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  • 21 November, 2017

    A new report looking into the neonatal care provided for twins suggests improvements are urgently needed.

  • 21 November, 2017

    A photography exhibition showing the lives of premature babies and their parents on a neonatal unit has been developed to commemorate World Prematurity Day.

  • 20 November, 2017

    The shortlist for the RCM annual midwifery awards 2018 has been announced.

  • 20 November, 2017

    The risk of stillbirth is doubled if women go to sleep on their backs in the third trimester, new research has confirmed.

  • 17 November, 2017

    Here at the RCM we have been lobbying the government to clarify what the position of European midwives will be after the UK has left the European Union.

  • 17 November, 2017

    Women have always been able to hire independent midwives and give birth in private hospitals. But now they are increasingly hiring non-NHS midwives to give birth on NHS premises. 

  • 17 November, 2017

    Taking place today (17 November), World Prematurity Day aims to raise awareness of premature birth and the impact it has on families across the world.

  • 16 November, 2017

    Unicef UK’s Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) is calling on MPs to pledge their support for breastfeeding in their communities.

  • Pregnant woman in labour. Credit: iStock
    15 November, 2017

    The proportion of pregnant women having a spontaneous labour in England has dropped to just over half (55.1%) in the past year, figures from NHS Digital show.

  • 14 November, 2017

    The charity Wellbeing of Women is calling for midwifery researchers to apply for its 2018 research project grants.

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