08 June 2018
Midwives and maternity support worker members of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have accepted the negotiated proposals for NHS Agenda for Change staff pay. A large majority (85.7%) of respondents voted to accept the negotiated set of ...
29 March 2019
Experts from 13 national bodies, including seven Royal Colleges, have joined forces to launch new practical guidance to support doctors and other health professionals around valproate use in women and girls in their reproductive years.
28 February 2018
Women diagnosed with preeclampsia during pregnancy were significantly more likely to develop high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol within five years compared with women who did not have preeclampsia, a US study has found.
31 May 2019
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today(Friday 31st May) revealed that almost 70% of Heads of Midwifery have reported that they are without a stop smoking specialist midwife in their maternity team.
The RCM have shared the findings ...
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 ...
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.