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  • 16 March, 2018

    Women taking antidepressants during pregnancy were more likely to have babies who required neonatal unit admission, a study has found.

  • 15 March, 2018

    There has been an increase in infant deaths in England and Wales, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

  • 15 March, 2018

    Excessive workloads and lack of resources are leading to fears of burn-out among maternity staff, an RCM survey reveals.

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    14 March, 2018

    A new report shows that just one in six clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are meeting the national ambition that fewer than 6% of women should be smoking at the time they give birth.

  • 13 March, 2018

    A survey of more than 4000 pregnant women shows that 61% would reduce their caffeine consumption habits after being made aware of how much caffeine there is in daily items.

  • 12 March, 2018

    This week (12 to 18 March) is the Lullaby Trust’s annual awareness campaign on safer sleep.

  • 9 March, 2018

    With reports in the media today (9 March) about a possible pay deal for NHS staff, the RCM explains the situation. 

  • 9 March, 2018

    A breastfeeding friend has been launched on Amazon’s Alexa voice search service, as part of a campaign by Public Health England (PHE) to support new mums 24/7.

  • 8 March, 2018

    Celebrations and protests are taking place around the globe today to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) 2018.  

  • 7 March, 2018

    The RCM Annual Midwifery Awards 2018 took place yesterday (6 March) highlighting outstanding achievements in midwifery across the UK.

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