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  • Prince never “recovered” after losing beloved baby

    Not only did Prince and his first wife, Mayte Garcia, lose their first child one week after he was born, Mayte ALS...

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  • Most up-to-date Zika advice

    Important health advice regarding Zika Virus has been published by Public Health England with input from the RCM,R...

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  • Continuity of Care; Sheila Kitzinger Programme

    On the 2nd - 3rd October 2015, MAMA Academy's CEO Heidi Eldridge, had the privilege of spending the weekend at Oxf...

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  • Flu vaccine reduces stillbirth

    A seasonal influenza vaccination during pregnancy could reduce the risk of stillbirth, according to a new study. T...

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  • ICP training essential for midwives

    A liver disorder charity and the RCM have put together a new training module to help reduce stillbirth. The module...

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  • Domestic violence and preterm birth

    Domestic violence during pregnancy doubles the risk of preterm birth and low birth weight, according to new resear...

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  • New screening tests

      From this week every trust in England will now be offering a new combined screening test to expectant par...

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  • Why babies all over the world are sleeping in boxes

    It's a tradition that dates back to the 1930s. In Finland every new mother, regardless of background or income, ge...

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  • Men B vaccine petition update

    Offering the meningitis B vaccine to all children is "not cost effective" and would be a waste of NHS money, the U...

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  • Induction for older women

    The induction of mothers aged 35 and over does not impact on cesarean rates or adversely affect mothers and newbor...

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  • Birth rates at an all time low

    NHS Care Bundle Launched to Save Babies Lives

    Today NHS England publish their "Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle" to reduce stillbirth in the UK. Sadly the UK cur...

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  • Stress a serious problem for Midwives

    Nearly half of midwives in England suffered work-related stress in the previous 12 months, according to the latest...

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