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Newsletter 8: Our midwife friends in Mexico City

Newsletter 8: Our midwife friends in Mexico City

At MUNet, we’ve made some amazing collaborations across the world; there’s much to celebrate! This month’s newsletter shines a spotlight on the fantastic work of our midwife friends in Mexico City who, against the odds of a dominant medical system and through sheer...

Statement: Response to the Interim Ockenden Report

Statement: Response to the Interim Ockenden Report

Statement:   Response to the Interim Ockenden Report (released 18th December 2020) Download the PDF version of the statement by clicking on the following link: Position Statement: Response to the Interim Ockenden Report In response to the Interim Ockenden Report...

Newsletter 4: Le Cocon meets MUNet

Newsletter 4: Le Cocon meets MUNet

Newsletter 4, November 2020, By Laure Depuydt Le Cocon is the first Belgian Alongside Midwifery Unit that opened its doors in Brussels in March 2014. This was a huge step in a country where the obstetric climate is, let’s say… challenging. In Belgium there is mainly...

Newsletter 1: Welcome to Midwifery Unit Network!

Newsletter 1: Welcome to Midwifery Unit Network!

Newsletter 1, July 2020 Welcome to Midwifery Unit Network! Our monthly newsletter aims to offer you a glimpse into some of our work and passions. This month is about how we utilise research to influence and campaign. Throughout the world, pregnant and birthing women...

The development of midwifery unit standards for Europe

The development of midwifery unit standards for Europe

The new Midwifery Unit Standards were developed to bring to- gather the best available evidence related to service delivery. They identify key indicators which address dynamic factors influencing organistional culture and implementation of change. We examined barriers...

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