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Women still face barriers to breastfeed at work

Despite the protections in place to support breastfeeding for employees, the burden still falls on working mothers to advocate for the resources they need, according to a new study from

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Women’s digital health market forecast to hit £227m in 2024

The global market for women’s digital health technology will hit $297 million (£227m) in 2024 as device and service providers look to cash in on “one of the largest addressable

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Sperm donation to strangers after death should be allowed in the UK, say ethicists

Ethicists say it is technically feasible and ‘morally permissible’ to plug gap in supply and growing demand Men in the UK should be allowed to voluntarily donate their sperm after

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Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy may trigger long-term post-traumatic stress

One in six women experience long-term post-traumatic stress following miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy. This is the finding of the largest ever study into the psychological impact of early-stage pregnancy loss, from

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Having less sex linked to earlier menopause

Women who engage in sexual activity weekly or monthly have a lower risk of entering menopause early relative to those who report having some form of sex less than monthly,

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‘My Future, My Midwife’: NMC launches its new Future Midwifery Standards in Belfast

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is launching its new Future Midwifery Standards, which will set out what the next generation of midwives will know and learn, in Belfast in

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Recurrent miscarriage: diabetes drug could lead to new treatment

A drug designed to tackle diabetes could also be repurposed as the first treatment to prevent miscarriage by targeting the lining of the womb itself, according to a clinical trial

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Fewer fats in the new year may be the perfect formula for men’s fertility

A diet low in fat and high in egg whites could be the key to boosting men’s fertility according to a new pilot study. The research, by Dr Karma Pearce from the

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Kingston University midwifery expert helps transform quality of care in Bangladesh

A leading midwifery expert from Kingston University and St George’s, University of London has been called upon to support a Royal College of Midwives Twinning Project with the Bangladesh Midwifery

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Midwifery student Kia nominated for national healthcare award

A Midwifery student’s top-level care for babies and families has been recognised with a nomination for a national healthcare award. Kia Beeby-Parnham – who comes from Nottingham – has joined