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  • New hope for many: womb transplant trial approved

      Ethical permission has been granted for the UK to begin a series of 10 womb transplants, starting next year...

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  • WHO guidelines on bacterial infections in newborns

      The World Health Organisation (WHO) have updated their guidelines on managing bacterial infections in newbo...

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  • Experts calls for stillbirth to be a global health priority

      In an article published in the BMJ this week a number of health experts have called for stillbirth to be co...

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  • Research: do extra scans detect small babies?

    New research published in the medical journal The Lancet has been conducted into screening for fetal growth restri...

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  • More support for all involved in bereavement care

    More support is needed for all involved in bereavement care - this was the findings from this year's joint annual ...

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  • Child mortality rates have halved

    A new report by the World Health Organisation and Unicef has found that the child mortality rates have halved sinc...

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  • The game that has been designed to save lives

    Researchers at the University of Manchester have designed a board game aimed at helping African midwives prevent w...

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  • Are antidepressants safe for use in pregnancy?

      The BJOG have published three studies into the long term effects of women taking antidepressants during pre...

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  • New mothers return to smoking

      New research has found that the stresses of new motherhood often lead women who've quit smoking during preg...

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  • More than just post-natal depression

      New research, published in Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology, has been conducted into wo...

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  • Extra support after fertility treatment?

      Research conducted by the University of Bristol and published in the British Journal of General Practice ha...

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  • Stillbirth: costs beyond the lives

      The journal “BMC Pregnancy and childbirth” has published an article exploring the economic costs of sti...

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