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Research Project: The Marketing Practices of Breastmilk Substitutes (BMS), Infant Food, Bottles and Teats

Would you like to take part in an international research project? Jeni Stevens, midwifery lecturer from Western Sydney University, Australia, invites participants for a project on Breastmilk substitute marketing. ______________________________________________________ Do you live in the UK, USA, Canada or Australia?  If so, you will be able to participate in this......
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Living through the peri – and menopause : a midwifery workforce challenge?

Recent reports are pointing to more midwives leaving in the UK. Leah Hazard, midwife and author, reflects on the reasons for those exiting in the 46-55 age group and points to her personal history as a potential reason. ______________________________________________________ The RCM’s recent report on the state of England’s maternity services......
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What We Need to Thrive?

In 2011, one of the Society of African and Caribbean Midwives (SoAC) leaders embarked on the journey of becoming a Mary Seacole Leadership. In the words of Martin Luther King Jr ‘Take the first step. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.’ Embarking on......