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To be the leading international information resource relating to childbirth and infancy, disseminating this information as widely as possible to assist in the improvement of maternity care

Maternity care: Building relationships really does save lives

‘Maternity care: Building relationships really does save lives’ is a three-week e-learning resource that can give midwives an insight into how relationships between women and midwives can transform maternity care.

Toolkit to better manage and treat infants with bacterial meningitis launched

The Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) has launched a new e-tool for health care professionals that aims to improve the assessment and management of infants with suspected bacterial meningitis.

Student midwife: a reflection of second year and what I learned

I can’t believe the last one I wrote was at the beginning of second year.

The Maternity Transformation Programme Conference 2018

The Maternity Transformation Programme Conference 2018 will be held in February 2018, updating midwives and maternity support workers on transforming maternity care and delivering the ‘Better Births’ vision.

Paper submissions now open for London Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2018

Paper submissions are now being welcomed for the London Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2018, Maternity & Midwifery Forum.

MIDIRS Midwifery Digest

Subscribe today for the latest research in pregnancy and a wealth of midwifery articles to assist with your studies and career development.


How to become a midwife

Are you considering becoming a midwife? Find useful information on how you can start your midwifery journey today.

Reference Database

Our Reference Database provides thousands of midwifery research articles to assist with your studies at university or in practice.

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Midwives Information and Resource Service (MIDIRS) is a not-for-profit educational charity, providing essential materials to assist midwives with their career development from the very beginning. Since 1985, our MIDIRS Midwifery Digest journal and Reference Database have helped midwives keep up to date with the latest developments in midwifery.

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