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Zuarungu NTC to run Post Nurse Assistant Clinical Midwifery Programme

Zuarungu (U/E), Dec. 12, GNA – The Zuarungu Nursing Training College (ZNTC) in the Upper East Region has received certification from the Nurses and Midwifery Council (NMC) to run a Post Nurse Assistant Clinical Midwifery Programme. This would augment the ...

Source: Ghana News Agency
Published: 12 Dec 2018

“Nebraska: The Good Life” (Unless You Want a Home Birth):

History: Native American and Volga German Midwives Although Nebraska legislation reflects modern-day skepticism of midwifery, midwife-delivered home births were once the norm in the Cornhusker State.

Source: Medium
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Midwifery degree apprenticeship approved for delivery

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Source: Nursing Times
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Improving Nursing and Midwifery Education in a Resource-Limited Context: An Initial Evaluation

This descriptive survey study provides the first evaluation of an innovative Master of Science in Nursing Education (MSNEd) program developed to meet the need for qualified nurse educators to teach in Liberia's schools of nursing and midwifery. Method ...

Source: Healio
Published: 05 Dec 2018

The growing childbirth team

Knight worked with Terrie Lemley, a certified-nurse midwife at Gentle Harbor Midwifery in Benton Harbor, for her prenatal care, though her birth was attended by a different midwife while Lemley was out of town. Lemley was an obstetric nurse before she ...

Source: The Herald-Palladium
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Column: Midwife series raises serious professional licensing issues

While some expectant mothers may desire giving birth at home, the GateHouse Media series revealed a stunning lack of accountability across the country for individuals who seek to assist in delivery and provide other care under the banner of midwifery.

Source: The Columbus Dispatch
Published: 10 Dec 2018

NHS staff numbers up, but nursing and midwifery vacancies increase

There is a mixed picture across Scotland’s health boards as workers have risen to almost 163,000 – but six out of 14 health boards have fewer staff. NHS Scotland staffing numbers have increased slightly in a year but while vacancy rates for medical and ...

Source: Shropshire Star
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Meghan Markle Always Cradles Her Growing Baby Bump For This Reason

While speaking with Daily Mail, Liz Halliday, the deputy head of midwifery at Private Midwives, said that Markle appears to be more protective of her unborn child when she’s out in public. This is the main reason why she cradles her baby bump more than ...

Source: International Business Times
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Midwifery options in southern Alberta to expand in 2019

They’re mandated by the province as primary healthcare providers, but expectant parents in southern Alberta who opt for the services of midwives can still face limitations when it comes where ...

Source: Global News
Published: 01 Dec 2018

Hutton family, friends bursary helping midwifery students survive financially

When Eileen Hutton retired as the assistant dean of McMaster University’s midwifery program last July, she was determined to do something to help students afford their education. Dr. Hutton’s family and friends got together and they recently launched a ...

Source: The Globe and Mail
Published: 30 Nov 2018

For-Profit Health Company to Shut Down Midwifery Practices

DENVER (AP) — Two Denver-area midwifery practices are closing their doors. The Colorado Sun reports Rose Midwifery in Denver and Colorado Nurse Midwives in Aurora will close Jan. 31. Hundreds of pregnant women who are current patients at the two ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Midwifery practice offers women home birth option

Tiffany Jorgenson has wanted to work with pregnant women since she was a teenager. “I’ve always just loved moms and babies,” she said. Her first instinct was to become an obstetrician-gynecologist, but that idea didn’t last long, she said.

Source: The Colorado Springs Business Journal
Published: 30 Nov 2018

Midwifery Around the World

Ethiopia is one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever been to, and I would highly recommend visiting if you can! I was fortunate… Midwifery in Ontario, Canada: Building a “Birth Model ...

