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Aysha Mendes

Freelance Journalist.

Are macrolides a risk in pregnancy?

‘Researchers stated at the time that macrolides should be used with caution throughout pregnancy’ .

The new Code and what it means for midwives

The current Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) (2008)Code was published close to 7 years ago This not only predated the reforms following the ‘liberation of the NHS' (Department of Health, 2010),...

NICE and safe staffing: The fight for more midwife-led care

Midwifery is about providing high-quality compassionate care and comfort at one of the most important times in a woman's life However, factors outside an individual midwife's control can have a major...

Research roundup: September 2014

UK Managing breastfeeding expectations and outcomes among expectant mothers Women who intend to breastfeed their babies but are subsequently unable to do so have higher rates of postpartum...

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