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  • Positive effects of exercise in pregnancy

    Research published this week in the BJOG has show some very encouraging results regarding exercise during pregnanc...

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  • New Mums feel breastfeeding pressure

    A poll of more than 2000 new mothers commissioned by Netmums’ new YouTube channel “Channel Mum” has revealed...

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  • Guidance on working with young parents

    The publication “Getting maternity services right for pregnant teenagers and young fathers” produced by the RC...

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  • UK mortality rates for babies still unacceptable

    Mums and Families in Mind

    The “Mums and Families in Mind” project developed by The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) and the Maternal Menta...

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  • Mum gives birth to 12lb 4oz baby

    Mum gives birth to 12lb 4oz baby

    A bouncing 12lb 4oz baby boy has been born in Warrington Hospital to proud parents, Keely and Michael. The couple ...

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  • Drinking alcohol in early pregnancy

    Researchers from the University of Helsinki have been undertaking studies to try to learn more about the process b...

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  • Paracetamol use in pregnancy

    Research conducted by scientists at the University of Edinburgh and published in the journal Science Translational...

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  • UK mortality rates for babies still unacceptable

    #PNDhour supports mums with postnatal depression

    Rosey Wren lives in the Outer Hebrides and is a mum of three – Kimberley (7), Connor (5), and Harvey (2). She ex...

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  • Who does your baby listen to?

    Research published in “Developmental Science” has indicated that pre-babbling infants (4-6 month olds) appear ...

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  • UK mortality rates for babies still unacceptable

    Protecting newborns from Whooping cough

    The Global Pertussis Initiative (GPI) has recommended that the most effective way of protecting infants from Pertu...

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  • How effective is self-hypnosis during labour? 

    A three-year randomised controlled trial involving 680 first-time mothers from three hospitals in the North West h...

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  • Parents often feel guilty after a miscarriage

    American research published in Obstetrics and Gynaecology this week indicates that many parents experience guilt f...

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