News

  • Meningitis B vaccine for babies

    Breastfeeding research finds link with intelligence

    Brazilian research, which was this week published in the Lancet, appears to demonstrate a link between duration of...

    Read More >
  • Birth rates at an all time low

    Birth rates at an all time low

    For the first time in seven years, the birth rate in the UK has dropped, particularly among young mothers. With a ...

    Read More >
  • 2013 Child & Infant Mortality Statistics Released

    New child and infant mortality statistics have just been published which shows that stillbirth in the UK is contin...

    Read More >
  • MAMA Academy joins The Healthy Newborn Network

    In many communities around the world, children are not named until they survive thier first month of life – the ...

    Read More >
  • Made To Measure

    NHS Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle

    A major programme of work is being carried out by NHS England, with the involvement of the Strategic Clinical Netw...

    Read More >
  • Mother & Baby

    New NICE guidelines for Staffing Levels

    NICE have released new guidelines on safe staffing levels for midwives.  They recommend that women in established...

    Read More >
  • Pregnancy And Work

    Government publishes report into failings at Morecombe Bay NHS Trust

    The government have published their report into failings at Morecombe Bay NHS Trust maternity services between 200...

    Read More >
  • NPEU Release Maternity Satisfaction Report

    An annual report into maternal satisfaction with maternity care has been released by the National Perinatal Epidem...

    Read More >
  • RCOG publish paper on Cord Clamping

    A new Scientific Impact Paper published by RCOG supports delayed cord clamping (immediate cord clamping is defined...

    Read More >
  • Meningitis B vaccine for babies

    RCOG Audit for Group B Strep

    The RCOG in partnership with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and supported by the Royal College...

    Read More >
  • Each Baby Counts

    Each Baby Counts is the RCOG’s national quality improvement programme to reduce the number of babies who die or ...

    Read More >
  • Baby With Chicken Pox

    RCOG release new guidelines on Chickenpox in pregnancy

    These new guidelines cover the prevention of chickenpox in pregnancy, management of those women who do develop it,...

    Read More >