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Background/aimsIn Ethiopia, a country with low rates of delivery in institutions, managing labour pain can help as an incentive to enhance institutional delivery. This study aimed to assess labour pain management practice, attitudes towards these practices and associated sociodemographic...
Despite a substantial reduction in global maternal mortality, rates in low-income countries remain unacceptably high. Multiple contributing factors exist, grouped into three delays: health-seeking behaviour; accessibility of care; quality of care. In the Hoima District, rates of health facility...
Background/aimsSuccessful breastfeeding is crucial to combat infant malnutrition and is also paramount for the health of the newborn and the mother. However, student mothers face diverse challenges to exclusive breastfeeding. This study aimed to identify the challenges and coping strategies of...
Background/aimsUninterrupted skin-to-skin contact in the first hour after birth increases the chance of exclusive breastfeeding, a practice which improves health outcomes for both mothers and neonates. This study aimed to compare mother–infant pairs who had or did not have skin-to-skin contact 1...
Background/aimsCervical cancer is a highly prevalent type of cancer that causes severe physical consequences, including pain and sleep disturbance. However, in Ghana, little is known about the experiences of women with cervical cancer. This study explored the physical experiences of women with...
Background/AimsSeveral studies demonstrate that midwifery students do not feel confident in their ability to practice independently post-qualification, both globally and in Zimbabwe. To build competence, it is critical that midwives are encouraged to assess factors that improve or reduce their...
Background/aimsStudies have identified risks for unintended pregnancies, globally and in Nigeria, which include ineffective contraception, strong opposition to family planning by partners, number of living children and birth interval. These factors have contributed to the increasing rate of...
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