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Pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work

Maternity and pregnancy discrimination is unfortunately still very common, what advice can midwives give to women who are experiencing discrimination or unfair treatment? Here...

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The 32nd ICM Triennial Congress 2020 takes place in Bali, Indonesia from the 21st to the 25th June 2020. We will be attending the congress...

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Hypermobile Ehlers Danlos Syndrome during pregnancy, birth and beyond

After the actor and activist Jameela Jamil mentioned her Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome in an Instagram comment in February and was later presented with an award...
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Midwifery a global update, what this means for normal labour and birth

At the World Health Assembly this year, 194 member states agreed unanimously to put nursing and midwifery at the centre of achieving Universal Health...

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Working together to improve outcomes for parents and their babies

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In this article, Victoria Joel (NSPCC Implementation Manager) and Emma Glendinning (Baby Steps Operational lead for Wiltshire, Salisbury Foundation Trust) share their learning from delivering Baby Steps, a perinatal education programme for vulnerable parents-to-be. They will discuss how through joint strategic working health and family...

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