, … Continue reading

Celebrating Afghan midwives on International Day of the Midwife

Afghanistan has one of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates.  So what better way to mark International Day of the Midwife than to highlight the work of Afghan midwives. In Afghanistan, midwifery training is typically an eighteen month programme, and … Continue reading