on 31 May 2019
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today(Friday 31st May) revealed that almost 70% of Heads of Midwifery have reported that they are without a stop smoking specialist midwife in their maternity team.
The RCM have shared the findings ...
on 29 March 2019
Experts from 13 national bodies, including seven Royal Colleges, have joined forces to launch new practical guidance to support doctors and other health professionals around valproate use in women and girls in their reproductive years.
on 11 September 2018
The number of NHS midwives in England rose by just 67 in the last year, despite universities turning out over 2,000 newly-trained staff, according to the latest State of Maternity Services Report published today by the Royal College of Midwives ...
By RCM on 13 July 2018
Research published today (Friday 13th of July) by JAMA shows an increased prevalence of depression in today’s young mothers, compared with their mother’s generation giving birth to their daughters in the 1990s.
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 Media Office on 08 June 2018
Midwives and maternity support worker members of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have accepted the negotiated proposals for NHS Agenda for Change staff pay. A large majority (85.7%) of respondents voted to accept the negotiated set of ...
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.