(The TQCC of Midwifery is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on maternity care in Europe124
Midwives in the United Kingdom: Levels of burnout, depression, anxiety and stress and associated predictors100
Sustaining quality midwifery care in a pandemic and beyond73
Mental Health & Parental Concerns during COVID-19: The Experiences of New Mothers Amidst Social Isolation51
The impact of covid-19 on midwives’ practice in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania: A reflective account46
Pregnancy and birth planning during COVID-19: The effects of tele-education offered to pregnant women on prenatal distress and pregnancy-related anxiety43
Women's experiences of maternity service reconfiguration during the COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative investigation41
Lessons from past epidemics and pandemics and a way forward for pregnant women, midwives and nurses during COVID-19 and beyond: A meta-synthesis39
New understandings of fathers’ experiences of grief and loss following stillbirth and neonatal death: A scoping review38
Becoming a mother in the ‘new’ social world in Australia during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic38
The association between breastfeeding and attachment: A systematic review36
“Anxious and traumatised”: Users’ experiences of maternity care in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic35
Pre-service and in-service education and training for maternal and newborn care providers in low- and middle-income countries: An evidence review and gap analysis34
Exclusive breastfeeding, breastfeeding self-efficacy and perception of milk supply among mothers in Singapore: A longitudinal study34
Changes in social support of pregnant and postnatal mothers during the COVID-19 pandemic32
Minority stress adds an additional layer to fear of childbirth in lesbian and bisexual women, and transgender people32
Variations in health behaviors among pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic31
Neonatal outcomes and its association among gestational diabetes mellitus with and without depression, anxiety and stress symptoms in Malaysia: A cross-sectional study31
Women's decision-making autonomy in the household and the use of maternal health services: An Indonesian case study29
Vitamin D, preeclampsia and prematurity: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational and interventional studies29
Women's successful transition to motherhood during the early postnatal period: A qualitative systematic review of postnatal and midwifery home care literature.27
The impact of COVID-19 on prenatal care in the United States: Qualitative analysis from a survey of 2519 pregnant women27
The provision of midwife-led care in low-and middle-income countries: An integrative review27
Maternal vaccines during the Covid-19 pandemic:A qualitative interview study with UK pregnant women27
Restructuring maternal services during the covid-19 pandemic: Early results of a scoping review for non-infected women26
The effectiveness of telemedicine interventions, delivered exclusively during the postnatal period, on postpartum depression in mothers without history or existing mental disorders: A systematic revie25
Project 20: Midwives’ insight into continuity of care models for women with social risk factors: what works, for whom, in what circumstances, and how24
Women's views and experiences of maternity care during COVID-19 in Ireland: A qualitative descriptive study24
The impact of COVID-19 restrictions on women's pregnancy and postpartum experience in England: A qualitative exploration24
Changing behaviour in pregnant women: A scoping review23
Barriers and facilitators in antenatal settings to screening and referral of pregnant women who use alcohol or other drugs: A qualitative study of midwives’ experience23
Perinatal mental health in Ireland: A scoping review22
Breastfeeding after a cesarean section: A literature review22
Stress During Pregnancy and the Development of Diseases in the offspring: A Systematic-Review and Meta-Analysis21
Obstetric violence a qualitative interview study21
The importance of nurturing trusting relationships to embed shared decision-making during pregnancy and childbirth21
Provider knowledge and perceptions following an integrated simulation training on emergency obstetric and neonatal care and respectful maternity care: A mixed-methods study in Ghana20
First-time mothers’ satisfaction with their birth experience – a cross-sectional study20
Midwifery education in COVID-19- time: Challenges and opportunities20
Women's empowerment in pregnancy and childbirth: A concept analysis19
Conceptualising women's perinatal well-being: A systematic review of theoretical discussions19
Pandemic-related pregnancy stress assessment–Psychometric properties of the Polish PREPS and its relationship with childbirth fear19
Modifiable risk factors for stillbirth: a literature review19
A qualitative exploration of breastfeeding support groups in Ireland from the women's perspectives19
Understanding workforce experiences in the early career period of Australian midwives: insights into factors which strengthen job satisfaction19
Technology-supported lifestyle interventions to improve maternal-fetal outcomes in women with gestational diabetes mellitus: A meta-analysis18
Predictors of postpartum depression among Chinese mothers and fathers in the early postnatal period: A cross-sectional study18
