Coming full circle - building a sustainable community of mothers
Lawrence, J. and Saunders, T. 2018. Coming full circle - building a sustainable community of mothers. The Practising Midwife. 21 (3), pp. 35-38.
|Authors||Lawrence, J. and Saunders, T.|
The unexpected experience of social isolation and loneliness for new mothers is a growing issue in caring for postnatal women in the UK. Inadequate support as a result of fragmented communities and extended family can leave women at risk of poor mental health with a lasting impact the woman and her family.
Mums Circle is a student innovation in midwifery practice which promotes woman-centredness by enabling new mothers to meet, make friends and build a sustainable network of support in their local area. A year on, Mums Circle has had huge success and women are self-sustaining a growing, local community for themselves and their families.
|Journal||The Practising Midwife|
|Journal citation||21 (3), pp. 35-38|
|05 Mar 2018|
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|Deposited||04 Apr 2018|
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