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SEASON 12 | EPISODE 7

Caring for pregnant women with substance dependency

Live from 7-8pm, Wednesday 28tH February 2024

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ABOUT EP.7

Pregnant women with substance dependency are more likely to lead multi-layered, psychologically and socially complex lives and can be distrustful of mainstream services. Dr Elaine Moore, a retired midwife from Ayrshire, Scotland, joins us to talk about continuity of care and its value to the building and maintenance of relationships between safeguarding midwives and pregnant women with substance dependency. The study also explored the impact of these relationships on midwives and how this affected their interactions with the wider multidisciplinary, multiagency team.

Hosted by:

Sue Macdonald, Midwifery Expert; Host and Curator, Maternity and Midwifery Festivals/Midwifery Hour, Editor, Mayes Midwifery

Contributions from:

Dr Elaine Moore, Retired Midwife, Ayrshire, Scotland

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Sue Macdonald

Hosted by:

Sue Macdonald
Editor; Mayes Midwifery; Chair, Maternity & Midwifery Festivals

Elaine Moore

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Dr Elaine Moore
Retired Midwife, Ayrshire, Scotland

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