Buy "Behaviour & Lifestyle in Pregnancy" boxset
The role of a midwife involves a public health focus, with an aim to improve the health and wellbeing for both the mother and the baby. As a result, midwives need to be prepared to discuss health behaviours with women during pregnancy.
This June, in support of Sands Awareness Month, MATFLIX is donating £2.50 from every purchase of this boxset to Sands, the stillbirth & neonatal death charity.
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"Midwives need to be prepared to discuss health behaviours with women during pregnancy."
Dr Jenny Hall, Boxset curator, MATFLIX
The aim of this box set is to provide pointers toward supporting women to make changes to their lifestyle and consider some recent evidence behind interventions.
The boxset is made up of the following talks by maternity experts:
Healthy conversation skills to support lifestyle behaviour change: an introduction | Dr Wendy Lawrence & Dr Mary Barker
Scotland’s relationship with alcohol, and the implications of Minimum Unit Pricing | Dr Andrew Symon, University of Dundee
The association between vigorous exercise during pregnancy & pregnancy outcome | Sarah Lee, Research Midwife, CMFT
Carbon Monoxide Screening: Achieving Smokefree Pregnancies | Hazel Cheeseman, Director of Policy Action on Smoking and Health
From Research to Practice: Supporting Women with their Weight During Pregnancy | Nina Khazaezadeh & Eirini Platsa
The videos all originate at one of the excellent Maternity and Midwifery Forum festivals that have been commissioned by Sue MacDonald (Co-editor, Mayes Midwifery Textbook for Midwives). This boxsets has been curated by Dr Jenny Hall.
This learning module can be used towards CPD for revalidation with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the UK, and equivalent bodies in other jurisdictions.