COVID-19 innovations in preparing women for breastfeeding

Claire Fitzpatrick, a Clinical Midwife Specialist in Lactation in Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise discusses how she is preparing women for breastfeeding and preparing them for their babies being born during the COVID-19 pandemic with virtual workshops and online information and resources.

International Day of the Midwife is an annual global celebratory event celebrating the important role of the midwife worldwide, the essential care they provide to mothers, newborns and their crucial role in reducing maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity.

Happy International Day of the Midwife to all our midwives, student midwives, maternity healthcare workers.