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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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  • Warning over gestational diabetes

    The charity Diabetes UK is urging women to keep to a healthy weight while trying to conceive and not gain too much...

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  • How can midwives help asylum seekers?

      RCM chief executive Cathy Warwick spoke last week at a conference run by Maternity Action called ‘Pregnan...

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  • Inspection into newborn care

      The Care Quality Commision (CQC) has announced that there is to be a review of the care available to newbor...

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  • Meningitis B vaccine for babies

    More babies protected by new vaccination programme

      From the 1st of September 2015 the NHS now offers the MenB vaccination as part of its Childhood Immunisatio...

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  • Research backs screening for common infection

      An Australian study published in the BJOG has indicated that Chlamydia screening for all pregnant women age...

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