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

    Prenatal antidepressants and childhood anxiety

    Research from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), the University of Oslo and the Hospital for Sick Ch...

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  • New report into severe pregnancy sickness

    The charities Pregnancy Support Sickness (PSS) and the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) have released a n...

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    New RCOG guidelines for venous thromboembolism

      The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have released new guidelines on the management of veno...

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  • Exciting discoveries in “body clock gene” research

    Researchers at Warwick Medical School and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust have been inves...

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  • Support for parents who have lost a baby

    May we express our deepest condolences to you on the sad death of your precious baby. We hope this information hel...

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  • Meningitis B vaccine for babies

    Neonatal services survey

      The charities “Picker Institute Europe” and “Bliss” have published the results of their neonatal su...

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  • Reduction in child heart surgery deaths

    A study in the journal “Open Heart”, which reviewed mortality rates for the 30 days post a heart operation, h...

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  • UK mortality rates for babies still unacceptable

    Delayed cord clamping

    RCM online has published a new blog on the topic of delayed cord clamping.  It outlines current guidelines and th...

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  • Natural childbirth advocate Sheila Kitzinger dies aged 86

    Sheila Kitzinger, author and anthropologist, has passed away at her family home after a short illness. Ms Kitzinge...

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  • Accurate blood pressure monitoring is crucial

    A review published in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG) has argued that accurate blood pressure monitorin...

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  • E Learning

    Inquiry into Royal Oldham Hospital baby death

    The Pennine Acute NHS Trust (PAT) has ordered an independent inquiry into the death of baby Thomas Beaty following...

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  • Research

    New Downs Syndrome test

    Great Ormond Street Hospital are trialling a new screening blood test for Downs Syndrome.  The test has been deve...

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