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Charity Spotlight

Support after the death of a baby

Each year around 4000 families in the UK are devastated by the stillbirth or neonatal death of their baby

Physiology-informed maternity care

Since 1960, the Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services (AIMS) has campaigned to improve the UK's maternity services

Supporting midwives in tough times

‘I cried a lot…It wasn't what I had planned for my life obviously, and COVID-19 had been exciting enough up until that point! Now I had cancer to deal with at the age of 43 [years].’ .

Trying to conceive

Fertility problems in the UK are common, with up to 15% of couples experiencing subfertility (Manders et al, 2015). Those who have problems trying to conceive can experience stress and anxiety, which...

Raising awareness of cytomegalovirus

In 2016, CMV Action gathered information from antenatal healthcare professionals about their knowledge of cytomegalovirus and its risk factors, and attitudes towards prevention (Wood, 2017). They...

New mothers' mental health needs

MumsAid is a multi-award winning charity founded on the belief that early identification of perinatal mental health difficulties is critical and that support should be non-pathologising and easily...

Why research is so important

Jenny Chambers discusses the developments in research about intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy in recent years, that has taken place with the help of the charity ICP Support

Frontline training in mortality reports

The COVID-19 pandemic had a huge impact on maternity services in the financial year 2020/21, and despite exceptional efforts by practice development teams, training nationally has suffered. Maternity...

Supporting parents who end a pregnancy after a prenatal diagnosis

‘I really thought after bonding with my baby and thinking the week before we found out the results that I would never dream of ending the pregnancy whatever the outcome. I researched the condition,...

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