By Updated advice for pregnant healthcare workers and employers during the coronavirus outbreak on 21 March 2020
New advice for pregnant women who are working in the NHS and other work settings has been published
Women who are less than 28 weeks pregnant should practise social distancing but can continue working in a patient-facing role, provided the ...
By RCM on 05 July 2018
‘Children of mothers who follow a healthy lifestyle have a substantially lower risk of developing obesity than children of mothers who don’t make healthy lifestyle choices’ that’s according to a new study published in the British Medical ...
By RCM on 10 May 2018
Research commissioned by a UK child safety group into seatbelt use while pregnant has revealed that 45.9% of women, when asked whether they knew of the correct way to wear a seat belt while pregnant, said no.
By RCM on 07 December 2017
A link between morning sickness indicating a healthy pregnancy, and the reason smoking is so detrimental has been found, according to a review published in the Journal of Molecular Endocrinology.
By RCM on 13 October 2017
A pregnant mother sleeping on her back during late pregnancy may cause problems for the fetus, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology. This is the first study to monitor unborn babies overnight and at the same time ...
By RCM on 20 June 2017
Today the Kicks Count charity is warning of the potential dangers of Home Doppler machines for pregnant women. The machines are used to check for the developing baby’s heartbeat.
By RCM on 22 March 2017
Start4Life, Public Health England’s (PHE) programme that helps parents-to-be and parents to adopt healthy behaviours, has launched a new interactive Breastfeeding Friend (BFF) ChatBot.
By RCM on 25 November 2016
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today joined the UK Government, domestic abuse charity SafeLives and other key stakeholders to highlight violence against women and girls.