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New report spotlights how housing problems jeopardise women’s rights to safe maternity care

A report published today by the charities Birth Companions and Birthrights highlights the need for a more proactive, integrated approach to addressing the maternity...
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Benefits and challenges of using water for labour or birth

Whether or not certain elements of the media are to be believed, it has recently been speculated that a certain Duchess is looking into...

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LIVE STREAM: Northern Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2019

The Northern Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2019 takes place on Tuesday 25th June at Old Trafford Football Stadium, Manchester. We are expecting around 600 midwives...

Mental Health and Stress in Maternity

The UK Health and Social Care Secretary announced new plans for better mental health and wellbeing care for NHS midwives, based on the HEE...

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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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