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  • Legionnaires’ disease and birthing pools
    17 January, 2018

    A new study suggests that there is an increased risk of future heart disease and hypertension in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).

  • 16 January, 2018

    The RCM has joined 11 other trade unions in an open letter calling on the health secretary Jeremy Hunt to provide the NHS with emergency funds.

  • Smoking. Credit: Shuterstock
    15 January, 2018

    The Smokefree Action Coalition has launched the NHS Smokefree Pledge. 

  • 12 January, 2018

    An advert in a magazine for furniture store Ikea contains similar technology to a pregnancy test, and invites customers to try it out.

  • 11 January, 2018

    Pampers has teamed up with online card shop Moonpig to continue the #ThankYouMidwife campaign and donations to the RCM benevolent fund.

  • 10 January, 2018

    A new study has found that women who take multivitamins and folic acid before and during pregnancy are significantly less likely to have a child who goes on to develop autism spectrum disorder.

  • 9 January, 2018

    Applications for the Iolanthe Midwifery Awards 2018 are now open.

  • 8 January, 2018

    It’s not too late to book your place at the RCM annual midwifery awards to celebrate all that is outstanding in the midwifery profession.

  • 5 January, 2018

    The British Fertility Society (BFS) has published new guidelines for clinicians on fertility preservation for cancer patients and transgender patients.

  • 4 January, 2018

    According to a new study by King’s College London, a quarter of pregnant women have mental health problems.

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