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‘Again, the North loses out’: the rifts and ripple effects from shuttering Laurentian’s midwifery program

Had the program not been offered in … northern Ontario, we would not have become midwives,’ says one Laurentian graduate.

Source: University Affairs
Published: 17 May 2021

Magnolia Obstetrics and Gynecology adds certified nurse-midwives

Nurse-Midwifery now complements the array of patient care options available to women through Magnolia Obstetrics and Gynecology in Hammond.

Source: The Advocate
Published: 18 May 2021

Midwifery program to end at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital

Last week it was announced that Kaleida Health would be ending its midwifery program at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. 2 On Your Side's Maryalice Demler sat down with Cathi Stack and Christine Covel,

Source: WGRZ-TV Buffalo on
Published: 18 May 2021

BMH OB/GYN changes name to Four Seasons OB/GYN and Midwifery

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced that Brattleboro OB/GYN and Four Seasons Midwifery, a member of the BMH Medical Group, has changed its name to Four Seasons OB/GYN and Midwifery

Source: Brattleboro Reformer
Published: 07 May 2021

UCC's School of Nursing and Midwifery provides world-class environment for cutting-edge research

The School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork has been ranked within the top 50 nursing schools in the world, according to the QS global subject rankings

Source: The Irish Times
Published: 12 May 2021

Bringing Midwifery Back to Black Mothers

In the face of disproportionate childbirth mortality rates, activists are fighting to make midwifery more available to Black mothers in the South.

Source: The New Yorker on
Published: 13 May 2021

The State of the World’s Midwifery 2021

English Analysis on World about Health, Protection and Human Rights and Epidemic; published on 04 May 2021 by UNFPA and WHO

Source: ReliefWeb
Published: 05 May 2021

'A rewarding and joyful career': HSE steps up midwifery recruitment campaign

Bid to boost midwifery numbers on the International Day of the Midwife as regional perinatal mental health service is also launched

Source: Irish Examiner
Published: 05 May 2021

Kenya needs greater investments in midwifery for life-saving maternity care

The State of the World Midwifery Report 2021 shows that there is a global needs-based shortage of 900,000 midwives Today, the world celebrates International Day of the Midwife, taking stock of the work done by this valuable cadre of health workers in our maternity units and other service delivery points of maternal and newborn care.

Source: The Star
Published: 05 May 2021

Alarm sounded over global shortage of midwifery and neonatal workforce

There is a global shortage of 900,000 midwives, with the gap between rich and poor nations’ workforce numbers set to increase, according to a landmark

Source: Nursing Times
Published: 05 May 2021

Nursing and midwifery students to receive €100 weekly pandemic placement grant

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly tells INMO conference that placement grant will begin from next week and be backdated to September

Source: Irish Examiner
Published: 07 May 2021

State's first birth center opens in Rapid City

South Dakota’s first and only free-standing birth center opened Friday in Rapid City, offering mothers-to-be safe, personalized options for giving birth.

Source: Rapid City Journal
Published: 12 May 2021

We’re not selling nursing, midwifery forms – GAF

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has described as “false”, information circulating on social media concerning applications for admission into the Nursing and Midwifery Training College of the 37 Military Hospital.

Published: 11 May 2021

Tanzania: Midwifery Investment Can Save More Lives

INVESTMENT in midwives is considered a cost-effective approach to improving health outcomes for mothers and babies while reducing maternal and neonatal mortality and stillbirths.

Published: 13 May 2021

‘Baby-Catcher’ Opens Louisiana’s First Black-Owned Birth Center

Shatamia Webb will open the first Black-owned, freestanding birth center in in Louisiana called Baby Catcher Birth Center.

Source: Black Enterprise
Published: 14 May 2021

Partners call for a boost in midwifery education

Partners highlighted the need to promote and deliver quality care and support for the sustainability of maternal and new-born health services. This they said however, was attainable with more initiatives in place that would facilitate midwives’ education and training to further advance their skills.

Source: The New Times
Published: 11 May 2021

HSE urges people to consider career in midwifery

However, the HSE pointed out that midwifery is a diverse and progressive working life, with many options available. "Our health system needs more midwives and there are many job opportunities ...

Source: RTE Online
Published: 05 May 2021

Colorado midwifery & birth centers busy during pandemic

It’s been a growing trend throughout the pandemic that appears to only be picking up more steam: women deciding to give birth at home or at a birthing center, rather than a hospital.

Source: FOX31 Denver
Published: 14 May 2021

Melissa D. Avery, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN Named New Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health

The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is pleased to announce that Melissa D. Avery, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN will be the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the “Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health” (JMWH) starting January 1,

Source: Associated Press
Published: 12 May 2021

Global shortfall of nearly 1m midwives due to failure to value role, study finds

Investing in midwifery could prevent two-thirds of maternal and newborn deaths, but investment and training are urgently needed Last modified on Thu 6 May 2021 02.16 EDT The world is facing a ...

Source: The Guardian
Published: 06 May 2021

Indigenous midwifery care made all the difference for Amie

Amie Goodwin, with partner David and baby Kingston, was cared for under the Royal Women’s Hospital’s Indigenous midwifery program, Baggarrook.Credit:Justin McManus Ms Goodwin, an Indigenous ...

Source: The Age
Published: 09 May 2021

WHO sounds alarm on global midwife shortage, UAE experts urge more to consider career

However, it said there are too few women considering midwifery as a career. According to a new report by the heath body, millions of lives of women and newborns are lost, globally and millions ...

Source: العربية.نت
Published: 05 May 2021

Invest in midwifery training for sake of expectant women

The workload and working environment pose a great challenge to those providing midwifery services. The theme of this year’s celebration, “Follow the data, invest in midwives,” is a call on ...

Source: The Standard Digital
Published: 05 May 2021

CPD – learning curve: disclosing a disability before a midwifery university placement

OH can play a key role but, as this case study of a midwifery student by Irene Boham and Professor Anne Harriss shows, the process may not always be straightforward. This case study considers the health assessment undertaken for “Mary”, a pseudonym ...

Source: Personnel Today
Published: 07 May 2021

Accolades to honour pillars of nursing and midwifery

Awards night to shine light on nursing and midwifery's finest Special tribute to COVID volunteer contingent Finalists nominated by peers and

Source: Armed robbery in Revesby
Published: 10 May 2021

UN says global midwife shortage putting lives at risk

The shortage of 900,000 midwives represents a third of the required global midwifery workforce, says a study carried out jointly by the UN Population Fund, the World Health Organization and the ...

Source: France 24
Published: 05 May 2021

Global shortage of 900,000 midwives fuelling preventable deaths of mothers and babies, report warns

The report, which examines the midwifery workforce and relevant health resources in 194 nations, warned the coronavirus pandemic has compounded pre-existing issues with women and babies “being ...

Source: The Independent
Published: 05 May 2021

Replacing IV infusion sets in hospital patients weekly does not increase infection risk

Researchers hope to save significant time, money and resources in Australian hospital wards, with findings from a new University of Queensland-led study. Professor Claire Rickard from UQ's School ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 07 May 2021

Day of the Midwife a chance to reflect on rural birth service access

Charles Sturt University Lecturer and Midwifery Discipline Lead Mrs Jeannine Bradow said many rural women didn't have access to birthing services nearby and often had to relocate to bigger ...

Source: The Border Mail
Published: 05 May 2021