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More Than Morning Sickness: Understanding Hyperemesis Gravidarum

When we think of pregnancy we imagine rounded bellies nurturing the baby within, expectant mothers adorned in flowing dresses with cascading hair and glowing...
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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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Coping with a crying baby – Warrington & Halton Hospitals launches programme aimed at...

“Babies Cry, You Can Cope – never, ever shake or hurt a baby” is the message from ‘ICON’ – a national programme of interventions and...

“Behaviour is an invisible cloak that you think nobody can see… Embroider your cloak...

England’s first Chief Midwifery Officer was appointed earlier this year. The appointment marked a shift in maternity and midwifery care in the NHS both...

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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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