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  • New early birth guidelines

    NICE have this week release new guidelines for professionals on the management of early birth.  Preterm birth is ...

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  • Pregnant women urged to have flu vaccine

      The RCM and the RCOG have joined together to encourage more pregnant women to take up the free flu vaccine....

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  • MAMA Academy welcomes new prematurity research

    MAMA Academy is delighted with the news that Tommy's has received a significant grant to fund research into premat...

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  • MAMA responds to MBRRACE-UK enquiry

      MBRRACE-UK (Mothers and Babies: Reducing Risk through Audits and Confidential Enquiries across the UK) have...

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  • Maternal mortality rates halved

    Maternal mortality rates have almost halved in the last 25 years, according to a United Nations agencies report. T...

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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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