The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we access our health care services. For pregnant women, the outbreak has had a real impact on their pregnancy journey with increased anxiety and reduced face to face contact with their midwives. However, maternity teams across the UK have stepped up, displaying amazing resilience and adaptability. Hear more in the Beat podcast episode 2.
Midwifery care is essential, and over the last few months midwives have had to, more than ever, adapt their normal practices to ensure women continue to receive the full range of maternity services safely. It has been a challenging time for everyone, mothers and midwives included, and maternity teams are working tirelessly to ensure colleagues, mothers and babies are safe.
In this podcast, two experienced midwives discuss some of the challenges that maternity teams have faced whilst continuing to provide expert care to women and their partners, albeit in a different way. Listen to inspiring stories of the love, care and generosity midwives have for each other, as well as tips to best support yourself and your colleagues during the pandemic and in the months to come.
Listen to the full podcast episode here.