Midwifery Matters Spring 2018 Issue 156
Midwifery Lives Matter – 4
A Midwives’ Haven feature by Deborah Hughes exploring suicide in midwifery.
Persecution: It’s Time to Stop – 8
Nicky Grace comments on the decision to imprison Agnes Gereb for 2 years for attending homebirths.
A Midwife’s Diary – 18
Oli Jeacock discusses how the African Maternity Link is saving womens’ lives in Sierra Leone.
From Hero to Zero Maritsa H Clarke – 6
An experience of midwifery training in Greece and a first midwife role in the UK.
In Support of Agnes Irene Walton – 9
Reprinted from Midwifery Matters Summer 2012 when Irene travelled to Hungary to support Agnes.
Never Judge Jordan Wheeler – 11
Things to consider when planning an elective placement abroad.
Midwifery Skills in Sudan Becky Millar – 12
Sharing midwifry skills with students in a poverty stricken and war torn country.
Piece of Cake: Celebrating Birth Angie Bunce – 14
Baby shower traditions from around the world and a cracking cake recipe
Articles & News
Midwifery Beyond Borders Deborah Froiio – 17
An Italian midwife experiences the working life of a UK Independent Midwife
Worlds Apart Tani Paxton – 20
Experience of working in the public hospital and birthing clinic in Bali
Confidence and Freedom – 22
Katherine Hales gives an update on the Save The Midwife campaign.
Sunshine and Sisterhood – 24
Linda Wylie reports on the European Midwives Association annual meeting in Madrid
Reviews and Vacancies – 25
The Majestic Midwife by Laura Neale; Gestational Diabetes by Deborah Hughes; Midwivery Matters Editor Vacancy