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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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  • RCM response to proposed strike laws

    The new business secretary, Sajid Javid, has this week announced proposed new strike laws. A strike affecting heal...

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  • Breech Babies spotted with safety scan

    £3 million of project funding available

    The Health Foundation has launched a new funding project, “Scaling up Improvement”, which has £3 million of f...

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  • New anaemia leaflet available

    NHS Blood and Transplant have produced a new patient information leaflet entitled “What is anaemia?”.  As wom...

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  • Dr Ranj Explains Wellbeing Wallets

    75,000 women to receive MAMA Wellbeing Wallets

    Our mission to reduce baby loss and promote safer pregnancies with our Wellbeing Wallets has now received fundi...

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  • The UK not in the top 10 best countries to be a Mother

    Save the Children have published their 16th annual “State of the World’s Mothers” report and the UK has only...

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  • New technology hope for diabetic mothers

    Last week saw the world’s first ever naturally birth by a women who had used an artificial pancreas device syste...

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