29 May 2019
Researchers have concluded that no amount of alcohol is safe to consume during pregnancy at any stage.
The research team which included experts from the University of Aberdeen have studied how expectant mothers’ consumption of alcohol ...
25 March 2022
The RCM secured an important victory last week around the recording of alcohol consumption, which could have put the important relationship between pregnant women and their midwife in jeopardy. RCM Policy & Practice Advisor Lia Brigante ...
17 June 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) says we must learn lessons from a Public Health England report on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities published yesterday.
16 September 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today responded to NICE quality standard proposals to include mandatory screening for alcohol at every antenatal appointment.
Such measures have already been repeatedly rejected by the UK Screening ...
18 November 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today welcomed a new study undertaken by the charity Tommy’s which aimed to understand more about reducing the risk of stillbirth in the UK by reducing caffeine in pregnancy.
23 November 2020
A leading Royal College has called for greater support to be given to vulnerable women during pregnancy. The Royal College of Midwives has warned that, without appropriate support, women with severe and multiple disadvantage are at greater ...