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    18 January, 2017

    The consultation on antenatal screening for Group B Strep is set to end next week.

  • Low midwife numbers are impacting women's care, research indicates
    17 January, 2017

    Low staffing levels mean that half of women (50%) experience at least one 'red-flag event' during childbirth, according to a new report from the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) and NCT published today.

  • Blood pressure prior to pregnancy could affect baby's gender
    16 January, 2017

    A woman’s blood pressure before she gets pregnant could affect whether she has a boy or a girl, research has found. 

  • Cathy Warwick
    13 January, 2017

    Cathy Warwick has today (13 January) announced that she will retire as RCM chief executive (CEO) this year. 

  • Mother-baby bonding: position matters, say scientists
    12 January, 2017

    Mothers tend to cradle newborn babies on the left for a specific reason, new research has shown.

  • OASI care bundle project
    11 January, 2017

    The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) are excited to announce the launch of the OASI Care Bundle Quality Improvement Project this month. It is the hope of both of the royal colleges that this programme will reduce rates of...

  • NMC
    11 January, 2017

    The Department of Health (DH) has given its approval for the NMC to move forward with changes to its regulatory legislation.

  • Heartburn drugs and childhood asthma link
    10 January, 2017

    Prescription heartburn medication taken during pregnancy is linked to asthma in children, new research has suggested.

  • New healthy living awareness week kicks off
    9 January, 2017

    A new awareness week to promote sustainable, healthy living starts today (9 January).

  • 6 January, 2017

    Public health weight loss guidance should be revised to encourage more ambitious targets, a study has said.

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