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spotlight: summer 2019

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editorial

I am a mother of four. During my pregnancies, I suffered from one or two complications, especially with my last pregnancy, and I valued input from health professionals. Midwives and doctors were helpful in my own maternal health, but they were absolutely crucial in my children's neonatal health - they...

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little Wendy

Little Wendy was brought to the Good News Hospital when she was three days old, weighing only 1kg. Her mum was known to us as she had delivered twins the year before in our hospital at 25 weeks gestation. Sadly, her twins had died shortly after birth and she had...

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why CMF for nurses?

What does it mean in practice to serve God in our nursing or midwifery careers? It may mean serving God by being a 'good nurse' and by striving to be caring and compassionate. Perhaps patients or colleagues will notice something distinctive about us and ask what our motivation is. It...

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top ten tips for surviving nursing school

1. Put God first! Daily devotions are important. Read the Bible. Safeguard your intimacy with Jesus. Get a daily devotional book and find a time to read it every day, at a time that works for you, even if you have to get a little creative and intentional when placements start. 2....

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CMF student groups

Students meet once a month, usually over food, to support and encourage each other, to pray, and to look at issues at the interface of faith and nursing/midwifery. This might take the form of a Bible study on compassionate care or look at an ethical issue eg. sharing faith, new...

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expectant hope

At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, where she entered Zechariah's home and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. In a loud voice she exclaimed:...

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global challenges: improving the health of women and their babies

In most developed nations, pregnancy and childbirth are no longer widely considered hazardous for mother or infant in the way they were just a few generations ago. However, for the majority of the world's population this is not the case. Poverty, social attitudes and family structures, plus a lack of...

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book review

Spirituality and Childbirth: Meaning and care at the start of life Edited by Susan Crowther and Jenny Hall Routledge, 2017, £28.79, 222pp, ISBN: 9781138229402 Reviewed by Mary Hopper, retired lecturer in midwifery at Oxford Brookes University A midwife is asked how she sees spiritual care being achieved in her practice area, she replies...

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Female Genital Mutilation: loving through the scars

How did it come to this? I sit in the pristine, living room of a beautiful Somali woman. She is reduced once more to a trembling little girl as I take four small spots of blood from her son. How does something as simple as taking a day five blood...

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Mum's the word

'Mum, what's for dinner?' 'Mum, where is my sock?' 'Mum, are we nearly there yet?' 'Mum, I don't know what to write my dissertation on.' We live in a generation where self is exalted. What do I want to be? What do I want to do and how can I be as successful as...

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