The Practising Midwife AMR in pregnancy feature

Unreliable urine screening in pregnancy can lead to the prescribing of antibiotics that may not be needed. Our feature on page 12 of The Practising Midwife outlines the dangers of unnecessary antibiotic use in pregnancy and how antimicrobial resistance can be triggered in the womb. Accurate urine collection is a powerful tool to take women and their unborn children off the frontline of AMR.