- Effect of the Maternal Care Manual of the Perinatal Education Programme on the Ability of Midwives to Interpret Antenatal Cards and Partograms. Theron, Gerhard B // Journal of Perinatology;Sep99, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p432
OBJECTIVE: To assess the ability of midwives to interpret antenatal cards and partograms correctly following completion of the Maternal Care Manual of the Perinatal Education Programme. STUDY DESIGN: We conducted a prospective, controlled trial in a study town and two control towns in the...
- New role for midwives promoting dental health. George, Ajesh; Johnson, Maree; Ellis, Sharon; Dahlen, Hannah; Blinkhorn, Anthony; Bhole, Sameer; Ajwani, Shilpi // Australian Nursing Journal;Jul2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p37
The article discusses an oral health program being run by nurse midwives in New South Wales in an effort to promote maternal dental health.
- More HIV care for pregnant women in poor countries. // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;10/2/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 233, pB6
The article discusses the reports of the World Health Organization (WHO) concerning the donations of Aids Drugs to HIV-infected pregnant women in poor countries to protect their unborn children.
- Midwives: Tips for expectant mothers. KOPENKOSKEY, PAUL; QUIRIN, JOHNNY // Grand Rapids Family Magazine;Jun2012, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p19
The article presents tips for expecting mothers who opt for midwives to deliver their babies, from Deb DeGram, a certified nurse-midwife at North Ottawa Women's Health, including choosing midwives that have hospital privileges to access to standard prenatal care such as lab work and ultrasounds.
- MORE OPTIONS FOR MOTHERS. Snow, Tamsin // Nursing Standard;2/14/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 23, p14
The article focuses on the choices offered to pregnant women in Great Britain, relative to their maternity consultation. It is stated that the Department of Health plans that pregnant women are allowed to book their first health consultation with a midwife and not to their general practitioner....
- How many births in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia will not be attended by a skilled birth attendant between 2011 and 2015? // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p4
The article focuses on the study which estimates absolute number of non-skilled birth attendant (SBA) births between the year 2011 and 2015 in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. It also states that regions will have approximately the same number of non-SBA births by 2015 . It presents the...
- Training of midwives very cost effective in Zambia. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;4/30/2011, Issue 627, p8
The article discusses a study which suggests that the World Health Organization (WHO) Essential Newborn Care training of midwives in Zambia is very cost-effective.
- A risk assessment for pregnancy using the World Health Organization classifying form in primary health-care facilities in Enugu, Nigeria. Aniebue, U. U.; Aniebue, P. N. // Tropical Doctor;Jul2008, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p135
We present a cross-sectional survey of the pattern of high-risk pregnancies in randomly selected primary health-care facilities in Enugu, Nigeria, using the World Health Organization's classifying form. None of the 10 maternity homes studied had a standard risk screening tool. The age of the 299...
- Drug Development for Maternal Health Cannot Be Left to the Whims of the Market. // PLoS Clinical Trials;Jun2008, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p0841
The authors stress the need to accept that drug development for maternal health cannot be constrained by market-driven needs. The World Health Organization (WHO) states that maternal deaths in 2005 were over half a million. They note that the market-driven pharmaceutical model has little...