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NMC puts patients and families at the heart of its work

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has today set out how it plans to implement and build on the recommendations of the Professional Standards Authority’s (PSA) Lessons Learned Review. The

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Worrisome vitamin D deficiencies in pregnant women

One in three pregnant women in Norway has a vitamin D deficiency at the end of her pregnancy, a major study published earlier this year in PLOS One has shown. In Norway’s

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New standards launched to boost midwifery unit presence in Europe

Researchers at City, University of London have launched new midwifery standards in partnership with the Midwifery Unit Network (MUNet) to support the growth of midwifery units and enable them to

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Only 7 percent of social egg freezers have returned for fertility treatment at Europe’s largest fertility centre

Despite a dramatic uptake in the numbers of women electing to freeze their eggs as insurance against an anticipated age-related fertility decline, there is still little that clinics can predict

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More than 8 million babies born from IVF since the world’s first in 1978

Forty years after the birth of Louise Brown, the world’s first test-tube baby, an international committee monitoring progress in assisted reproduction reported in July that the global total of babies

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Pelvic floor problems and incontinence: autoprosthesis significantly improves quality-of-life

Due to their anatomical difference and also the particular stresses associated with pregnancy and childbirth, incontinence and pelvic floor problems are particularly prevalent in women. Apart from incontinence, women can

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New study reveals time and day women are most likely to give birth

A new study has found that the time and day that women give birth can vary significantly depending on how labour starts and the mode of giving birth. Conducting the

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Sands responds to the latest report from MBRRACE-UK

Dr Clea Harmer, Chief Executive of Sands, responds to the latest report from MBRRACE-UK that shows that rate of baby deaths in the UK is not shifting: “It’s welcome news that the

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Older women must have access to the most effective breast cancer treatments, surgeon warns

Older women with breast cancer must be offered treatments that will give them the best possible outcome, a leading surgeon has said, as new data suggests women over 70 are

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Complex sugars in breast milk may prevent future food allergies

The unique composition of a mother’s breast milk may help to reduce food sensitisation in her infant, report researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine with