News

  • More midwifery led units

    The number of births in England occurring in a midwife led unit have trebled in the last six years, rising from 5%...

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  • Large babies need additional monitoring too

    New research has suggested that both small and large for gestational age babies should be monitored, in order to r...

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  • Pregnancy sickness support

    Charities have warned that women who experience severe sickness during pregnancy are not being given enough suppor...

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  • Change in car seat laws

    New laws in regards to backless booster seats have come into force, affecting the introduction of new products to ...

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  • Lily Allen suffered PTSD after loss of her son

    Singer, Lily Allen, recently revealed her own experiences of post-traumatic stress disorder following the stillbir...

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  • Midwifery crisis

    Concerns are growing about the shortage of midwives, especially as a high proportion are retiring, and applicatio...

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  • Long term risks of pre-eclampsia

    Women with pre-eclampsia during pregnancy are four times more likely to have heart failure in later life according...

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  • Higher risks with Gestational Diabetes

    An unusually large study of over 700,000 births has indicated that babies born to mothers with gestational diabete...

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  • NICE raises concerns for the mental health of new Mums

    NICE have made a recommendation that GPs need to better assess the mental health needs of new mothers, suggesting ...

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  • Saving Babies Lives with The London Ambulance Service

    MAMA Academy has partnered with The London Ambulance Service to improve response times when transferring pregnant ...

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  • New research into mother-baby bonding

    Research from Russia has indicated that mothers cradle their newborns on the left for a specific reason.  Viewing...

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  • Midwife News

    Choice of midwife guidance

    Having a friendly or trusted face at delivery is always welcomed by mums to be, but did you get to chose your midw...

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