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On why resilience shouldn't be an end goal for midwives: Or anyone

Often, in conversations about midwifery, pay parity, working conditions, the level of workforce crisis the profession is working within, the goal of leaders is building resilience. 723 more words

MIDWIFE MANDY DAVIS TRAVELING TO HAITI TO TEACH HAITIAN NIRSES TO BECOME BIRTH ATTENDANTS!

My friend Mandy Davis writes,

“I’m going to Haiti at the end of March to volunteer for Midwives for Haiti. I’ll be part of a team teaching Haitian nurses to become Skilled Birth Attendants. 134 more words

Gloucester

Are LGU Hospitals and RHUs exempt from PS limitation?

A major issue in devolved health facilities, e.g, devolved hospitals and Rural Health Units (RHUs),  concerns the personal services (PS) limitation being applied to them pursuant to Section 325 (a) of… 1,064 more words

Regulatory Laws

Can you spot me? The #thankyoumidwife campaign

Blink and you’ll miss me!

Featuring yet another of my staple vest tops (Pregnancy essential) I loved being a part of this campaign. 162 more words

Mum To Be

Vaccine Skepticism In Australia is Now Punishable By 10 Years In Jail! With your right to choose gone, how more police-state can you get?

Comment: if you think NZ won’t do this read this ‘thin end of the wedge’ from Labour last year:

“One of the freedoms enjoyed by “extremist” religious people in New Zealand may be curtailed under a Labour-led Government.Health spokesman and Dunedin North MP David Clark said he would support New Zealand following Australia and banning unvaccinated children from child care centres and preschools.” 398 more words

News

Homebirth

For centuries giving birth at home was the norm. In the early 1900’s women started going to the hospital to give birth. Eventually, home birth declined from 50% in 1938 to fewer than 1% in 1955, with the interventions and the perceived ease of birth, women felt safer in hospitals. 356 more words

Birth

Celebrating the first year of Midwife Led Pathway

Hundreds of mothers have been given greater choice in where they gave birth in the year after the introduction of a midwifery-led service. 336 more words

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