Shared decision aids in pregnancy care: A scoping review18
Midwife-moderated social media groups as a validated information source for women during pregnancy18
Women's experiences of waterbirth compared with conventional uncomplicated births17
Mums on the Move: A pilot randomised controlled trial of a home-based physical activity intervention for mothers at risk of postnatal depression17
Adaptation of independent midwives to the COVID-19 pandemic: A national descriptive survey17
“Are you doing your pelvic floor?” An ethnographic exploration of the interaction between women and midwives about pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME) during pregnancy16
Personal, professional and workplace factors associated with burnout in Jordanian midwives: A national study16
Perceived threats, benefits and barriers of e-cigarette use during pregnancy. A qualitative analysis of risk perception within existing threads in online discussion forums16
The effect of cognitive behavioral techniques using virtual reality on birth pain: a randomized controlled trial16
‘I know my place’; a meta-ethnographic synthesis of disadvantaged and vulnerable women's negative experiences of maternity care in high-income countries16
Online resources and apps to aid self-diagnosis and help seeking in the perinatal period: A descriptive survey of women's experiences16
A questionnaire to assess women's perception of respectful maternity care (WP-RMC): Development and psychometric properties16
Non-pharmacological interventions to reduce anxiety in pregnancy, labour and postpartum: A systematic review16
Choosing vaginal birth after caesarean section: Motivating factors15
The role and outcomes of music listening for women in childbirth: An integrative review15
The characteristics and prevalence of phobias in pregnancy15
Midwives’ experiences of father participation in maternity care at a large metropolitan health service in Australia15
Women's lived experience of compassionate midwifery: Human and professional14
Mothers´ experiences in relation to a new Swedish postnatal home-based model of midwifery care–A cross-sectional study14
A narrative review of parental education in preparing expectant and new fathers for early parental skills14
Triggering of postpartum depression and insomnia with cognitive impairment in Argentinian women during the pandemic COVID-19 social isolation in relation to reproductive and health factors14
Humanitarian migrant women's experiences of maternity care in Nordic countries: A systematic integrative review of qualitative research14
How do women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus use mHealth during and after pregnancy? Qualitative exploration of women's views and experiences14
Pandemic-related pregnancy stress among pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain14
Dissatisfaction of women with induction of labour according to parity: Results of a population-based cohort study14
The supporting role of the midwife during the first 14 days of breastfeeding: A descriptive qualitative study in maternity wards and primary healthcare14
First-time fathers’ experiences and needs during childbirth: A systematic review14
“Nobody knows, or seems to know how rheumatology and breastfeeding works”: Women's experiences of breastfeeding whilst managing a long-term limiting condition – A qualitative visual methods study14
Midwives are getting hurt: UK survey of the prevalence and risk factors for developing musculoskeletal symptoms13
Couples’ prenatal bonding to the fetus and the association with one's own and partner's emotional well-being and adult romantic attachment style13
Health care providers’ perception of facilitators and barriers for the practice of skin-to-skin contact in Saudi Arabia: A qualitative study13
Magnitude of disrespectful and abusive care among women during facility-based childbirth in Shambu town, Horro Guduru Wollega zone, Ethiopia13
Leadership and management in midwifery-led continuity of care models: A thematic and lexical analysis of a scoping review13
Defining vulnerability in European pregnant women, a Delphi study13
The effectiveness of massage for reducing pregnant women's anxiety and depression; systematic review and meta-analysis13
The Labour Progression Study (LaPS): Duration of labour following Zhang's guideline and the WHO partograph – A cluster randomised trial13
Maternity care experiences of women with physical disabilities: A systematic review13
The Covid 19 outbreak: Maternal Mental Health and Associated Factors13
Comparing the effectiveness of a blended learning approach with a conventional learning approach for basic emergency obstetric and newborn care training in Ethiopia13
Understanding hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders in the context of childbearing: An international qualitative study12
Factors associated with postpartum women's knowledge, attitude and practice regarding human milk banks and milk donation: A cross-sectional survey12
“It's always hard being a mom, but the pandemic has made everything harder”: A qualitative exploration of the experiences of perinatal women during the COVID-19 pandemic12
Impact of bereavement care and pregnancy loss services on families: Findings and recommendations from Irish inquiry reports12
Midwifery students’ experiences of bullying and workplace violence: A systematic review12
