on 22 April 2021
Life threatening problems could get missed says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) responding to a NCT survey on GP postnatal checks. This shows that a quarter of new mothers are not being asked about their emotional health and wellbeing at ...
on 19 January 2021
More investment and training are needed to enable midwives and maternity support workers (MSW) to offer better mental health support for women throughout pregnancy and postnatally, says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) publishing updated ...
By Midwives welcome inclusion of Perinatal Mental Health in Northern Ireland Health Action Plan on 20 May 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have after years of campaigning welcomed the inclusion of perinatal mental health in Northern Ireland’s Mental Health Action Plan.
Commenting, Karen Murray RCM’s Director for Northern Ireland said:
By Midwives respond to CQC annual maternity services survey on 28 January 2020
The majority of women who gave birth in February last year had confidence and trust in staff and felt they were always listened to by midwives and received appropriate advice at the start of labour, that’s according to a national maternity survey ...
on 07 November 2018
Today the University of Kent has released the results of research into postnatal depression (PND). The research found the odds of developing PND increased by 79% when mothers had baby boys compared to baby girls.