Midwifery and Sustainability
To introduce students to the broad philosophical and socio/cultural/economic principles of sustainability and to consider the contribution that midwifery can make to sustainable healthcare within the frameworks of midwifery practice.
Discuss the connections between personal, professional and global sustainability issues.
Reflect on theories, frameworks and values that underpin a sustainable approach to midwifery practice.
Appraise the significance of self-care in midwifery practice in relation to their own interpretation of work-life balance.
Evaluate infant feeding as a sustainable practice within socio-cultural and socio-political contexts.