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Cut adrift: Pandemic leaves 16,000 pregnant women and new mothers without mental health support

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Up to 1 in 5 women will experience mental health problems in pregnancy or after birth and two thirds of women will hide or underplay their illness. These figures can only be expected to have been exacerbated by the impact of Covid-19 and yet new research by the Royal College......
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PREGANCY & ALCOHOL: Lost in translation?

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The WHO have issued a new document that comments on pregnancy and alcohol. We would all expect it to be a well thought out policy document based on established advice and good science. Yet it has provoked widespread heated and furious comment around the world. Most governments have long- standing......