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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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  • Time lapse: the incredible journey of an embryo

    A time lapse video has been made of the incredible journey of an embryo- from conception to birth, to toddler. The...

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  • Should pregnant women get a whooping cough vaccine?

    New data published today (03/09/15) shows that reported whooping cough cases are still at raised levels in England...

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  • MAMA Wellbeing Wallet pilot gets underway

    We are on a mission to reduce baby loss and promote safer pregnancies with a simple antenatal initiative, for whic...

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  • Viral C-section photo

    Professional photographer  Helen Allen reports that she was surprised and delighted when an image she took of a n...

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  • Can new midwifery regulation change practice?

      As it stands in midwifery regulation senior midwives have to balance two, sometimes conflicting, roles when...

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  • Iodine supplements for pregnant women

      A study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology indicates that iodine supplementation for all ...

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