Midwives on the COVID-19 frontline in Indonesia
Midwives in Indonesia have had to battle COVID-19 to maintain care, underscoring the need to protect healthcare workers, say University of Melbourne experts
Many of the world’s women are mistreated during childbirth
In parts of the world women are commonly mistreated in health facilities during childbirth, World Health Organization and University of Melbourne research finds
Supporting families with twin babies…or more
Families having twins, triplets or more has doubled in 40 years, but the support and advice provided to them needs updating say University of Melbourne experts.
More maternal and child health nurse visits help mothers and babies thrive
University of Melbourne research finds increasing maternal and child health nurse visits to mothers facing adversity improves maternal and child wellbeing.
Breastfeeding: The heart of the matter
Breastfeeding is linked to better lifelong health and intelligence for children and improved health and wellbeing for mothers, a worldwide study shows.