The Practising Midwife, Volume 16 no 8 (September 2013)
Britain's best-selling monthly journal for midwives

The Practising Midwife has gone from strength to strength in providing accessible, authoritative information addressing the needs of today's busy midwife

Now available online!

The Practising Midwife is now available online

'I don't want to talk about it' Maternal substance misuse and the effect on the newborn

4th national midwifery conference on Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm (including lunch and light refreshments)

Venue: Peterborough Guild House, Anglia Ruskin University, Oundle Road, Peterborough PE2 9PW

For full details and to view the conference programme, go to:

Keeping you up to date

Our comprehensive news section provides midwives with all the latest developments and guidelines that concern the profession, both in the UK and internationally

Broad range of features

Each month, TPM concentrates on a particular theme, covering the widest range of issues. Here's a taster:

Calling all student midwives

Our popular 'Midwifery basics' series is aimed at students in particular. Covering the main clinical skills underpinning practice, articles set out in simple, accessible form a comprehensive range of basic topics covering all aspects of antenatal, labour and postnatal care.


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