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People with learning disabilities accessing maternity services

Public Health England has estimated that 1 087 100 people in England, including 930 400 adults, have a degree of learning difficulty (Public Health England Learning Disabilities Observatory, 2015)...

The loaded die: Parenting with learning disabilities and the role of the midwife in Scotland

A learning disability has been described as a significant, lifelong condition that starts before adulthood and affects a person's development, meaning they need help to understand information, learn...

Antenatal support for people with learning disabilities

In 2013, it was estimated that 1 068 000 people in England had a degree of a learning disability (Public Heath England, 2013), yet there are no accurate records of the numbers of parents with a...

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