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  • Gestational diabetes linked with type II diabetes

    Research carried out by the US National Institutes of Health and published in the journal Diabetologia has investi...

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

    Support to stop smoking in pregnancy

    New research has highlighted some of the effects that smoking in pregnancy has on the unborn baby, and experts at ...

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  • Mums to be urged to follow healthy diet

    Mums to be urged to follow healthy diet

    New research has found links between heart disease and stroke and type two diabetes if mum was overweight during p...

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  • NICE guidelines for diabetes updated

    The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) have released updated guidelines on diabetes in p...

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  • MAMA blogs for Healthy Newborn Network

    MAMA Academy are proud to announce a partnership with Healthy Newborn Network (HNN) in a bid to help address gaps ...

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  • High levels of Scarlet Fever reported

    Latest Public Health England report shows a second year of high number of Scarlet Fever notifications across Engla...

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  • UK mortality rates for babies still unacceptable

    Telephone support for postnatal depression

    A new study has found that routine telephone support could help to reduce symptoms of postnatal depression. It is ...

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  • Midwife News

    MIDIRS launches #ItsAllAbout video campaign

    This year’s International Day of the Midwife is being marked with a video campaign by MIDIRS in a bid to highlig...

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  • MAMA Academy is proud to support 1001 Critical Days

    MAMA Academy is proud to be supporting 1001 Critical Days, the cross party manifesto highlighting the importance o...

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  • Breech Babies spotted with safety scan

    RCOG recommend no scans before 10 weeks

    The RCOG have released a Scientific Impact Paper regarding the use of scans before 10 weeks (the embryonic period)...

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  • Healthcare journals identify threats to maternity and child health services

    A joint paper published by British Journal of Midwifery, the Journal of Health Visiting and the British Journal of...

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  • Investment in perinatal mental health promised

    In this week’s budget George Osborne has announced that over the next 5 years an additional £75m will be alloca...

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