Exploring and developing student midwives’ experiences (ESME)—An appreciative inquiry study12
Women's experience of obstetric anal sphincter injury following childbirth: An integrated review.12
Psychometric properties of the Slovak version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale (BSS) and Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R)12
A theory of the aims and objectives of midwifery practice: A theory synthesis12
A Romanian experience of syphilis in pregnancy and childbirth12
Suicidal ideation: Prevalence and risk factors during pregnancy12
Cultural beliefs and health-seeking practices: Rural Zambians' views on maternal-newborn care12
Vaginal delivery or caesarean section – Severity of early symptoms of postpartum depression and assessment of pain in Polish women in the early puerperium12
Assessing mental health during pregnancy: An exploratory qualitative study of midwives’ perceptions12
Perineal pain the first year after childbirth and uptake of post-partum check-up- A Swedish cohort study12
Mothers’ parenting self-efficacy, satisfaction and perceptions of their infants during the first days postpartum12
Factors associated with childbirth self-efficacy: a multicenter cross-sectional study in China11
Maternal self-care in the early postpartum period: An integrative review11
Maternal request for cesarian birth without medical indication in a group of healthy women: A qualitative study in Jordan11
Perceptions of women with systemic lupus erythematosus undergoing high-risk prenatal care: A qualitative study11
Implementing the liberalized abortion law in Kigali, Rwanda: Ambiguities of rights and responsibilities among health care providers11
Birth plans: A systematic, integrative review into their purpose, process, and impact11
Knowledge and use of the ICM global standards for midwifery education11
Quality of life and the related factors in early postnatal women in Malawi11
Hypnosis-based interventions during pregnancy and childbirth and their impact on women's childbirth experience: A systematic review11
A meta-analysis of the effects of resistance training on blood sugar and pregnancy outcomes11
Immediate, uninterrupted skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding after birth: A cross-sectional electronic survey11
The comparison of access to an eHealth resource to current practice on mother and co-parent teamwork and breastfeeding rates: A randomized controlled trial11
Relationship between perceived obstetric violence and the risk of postpartum depression: An observational study11
Indonesian midwives’ perspectives on changes in the provision of maternity care during the COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative study11
Sustaining quality education and practice learning in a pandemic and beyond: ‘I have never learnt as much in my life, as quickly, ever’10
Somali women's experiences of antenatal care: A qualitative interview study10
Improvement of the breastfeeding self-efficacy and postpartum mental health after lactation consultations – Observational study10
Sleep, mental health and wellbeing among fathers of infants up to one year postpartum: A scoping review10
Determinants of childbirth self-efficacy among multi-ethnic pregnant women in Singapore: A structural equation modelling approach10
COVID-19: 2020 is the International Year of the Midwife10
Implementing the MAMAACT intervention in Danish antenatal care: a qualitative study of non-Western immigrant women's and midwives’ attitudes and experiences10
Satisfaction of Slovak women with psychosocial aspects of care during childbirth10
A qualitative study of Norwegian first-time mothers’ information needs in pre-admission early labour10
Midwifery students’: Developing an understanding of being ‘with woman’––A qualitative study10
Commentary: Creating a definition for global midwifery centers10
Better Births – But why not better postnatal care?10
The views and experiences of LGBTQ+ people regarding midwifery care: A systematic review of the international evidence10
Breaking the silence: Determining Prevalence and Understanding Stillbirth Stigma9
Preference of birth mode and postnatal health related quality of life after one previous caesarean section in three European countries9
2020 International Year of Midwifery—In the midst of a pandemic9
Development and evaluation of TEARDROP - a perinatal bereavement care training programme for healthcare professionals9
Barriers and facilitators of self-monitoring of blood glucose engagement among women with gestational diabetes mellitus in China: A mixed-methods study9
Social media use and postpartum body image dissatisfaction: The role of appearance-related social comparisons and thin-ideal internalization9
Maternal health care for refugee women - A qualitative review9
The postnatal experiences of resettled Syrian refugee women: Access to healthcare and social support in Nova Scotia, Canada9
‘Supporting a first-time mother’: Assessment of success of a breastfeeding promotion programme9
Intrapartum synthetic oxytocin, behavioral and emotional problems in children, and the role of postnatal depressive symptoms, postnatal anxiety and mother-to-infant bonding: A Dutch prospective cohort9
Exploring the validity of allostatic load in pregnant women9
“Reassurance that you're doing okay, or guidance if you're not”: A qualitative descriptive study of pregnant first time mothers’ expectations and information needs about postnatal care in England9
