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Laughing gas helpful for labour pain, but epidural still top choice

Women report being very satisfied with nitrous oxide to manage labour pain, experiencing no adverse side effects to the baby, although more than half of the women ultimately opted for an epidural

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Rollercoaster weight changes can repeat with second pregnancy, especially among normal-weight women

Everyone knows that gaining excess weight during one pregnancy is bad, but clinicians rarely consider weight gains and losses from one pregnancy to the next – especially in normal-weight women.

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Abdominal stitch is more effective than vaginal stitch for women with recurrent preterm births and will save babies’ lives

The results of a clinical trial have shown that an abdominal cerclage, or stitch, is proven to save babies’ lives and also reduce preterm birth in a group of high-risk

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Micro-vascular ultrasound imaging for obs & gynae introduced at Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Promotional feature Eight new diagnostic ultrasound systems have been installed across The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust to update obstetrics and gynaecology imaging services for the patient communities of the

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New baby and infant loss consultancy provides ‘essential’ training

Every year more than 6,500 babies and young children die in the UK. While it is widely recognised that bereaved parents should receive high-quality support and care from professionals, it is

EVENTS NOVEMBER 2020

4-5 November 2020, The 2nd Congress on Women’s Health Innovations and Inventions Addressing Unmet Needs; Tel Aviv

POSTPONED: New date is 3-4 November 2021, Tel Aviv Welcome note from the congress co-chairs: Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are pleased to invite you to join us at the 2nd World

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Mothers’ behaviour influences bonding hormone oxytocin in babies

Oxytocin is an extremely important hormone, involved in social interaction and bonding in mammals, including humans. It helps us relate to others. It strengthens trust, closeness in relationships, and can

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14 November 2020, Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears & Episiotomy: One Day Hands-on Workshop; Croydon

Obstetric anal sphincter disruption is a major cause of anal incontinence. There is compelling evidence that clinicians are inadequately trained to recognise and repair the anal injuries. This course is

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12 September 2020, Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears & Episiotomy: One Day Hands-on Workshop; Croydon

Obstetric anal sphincter disruption is a major cause of anal incontinence. There is compelling evidence that clinicians are inadequately trained to recognise and repair the anal injuries. This course is

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13 June 2020, Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears & Episiotomy: One Day Hands-on Workshop; Croydon

Obstetric anal sphincter disruption is a major cause of anal incontinence. There is compelling evidence that clinicians are inadequately trained to recognise and repair the anal injuries. This course is