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  • Historic move in Nigeria

    Historic move in Nigeria

    History has been made in Nigeria, with the total ban on female genital mutilation finally coming into effect. The ...

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  • Government pledges to reduce number of stillbirths

      MAMA Academy welcomes the announcement today from Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary, that the government pledge...

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  • RCOG continues to recommend Folic Acid

      The RCOG has updated its Scientific Impact Paper “Periconceptional Folic Acid and Food Fortification in t...

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  • Ovarian cancer risk reduces with each child

    Researchers at the Cancer Epidemiology Unit, at the University of Oxford have presented new research at the Nation...

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  • Midwifery facing a “retirement time bomb”

      The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have released a new report entitled “The State of Maternity Services ...

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  • Problems breastfeeding increases risk of depression

      A study published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing has investigated the reasons women give up breastfeedi...

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  • Pregnant women not seeking mental health support

      The website BabyCentre has conducted an online survey of 1000 UK mothers about their experiences of mental ...

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  • Lily Allen's Song for Stillborn Son

    Singer Lily Allen has revealed a new song written in memory of her stillborn son, who died in 2010. The song, ti...

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  • Pre-pregnancy exercise can reduce pelvic pain

      New research from Norway indicates that frequent exercise before pregnancy may decrease the risk of a woman...

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  • Can weight loss surgery improve fertility?

      The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have released a Scientific Impact Paper (SIP) ...

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  • “In-womb” stem cell trial

      A trial into using stem cells to lessen the symptoms of an incurable brittle bone disease will be starting ...

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  • Proposed changes to funding for midwifery courses

      Proposals to change the way midwifery courses are funded, made by the Council of Deans of Health and Univer...

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