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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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  • "Tommy's" responds to DJ breastfeeding controversy

    The BBC have suspended radio DJ Alex Dyke following comments he made on his radio solent show last week.  During ...

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  • Smoking ban saves lives

    Edinburgh University have published new research that indicates that the smoking ban may have saved an estimated 1...

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  • Raise money for MAMA at Sainsbury’s!

    Great news, MAMA academy have become part of the Sainsbury’s Everyday Shopping card campaign.  Which means that...

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  • RSV vaccine in development

    Researchers from the Oxford Vaccine Group have conducted trials on a new RSV vaccine, developed by biotechnology f...

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  • UK mortality rates for babies still unacceptablePregnancy could cost you your job

    Hospital births may reduce risk

    The findings of a study published in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics indicate that giving birth in a ...

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  • Eastenders Stillbirth Storyline

    In the coming weeks Eastenders will be showing a storyline where the characters’ Shabnam Masood and Kush Kazemi...

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  • Family call for warnings about labour transfers

    The parents of twin girls, born in Northern Ireland earlier this year are calling for all parents of twins to be w...

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