Category list : Women's health
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Women who present with a weakened pelvic floor benefit from a pelvic floor education and exercise. This article, the second in a two-part series, comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
A new beareavement care pathway for pregnacy and baby loss “must” be rolled out nationally, according to a report, but midwives have warned that funding should be invested into their training to support the move.
The government has launched a campaign to help nurses and other frontline health workers spot the signs of modern slavery.
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has returned to the hospital where one of his children was born to pay tribute to midwifes to coincide with International Day of the Midwife.
The proportion of pregnant women with obesity has doubled over the past decade, from around 22% in 2010 to 44% in 2018, according to Scottish researchers.
In women, pelvic floor weakness can lead to incontinence or prolapse. This article – the first in a two-part series – describes the female pelvic floor anatomy and pathophysiology
A team of midwives in Hull have undergone hypnobirthing training as part of an initiative to increase choice around giving birth.
A programme has been launched to develop a range of products to support London’s midwives as they begin their career, including a skills passport and a preceptorship framework.
Nursing and midwifery leaders in Northern Ireland have called for urgent investment in perinatal mental health services to address the “gross inequality” facing mothers in the region.
Routine vaccination of girls aged 12 or 13 years with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical disease in later life, according to a UK study.