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  • #stillBORN campaign - Eric’s story of Inter Uterine Growth Restriction

    We were diagnosed with unexplained infertility almost 5 years ago after 2 years of trying for a baby. After 3 roun...

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  • #stillBORN campaign - Lewis's story of reduced movements

    It was my first pregnancy and it had been textbook all the way through with no problems whatsoever. I only had the...

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  • #stillBORN campaign - Oscar’s story of CMV

    After trying for a baby for two years, we luckily became pregnant with our first child just two days before we sig...

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  • #stillBORN campaign - Joseph’s story of IUGR

    I always wanted to be a mum. But they say nothing truly worthwhile comes easy. That was certainly true for my part...

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  • The Lancet report: Ending Preventable Stillbirths

    MAMA Academy today welcomes The Lancet report series Ending Preventable Stillbirths. The report shows that sadly ...

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  • Not enough being done to prevent stillbirth

    Quality standards for care during labour

    The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have published a new “Quality standards” document...

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  • Safety of home births

      A study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, compared planned home births and planned ho...

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  • Maternity care improving

    Results of an annual survey of mothers conducted by the CQC (Care Quality Commision) have revealed that women are ...

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  • Whooping Cough vaccines

      The NHS currently offers pregnant women a vaccination against whooping cough which protects them and their ...

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  • Made To Measure

    Priorities set for stillbirth research

    Results of the Stillbirth Priority Setting Partnership (which included representatives from MAMA Academy) have bee...

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  • UK mortality rates for babies still unacceptable

    Are weekend babies safe?

    Many of you may have seen worrying headlines last week claiming that babies born at the weekend are less safe than...

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  • More support needed for diabetic women

      The National Pregnancy in Diabetes (NPID) audit, which was published earlier this month, has found that thr...

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