Source: Medium
Published: 11 Dec 2018

It’s A Woman’s World. Female Travellers to Persia. Dr Elizabeth Ness MacBean Ross (1878-1915)

Miss Ross excelled in Midwifery and also obtained her certificate in Chemistry and Ophthalmology and later in her career she completed a diploma in Tropical Medicine. It was apparent to anyone who met Elizabeth that she was not a conventional person.

Source: Iranian.com
Published: 10 Dec 2018

Celebrate the Encyclopedia Britannica's 250th Birthday by Checking Out Its First Edition Online

It was published in 100 weekly sections over three volumes (completed in 1771), but explicit engravings of midwifery scandalized some subscribers, and were ripped out on the orders of the Crown.

Source: Mental Floss
Published: 10 Dec 2018

Nursing and Midwifery Council publishes its Fitness to Practise Annual Report

It has been a year of change for the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s fitness to practise process. There is now a single Fitness to Practise Committee, replacing both the previous Conduct and Competence Committee and the Health Committee. New powers and ...

Source: Lexology
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Empowered by her own home birth, Deanna Kopf became a midwife, started Birthwise Midwifery in Catonsville

When Deanna Kopf was pregnant with her third child in 2007, she planned to use a midwife for a natural delivery at home. But those plans didn’t go quite as expected and she and her husband ended up delivering their son themselves. “He came very fast ...

Source: The Baltimore Sun
Published: 12 Nov 2018

Planning Board recommends midwifery reuse for Coit House

Buffalo's oldest house may soon become the birthplace of some the region's newest residents. The Buffalo Planning Board Monday unanimously approved a recommendation that the Common Council approve an adaptive use permit for 412 Virginia St. – the Coit House.

Source: The Buffalo News
Published: 20 Nov 2018

Young Innovators: U of S researchers study benefits of midwifery

Midwifery care may be key to better childbirth outcomes for low-income women with low- to moderate-risk pregnancies, says a study by researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and University of British Columbia (UBC). USask PhD student Daphne ...

Source: The StarPhoenix
Published: 18 Nov 2018

Midwifery placed under Nursing Act

Legal changes to bring midwives under the same umbrella as nurses has passed in the House of Assembly. Kim Wilson, the Minister of Health, told MPs that the old legislation covering midwives “contained an outdated regulatory framework” that resulted in ...

Source: The Royal Gazette
Published: 27 Nov 2018

Midwifery Shown to Especially Benefit Low-Income Women

A new Canadian study shows that midwives are a safe and effective option for prenatal care, especially for women of low socioeconomic status. Midwives, general practitioners (GPs) and obstetricians (OBs) are all qualified to provide safe prenatal care for ...

Source: Psych Central
Published: 04 Oct 2018

What Indian Hospitals should learn from the Midwifery Led Care in the UK

In the UK, when a woman first discovers that she is pregnant, she is referred to a midwife, not a doctor. There’s a saying in the UK - ‘Every pregnant woman needs a midwife, only some need a doctor’. It is the midwife that assesses the pregnant woman ...

Source: Times of India
Published: 04 Oct 2018

Midwifery linked to lower odds of birth complications for low-income women

New research from the University of British Columbia and the University of Saskatchewan is adding new evidence in support of midwives as a safe option for prenatal care, especially for women who have low socioeconomic status. The study, published today in ...

Source: news.ubc.ca
Published: 03 Oct 2018

Midwives awaiting decision in pay equity case at Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

In the midwifery case, she said, it’s “so obvious that we are a female-dominated profession providing care to almost exclusively women, and trans people having babies, and that you know pregnancy and birth are considered a female sphere.” A ...

Source: Global News
Published: 24 Sep 2018

Midwifery Week; Meet Spectrum Health Midwives at special event

How does a midwife's role in women's healthcare differ from others? Spectrum Health is celebrating Midwifery Week, along with the expansion of the midwifery and OB/GYN practice September 30 through October 6. Certified nurse midwives at Spectrum Health are ...

Source: FOX 17
Published: 01 Oct 2018