Midwives need a useable past to shape their future

Sally Pezaro, Karen Maher, Mary Fissell

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Scaling up midwifery to reduce maternal and neonatal deaths has been identified as a global priority.1 Yet, the latest State of the World’s Midwifery report outlines how
midwifery work remains undervalued.2 Conventionally, professions are granted autonomy and social recognition for the services they provide but midwifery often lacks such status, potentially impeding midwives’ success.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1046-1047
Number of pages2
JournalThe Lancet
Issue number10329
Publication statusPublished - 12 Mar 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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