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  • 20 June, 2018

    Breastfeeding may help reduce a mother’s risk of type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes, according to new research.

  • 19 June, 2018

    A new study has found that the time and day that women give birth can vary significantly, depending on how labour starts and the mode of giving birth.

  • 18 June, 2018

    The Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a 3.4% average annual rise in NHS funding to 2023.

  • Heartburn drugs and baby asthma link
    15 June, 2018

    The stillbirth rate associated with twin pregnancy in the UK has reduced by around 44% over the period 2014 to 2016. 

  • 14 June, 2018

    New research indicates women who smoke and are obese during pregnancy are more likely to have daughters who develop polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) later in life.

  • 14 June, 2018

    The RCM has today (14 June) announced its support of the People’s Vote campaign on Brexit.

  • 13 June, 2018

    The RCM education conference held yesterday (12 June) looked at enabling leadership, partnership and safety, and provided the message that leadership is for all.

  • 12 June, 2018

    The RCM and Staff Side unions have been involved in negotiations with employers since December 2017 to come up with a Framework agreement combining both pay and structural reform of Agenda for Change, to benefit all NHS staff and to put to our members for consultation. This...

  • A baby breastfeeding
    12 June, 2018

    The RCM has confirmed that ‘the decision of whether or not to breastfeed is a woman’s choice and must be respected’, in a new position statement on infant feeding.

  • 11 June, 2018

    An assessment to help maternity services measure their digital maturity has been launched.

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