Because their lives matter: are midwives prepared for receiving more refugees?

I was a student midwife in the mid-nineties when I met her. She lay motionless, staring blankly at her new arrival, on a bed in the postnatal ward at the central London teaching hospital where I undertook my clinical placements. … Continue reading

Mumbai Midwifery: an interview with Lina Duncan

Maternal Matters is so excited to feature British midwife and global citizen, Lina Duncan, who set up Mumbai Midwife – Justlink Health Services India Pvt Ltd, a private midwifery practice, in India.  Thanks Lina for taking the time to be interviewed for … Continue reading

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Better Births Colloquium

Last week, I was delighted to attend (gatecrash with permission) the Better Births colloquium in London.

The Better Births Initiative was started by the Royal College of Midwives with the aim of…

“…developing service-led and evidence-informed resources to improve and enhance the midwifery contribution to and women’s experience of maternity services in the UK” (RCM)

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