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PANDA Week (November 11-17) was established by Perinatal Anxiety And Depression Australia in 2005 to increase the community’s understanding of perinatal mental illness and to reduce stigma. Nurses and midwives work so closely with expecting and new parents and can...
AHPRA data shows that NSW midwives typically work 22 hours per week. If you work in the public health system, please share your thoughts about midwives’ working hours. Just 3 minutes of your time will help us advocate for...
A study published in the British Medical Journal Open reports that midwifery patients were 41 per cent less likely to have a small-for-gestational-age baby compared to patients of obstetricians. This article was originally published in The Conversation. Women who are marginalized...
Ever wonder how some things don’t ever change despite obvious issues? Here’s one midwife who took a 20 year career break only to return to many of the same problems they worked through before: I had a 20 year break...
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned the following article contains images of deceased persons. There are quite a few nurses and midwives who have huge impacts on the lives of those around them and our professions in...
Dr Peter Locke and his wife Carolyn (midwife) took a large group of volunteers to Africa earlier in 2017 to support communities and change lives with their medical and midwifery skills. Now they've created Globalinks Medical Foundation to continue...
It can be really stressful to have a lot of tiny lives in your hands at any given time. But a report from the UK’s Royal College of Midwives shows overstretching of midwives and excessive workloads is pushing some...
Chances are most of us have a grandparent or another older family member who had rheumatic fever as a kid or may have died of its untreated sequelae, rheumatic heart disease (RHD). It was relatively common in Melbourne and...
The World Breastfeeding Week’s 25th year in 2017 starts today. WBW2017 celebrates working together for the common good, which produces sustainable results, greater than the sum of our individual efforts. Find WBW on Facebook. Download a beautiful poster for your workplace...
Michelle Lamb is a 4th Year Psychology Honours student at Deakin University in Melbourne. Michelle writes: My thesis research is on gestational weight gain and I am seeking midwifery students in Australian universities to complete a survey on their thoughts...

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