May 13, 2016

Here’s what we could find on the subject.

Overmedicalization of Childbirth is a Breach of Women’s Human Rights

Professor Cecily Begley opened the second day of the Nordic Midwifery Congress with a challenging speech, asking the midwives in the audience what they will be criticized for when women and health professionals look back at them in 30 years time. Yet, Begley shared heartwarming research results

Nordic Midwifery Congress Tackles Challenges and Unites for Action

The Nordic Midwifery Congress 2016 opened with more than 800 midwives from the whole Nordic region and beyond, gathering together to share research, best practices, experiences and inspiration. Leaders in midwifery, sexual, reproductive and maternal health opened the Congress. Girls’ Globe had the opportunity to speak

How Can Midwives Support Overweight Pregnant Women?

The first day of the Nordic Midwifery Congress in Gothenburg is complete. Health during pregnancy has been one of many subjects discussed and I had the privilege to be in the audience during this seminar. Overweight during pregnancy is a risk factor and presenters spoke about this growing

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