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NCT Perspective: supporting parents through stillbirth and other unexpected outcomes

The summer 2017 edition of NCT Perspective focuses on supporting families who have experienced stillbirth and other unexpected outcomes.

MIDIRS Midwifery Digest: Aiming for a seamless service for the baby

This article explores jaundice in the newborn, seeking to present a strategy to improve the care of newborn babies and their families through a more seamless service.

Warning over home Doppler machines being used by pregnant women

The charity Kicks Count and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has launched a warning over pregnant women using Doppler machines at home.

Thousands of midwives draw attention at ICM Congress in Toronto

Thousands of midwives descended onto downtown Toronto, Canada, to raise awareness of the importance of midwifery.

Bump, Birth and Beyond: bonding with your baby

Oxford Brookes University student midwives are pleased to announce their upcoming conference ‘Bump, Birth and Beyond: bonding with your baby’.

MIDIRS Midwifery Digest

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How to become a midwife

Are you considering becoming a midwife? Find useful information on how you can start your midwifery journey today.

Reference Database

Our Reference Database provides thousands of midwifery research articles to assist with your studies at university or in practice.

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Midwives Information and Resource Service (MIDIRS) is a not-for-profit educational charity, providing essential materials to assist midwives with their career development from the very beginning. Since 1985, our MIDIRS Midwifery Digest journal and Reference Database have helped midwives keep up to date with the latest developments in midwifery.

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