Tag: normal limits

Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care

This week has seen the publication of the latest triennial ‘Confidential Enquiries’ report: Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care. Lessons learned to inform future maternity care from the UK and Ireland Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths and Morbidity 2009-2012.   This triennium’s…

Questioning screening: food for thought

Are you aware that the vast majority of the things that midwives do during antenatal and postnatal checks and when looking after women in labour are actually screening tests?  No matter whether we are checking a woman’s blood pressure, urine…