By Julia Sanders on 23 November 2018
How much do we know about the safety of waterbirth and the factors that affect rates of waterbirth use? Julia Sanders and the POOL study seek to find out, with your help.
on 23 November 2018
How are local maternity systems and services making sure that they know what women and their families want and need? Midwives looks at the crucial role Maternity Voices Partnerships are playing in shaping maternity transformation.
By Stuart Bonar, RCM Public Affairs Advisor on 03 October 2018
The RCM is and always has been neutral in party politics. We don’t take sides. We work across the political spectrum, and we are always looking to influence the Government and Opposition.
By Jane Scattergood Midwifery Adviser at Public Health England on 02 October 2018
Public Health England (PHE)’s annual Stoptober campaign is under way, providing a great opportunity for midwives to have important conversations with mothers-to-be about smoking, the risks and how they can increase their chances of quitting ...
By Stuart Bonar, RCM Public Affairs Advisor on 25 September 2018
The RCM is going to be working with the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the NCT at next week’s Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.
By Helen Rogers - RCM Director for Wales on 03 September 2018
When Dispatches documentary Breastfeeding uncovered, presented by journalist Kate Quilton, aired on Channel 4 it generated a hail of press coverage and debate. We caught up with the new mum to talk about the programme, what moved her to ...
By Louise Webster on 03 September 2018
Birthing options in Australia are more numerous in densely populated coastal regions but less available in rural and remote areas, often necessitating some women to move to city regions as their birth due date draws near.