Tag: research

Women’s perceptions and experiences of COVID-19

The first study looking at women’s perceptions of COVID-19 and their healthcare experiences in the UK was a qualitative thematic analysis published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. In May 2020, Karavadra et al (2020) developed a questionnaire and advertised it…

Perineal care bundles: clinicians’ concerns

Perineal care bundles are a hot topic right now. The past few weeks have seen the publication of two papers relating to the OASI (or obstetric anal sphincter injury) care bundle that has been under trial in the UK. This…

Gestational diabetes

Dr Sara Wickham looks at research into gestational diabetes. This affects many women, but it’s not clear that current diagnosis and treatment is beneficial.