• 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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  • 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...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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