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  • 19 December, 2018

    A programme to reduce the number of stillbirths, neonatal admissions and deaths resulting from multiple pregnancies, is being praised by midwives, obstetricians and sonographers at maternity units across England.

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    18 December, 2018

    The Council of Deans of Health has named second-year student midwife Mhairi McLellan at Robert Gordon University (RGU) as Britain’s leading student midwife.

  • 17 December, 2018

    Short-term exposures to air pollution can raise miscarriage risks by 16%, study finds. 

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    14 December, 2018

    This Christmas all NHS staff in England will be able to access free Uber rides to get to and from work over the festive period.

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    13 December, 2018

    University of Alberta research has found that children who were larger than average at birth and born to mothers who have developed gestational diabetes have a 43% rate of being overweight or obese – 2.8 times the likelihood of being obese among average-sized babies born to mothers...

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    12 December, 2018

    The increased risk for breast cancer after childbirth may last more than 20 years, researchers reveal. 

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    11 December, 2018

    An audit of bereavement care provision in neonatal units across the UK reveals a wide variation in policies, procedures and resources.

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    10 December, 2018

    The majority of maternity providers in England are making a good start at using digital technology, the Maternity digital maturity assessment report by NHS Digital reveals.

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    7 December, 2018

    An investigation suggests that cows’ milk protein allergy (CMPA) may be helping the formula industry to form relationships with healthcare professionals in the UK and around the world.

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    6 December, 2018

    To show midwives how valued they are, Pampers has launched its Christmas TV advert thanking midwives and MSWs across the country for the work they do all year round.

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