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  • Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill in Final Stages

    A parliamentary bill is now in the final stages of being agreed that will allow bereaved parents the right to at l...

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  • Healthy Weight Management in Pregnancy

    The Royal College of Midwives would like to see clear guidance on healthy weight management during pregnancy. Surv...

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  • The Outcome for the Saving Babies’ Lives Care Bundle Evaluation

    The Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle was published by the NHS in 2016 in an ambition to halve the UK’s rate of st...

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  • New figures released from the National Office of Statistics

    There was welcome news from the National Office of Statistics yesterday that in 2017, the number of stillbirths in...

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  • Training for London 100

    We have 5 cyclists taking up the challenge of the Prudential Ride London 100 this year for MAMA Academy, raising v...

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  • Birth Trauma Awareness Week - Talking about PTSD

    Today we are talking about PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Last month, new draft NICE guidelines suggest th...

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  • How do I monitor my baby's movement?

    So my heavily pregnant friend came over for a chat one day. She had just been to see her midwife who had explained...

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  • The top baby names of 2018 (so far) are revealed!

    We are half way through the year of 2018 and BabyCentre have revealed the most popular names so far for the UK. Na...

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  • New study into VBACs

    The risk of complications to mothers and babies is higher in vaginal births following a previous caesarean a recen...

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  • Newborn screening varies from country to country

    A study published in The British Medical Journal have advised that baby screenings without medical backing can cau...

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  • In memory of Rey Rosemary - Saving future little lives

    I’d like to introduce myself to the fantastic members of MAMA academy, my name is Natasha and for nearly 2 years...

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  • Midwives must support both breast and bottle feeding

    The Royal College of Midwives’ has issued a new statement advising that women should be supported in whichever m...

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