Probiotic interventions to reduce antepartum Group B streptococcus colonization: A systematic review and meta-analysis9
Views and experiences of women, peer supporters and healthcare professionals on breastfeeding peer support: A systematic review of qualitative studies9
Improving uptake of vaccines in pregnancy: A service evaluation of an antenatal vaccination clinic at a tertiary hospital in the UK9
Giving birth and becoming a parent during the COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative analysis of 806 women's responses to three open-ended questions in an online survey9
Gestational diabetes mellitus increased the risk of adverse neonatal outcomes: A prospective cohort study in Northwest Ethiopia9
Sustaining the quality of midwifery practice in Belgium: Challenges and opportunities for advanced midwife practitioners9
Primary healthcare midwives’ experiences of caring for parents who have suffered an involuntary pregnancy loss: a phenomenological hermeneutic study9
Becoming a mother: Predicting early dissatisfaction with motherhood at three weeks postpartum9
The effectiveness of psychological interventions for pregnant women with anxiety in the antenatal period: A systematic review8
Breastfeeding support in low and middle-income countries: Secondary analysis of national survey data8
Maternal postnatal health during the COVID-19 pandemic: Vigilance is needed8
Women's experiences of initiating feeding shortly after birth in Ireland: A secondary analysis of quantitative and qualitative data from the National Maternity Experience Survey8
What are the benefits? Are they concerned? Women's experiences of water immersion for labor and birth8
The experiences of midwives in integrated maternity care: A qualitative metasynthesis8
The initiation of Dutch newly qualified hospital-based midwives in practice, a qualitative study8
Nutritional adequacy and the role of supplements in the diets of Indigenous Australian women during pregnancy8
The development of midwifery unit standards for Europe8
Evidence and guidelines for trauma-informed doula care8
All that I need exists within me: A qualitative study of nulliparous Norwegian women's experiences with planned home birth8
Relationship between coronavirus disease 2019 in pregnancy and maternal and fetal outcomes: Retrospective analytical cohort study8
Following-up midwives after adverse incidents: How front-line management practices help second victims8
Barriers and facilitators of maternal healthcare utilisation in the perinatal period among women with social disadvantage: A theory-guided systematic review8
What if something goes wrong? A grounded theory study of parents’ decision-making processes around mode of breech birth at term gestation8
The experience of fathers during the covid-19 UK maternity care restrictions8
Perinatal contraceptive counselling: Effectiveness of a reinforcement intervention on top of standard clinical practice8
Midwives’ perception of advantages of health care at a distance during the COVID-19 pandemic in Switzerland8
Perspectives of partners of mothers who experience mental distress in the postnatal period: A systematic review and qualitative evidence synthesis8
A pilot study to evaluate the effect of classroom-based high-fidelity simulation on midwifery students’ self-efficacy in clinical lactation and perceived translation of skills to the care of the breas8
Psychological factors and maternal-fetal attachment in relation to epidural choice8
Effect of health education on birth preparedness and complication readiness on the use of maternal health services: A propensity score-matched analysis8
Influence of women's request and preference on the rising rate of caesarean section – a comparison of reviews8
Key factors deterring women's engagement with skilled birth attendants in three districts of Timor—Leste. A qualitative descriptive study8
The Journey towards resilience following a traumatic birth: A grounded theory8
Trauma informed care education for midwives: An integrative review7
The road from ICPD to SDGs: Health returns of reducing the unmet need for family planning in India7
Incidence of maternal near miss among women in labour admitted to hospitals in Ethiopia7
The experience of sleep deprivation for midwives practicing in the united states7
Effects of online antenatal education on worries about labour, fear of childbirth, preparedness for labour and fear of covid-19 during the covid-19 pandemic: A single-blind randomised controlled study7
Effects of a health education program targeted to Chinese women adhering to their cultural practice of doing the month: A randomized controlled trial7
The impact of social media influencers on pregnancy, birth, and early parenting experiences: A systematic review.7
‘The rollercoaster’: A qualitative study of midwifery students’ experiences affecting their mental wellbeing7
Midwife-performed checklist and ultrasound to identify obstetric conditions at labour triage in Uganda: A quasi-experimental study7
A systematic integrative review examining the impact of Australian rural and remote maternity unit closures7
A scoping review of evidence comparing models of maternity care in Australia7
Who benefits most from skin-to-skin mother-infant contact after birth? Survey findings on skin-to-skin and birth satisfaction by mode of birth7
