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  • Legionnaires’ disease and birthing pools
    31 July, 2015

    A quality standard to help improve maternal and child nutrition has been published by NICE.

  • 31 July, 2015

    A computer model can give couples an idea of when to start trying to conceive, based on their desired family size and whether they would consider IVF.

  • A woman having a home birth
    31 July, 2015

    New study claims giving birth in hospital leads to substantial reductions in newborn mortality compared to home births.

  • 30 July, 2015

    Eating for two during pregnancy is not needed because the body could adapt to absorb more energy from the same amount of food, according to a new study.

  • 30 July, 2015

    The RCM and Women’s Aid have revealed their new fundraising partnership for the next 18 months.

  • 30 July, 2015

    The early-bird discount for tickets to the RCM Annual Conference 2015 ends tomorrow 31 July.

  • 29 July, 2015

    CS birth ‘safest’ for breech delivery, but the absolute risks of vaginal delivery remain small, a study in BJOG shows.

  • Sad silhouette of a woman
    28 July, 2015

    One in 10 healthcare workers have witnessed colleagues state that someone can be ‘cured’ of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, according to research from charity Stonewall.

  • 27 July, 2015

    A new initiative will see selected NHS trusts receive mentoring from internationally acclaimed healthcare experts to improve care.

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    24 July, 2015

    Today, the Equality and Human Rights Commission and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills have released their report ‘Pregnancy and Maternity-Related Discrimination and Disadvantage’.

    The report details the findings of their survey of mothers and employers...

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