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Read the latest news from the RCM and midwifery profession

  • 27 May, 2015

    The RCM has worked with Public Health England and the Department of Health to update the joint publication, Getting maternity services right for pregnant teenagers and young fathers.

    The guide was originally produced in 2008 by the Department for Children, Schools and...

  • 27 May, 2015

    The closing date for entries for the Mary Seacole awards 2015/16 is this Friday, 29 May. 

  • 26 May, 2015

    A new project by Motorcycle Outreach and Precious Cargo was launched last week in Songea, South Tanzania. 

  • Depressed girl. Credit: Shutterstock
    22 May, 2015

    A project to help improve the mental health of more than 20,000 mothers and their children will receive £500k from the Big Lottery Fund.

  • 22 May, 2015

    The Ealing Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has announced that the maternity unit at Ealing Hospital will close on 1 July.

  • 21 May, 2015

    Paracetamol use during pregnancy may reduce testosterone in unborn boys, research has found.

  • 20 May, 2015

    Babies prefer listening to other babies, rather than adults as they get ready to produce their own sounds, new research has shown.

  • US pioneer passes away
    19 May, 2015

    Natural childbirth pioneer who popularised the Lamaze method in the US, Elisabeth Bing, has died aged 100.

  • 18 May, 2015

    Drinking in the first weeks of pregnancy can cause permanent damage to an unborn baby, say researchers.

  • 15 May, 2015

    Senior midwives will be affected by a change in pension allowance, the mutual public sector pension scheme administrator MyCSP has said.

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