Over the past few decades, the scope of responsibilities in midwifery has expanded, the amount of independent unsupervised work has increased and the theoretical and practical knowledge required has grown exponentially. A profession that was once deemed vocational is now becoming more academic with Midwifery Bachelor degrees, so how will these changes affect your training […]
Operative Experience Inc, the world’s only company specialising in hands-in-the-body simulators for obstetrics and trauma care, and a strategic partner with 3B Scientific, has recently announced the launch of RealMom 2.0, the updated model of the ultra-realistic birthing simulator.
Advances in medical science over the last century have slashed the stillbirth and infant mortality rate. Before the medical advances made in the 19th century, it is estimated that between 30% and 40% of children born alive did not make their first birthday, and at the beginning of the 20th century in an advanced economy […]
Advances in medicine and access to professional care in the antenatal period and during labour mean that over the decades infant mortality rates have been decreasing steadily. However, 10% of babies still need some degree of intervention immediately after birth, and 25% of all newborn deaths are caused by breathing problems. Healthcare professionals have over […]
You’ve done all the right things since you had your baby. You’re breastfeeding, taking care over what you eat and even though you’re exhausted you still make time for a little exercise. So why does your tummy look as though you’re in the early stages of pregnancy?