By Gemma Murphy on 04 September 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has welcomed a new study on risk factors in pregnant women and maternal and perinatal outcomes of COVID-19. The study, published this week in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), will contribute to improved ...
By Julie Griffiths on 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 ...
By Hollie Ewers on 07 September 2018
Fish oil supplements in the later stages of pregnancy is associated with an increase in total lean and bone mass at six years of age, but with no increase in fat mass, according to a new study.
By Julie Griffiths on 11 July 2018
The RCM and its Alliance partner Slimming World are calling for clearer guidance on healthy weight management for expectant mothers, and more support, training and equipment for midwives.