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HMOs and the infant microbiota

Breast milk will always be the ideal food for all babies: the benefits that it offers in encouraging health, growth and development cannot be replicated But for mothers who are unable to feed their...

Saving babies' lives stillbirth summit

Given the launch of the NHS Long Term Plan, which committed to expanding the Saving Babies' Lives Care Bundle (SBLCB), and the Government's target to halve the rates of stillbirth by 2025, this...

Perinatal Mental Health Summit

This year's Perinatal Mental Health Summit had two central themes: ‘improving perinatal mental healthcare’ and ‘implementing the 2018 national perinatal mental healthcare pathways’ As a result, the...

Safety, standards and experience in the midwifery profession

The Knit a Midwife campaign aimed to highlight the shortage of midwives in the UK

Maternal autonomy

In the UK today, childbirth is relatively safe Despite this, there are reports that fear of birth is on the rise One reason may be the growing emphasis on risks associated with pregnancy and birth...

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