A special format of Family Planning in Sweden

The week before the International Day of the Midwife, ICM is highlighting the role midwives play in family planning with a blog series. This blog presents the work of a midwife in Sweden, where family planning is offered in special clinics. 

Ulrika Rehnström Loi has worked as a midwife for over a decade. In Sweden,…

Out of Luck? How BEmONC helped Ashura survive

In a mini-blog series ICM is highlighting the role of midwives in family planning. The series continues with a guest blog from the partner organisation Jhpiego, written by Maryjane Lacoste, Country Director, Jhpiego-Tanzania


Wampembe, Tanzania—In this remote corner of western Tanzania, where the nearest hospital is four hours away on a rutted, rock-strewn…

Measuring a nation’s strength through the health of its mothers and babies

In a mini-blog series ICM is highlighting the role of midwives in family planning. The series continues with a guest blog from World Vision and their Child Health Now campaign, written by Sue England who is a midwife and World Vision International’s maternal, newborn and child health technical director, providing advice and technical support to World Vision health…

Family Planning - Lifesaving Information

In a mini-blog series ICM is highlighting the role of midwives in family planning. The series starts with a guest blog from the partner organisation MCHIP, written by: Anne Pfitzer, MCHIP Family Planning Team Lead, and Katrin DeCamp, MCHIP Communications.

Since the last International Day of the Midwife, global attention…