News

  • New information on elective caesareans

      The RCOG have produced new patient information for women who are considering an elective C-section i.e. a p...

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  • Birth rate falls but Mothers' ages rise

    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published the latest data on births in England and Wales.  They show...

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  • Increased monitoring needed to prevent stillbirths

      In the UK the absolute risk of stillbirth is low, affecting approximately 4 in 1000 babies, however half of...

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  • Extra support for professionals re: FGM

    The Department of Health (DH), NHS England and the NSPCC have joined forces to help support frontline health pract...

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  • New FGM guidelines released

      The RCOG have this week published new “Green-top guidelines” for professionals working with women who h...

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  • Unborn baby initiates birthing process

    A new report has concluded that unborn babies initiate the birthing process. Researchers at UT Southwestern Medic...

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  • New possible antidepressant risks reported

    The topic of antidepressant use in pregnancy is hotly debated amongst researchers, but the latest research on the ...

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  • Birth rates at an all time low

    Extra pregnancy monitoring following a stillbirth advised

      The BMJ has published a meta-analysis of research around the subject of stillbirth, in the hope that identi...

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  • Action needed on CMV

    A new report is calling for more action to be undertaken in a bid to reduce the number of cases of infection in p...

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  • Latest research issued on drinking in pregnancy

      A study published in the online journal ‘BMJ Open’ has investigated the rate of reported alcohol consum...

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  • New patient information on Pelvic Girdle Pain

      The RCOG has published a new patient information for those experiencing Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP), which is ...

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  • Less and less people breastfeeding at 6-8 weeks

      New NHS England figures show that breastfeeding rates at the six to eight week check have continued to drop...

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