Establishing information needs and research priorities in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in the local maternity setting7
The importance of face to face, group antenatal education classes for first time mothers: A qualitative study7
The effectiveness of psychoeducation interventions on prenatal attachment: A systematic review7
Labouring Together: Women's experiences of “Getting the care that I want and need” in maternity care7
Referral linkage among public health facilities in Ethiopia: A qualitative explanatory study of facilitators and barriers for emergency obstetric referral in Addis Ababa city administration7
Traditional practices during pregnancy and birth, and perceptions of perinatal losses in women of rural Pakistan7
Midwifery and nurse staffing of inpatient maternity services – A systematic scoping review of associations with outcomes and quality of care7
WRISK voices: A mixed-methods study of women's experiences of pregnancy-related public health advice and risk messages in the UK7
Assessing the determinants of antenatal care adherence for Indigenous and non-Indigenous women in southwestern Uganda7
Maternal guilt and shame in the postpartum infant feeding context: A concept analysis7
Arabic-speaking women's experiences of communication at antenatal care in Sweden using a tablet application—Part of development and feasibility study7
Family life starts at home: Fathers’ experiences of a newly implemented Swedish home-based postnatal care model – an interview study6
Development, psychometric assessment, and predictive validity of the comprehensive breastfeeding knowledge scale6
Nutrition information-seeking behaviour of Indonesian pregnant women6
A systematic integrative review of the literature on midwives and student midwives engaged in problematic substance use6
“What am I thinking? Is this normal?” A cross-sectional study investigating the nature of negative thoughts, parental self-efficacy and psychological distress in new fathers6
The breastfeeding and early motherhood experiences of older first-time mothers: A constructivist grounded theory study6
“Never let a good crisis go to waste”: Positives from disrupted maternity care in Australia during COVID-196
Monounsaturated fat intake is associated with improved sleep quality in pregnancy6
New graduate midwives’ transition to practice: A scoping review6
Prevalence and predictors of poor mental health among pregnant women in Wales using a cross-sectional survey6
Maternal perception of paternal breastfeeding support: A secondary qualitative analysis6
Postpartum PTSD and birth experience in Russian-speaking women6
The impact of human trafficking in relation to maternity care: A literature review6
A landscaping review of interventions to promote respectful maternal care in Africa: Opportunities to advance innovation and accountability6
Does childbirth experience affect infant behaviour? Exploring the perceptions of maternity care providers6
The lived experience of women with a high-risk pregnancy: A phenomenology investigation6
What are women's experiences of immediate skin-to-skin contact at caesarean section birth? An integrative literature review6
Male involvement in promotion of safe motherhood in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review6
Providing woman-centred care in complex pregnancy situations6
Antenatal and postnatal depression – Are Polish midwives really ready for them?6
Perceptions of physical activity during pregnancy among women: A descriptive qualitative study6
Midwives’ experiences of the factors that facilitate normal birth among low risk women in public hospitals in Catalonia (Spain)6
Chinese midwives’ perceptions on upright positions during the second stage of labour: A qualitative study6
Sources of information during pregnancy and the early parenting period: Exploring the views of women and their partners6
Self-reinforcement: Coping strategies of Iranian mothers with preterm neonate during maternal role attainment in NICU; A qualitative study6
Acceptability of dietary or nutritional supplementation in pregnancy (ADONS) – Exploring the consumer's perspective on introducing creatine monohydrate as a pregnancy supplement6
Your baby is so happy, active, uncooperative: How prenatal care providers contribute to parents’ mental representations of the baby6
Womens’ experiences of living with obstetric fistula in Ghana–time for the establishment of a fistula centre of excellence6
Effects of an integrated childbirth education program to reduce fear of childbirth, anxiety, and depression, and improve dispositional mindfulness: A single-blind randomised controlled trial6
The use of continuous foetal monitoring technologies that enable mobility in labour for women with complex pregnancies: A survey of Australian and New Zealand hospitals6
Handover of care and of information by community midwives, maternity care assistants and Preventive Child Healthcare professionals, a qualitative study6
Improvisation and harm avoidance: An ethnographic study of adherence to postnatal care protocols in two hospitals in Southern Ghana6
Perineal management: Midwives’ confidence and educational needs6
Women's information needs, decision-making and experiences of membrane sweeping to promote spontaneous labour6
The UK Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury (OASI) Care Bundle: A critical review6