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  • London Maternal Deaths Review

    NHS London Clinical Networks recently hosted the ‘Maternity Mortality Review Learning Event’ to support learni...

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  • Annual Neonatal Audit Published

    The ninth annual national audit report into the UK’s neonatal services has been released by the Royal College of...

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  • National Maternity Ratings Published

    For the first time the Department of Health has rated all maternity services in the UK for quality, highlighting v...

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  • Baby born after ovary frozen in childhood

    More Trusts sign up for "baby boxes"

    The Finnish style baby boxes are being introduced in more hospitals across the UK, with the aim of reducing baby l...

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  • SANDS updates guidelines

    SANDS, the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity, have released the 4th edition of of their guidelines. First publ...

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  • Could pregnancy sickness be a good thing?

    A recent study has suggested that women experiencing vomiting and nausea in early pregnancy may be at less risk of...

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  • Lack of parental facilities at neonatal units

    A report from the charity Bliss, has highlighted the worrying lack of parent facilities and accommodation for neon...

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  • Breech Babies spotted with safety scan

    Better care needed for disabled women

    A Birthrights survey from the University of Bournemouth has revealed that disabled women are perhaps not given ade...

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  • Research suggests MRIs safe in first trimester

    A new study has shown that use of MRI scans in the first trimester does not harm the baby, although use of a contr...

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  • Delivering twins at 37 weeks?

    Research has indicated that some twins should be delivered at 37 weeks gestation, in order to minimise risk of sti...

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  • Compensation for birth injuries scheme announced

    A new compensation scheme for babies harmed during birth has been announced by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt today...

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  • #stillBORN - Ava's story

    My husband and I decided to start trying for our first baby in Spring 2011.  We were very lucky and within a coup...

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