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Ruth Oshikanlu

Ruth Oshikanlu

Midwife, practising health visitor and parenting coach.

Ruth Oshikanlu is the expert blogger for the Nursing in Practice Babycare resource centre. She is a midwife, practising health visitor and parenting coach. Ruth is passionate about supporting parents to enjoy their role and raise happy babies. She is also a perinatal mental and infant mental health champion for The Institute of Health Visiting. Ruth holds an MSc in social innovation and has undertook research on parental-fetal attachment and the role of the health visitor in promoting it. Additionally, she is an author and has had several articles published in nursing and health visiting journals and parenting and baby magazines.