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Learn about personalised care in maternity services with a new free 30-minute module

A personalised care e-learning module for maternity healthcare professionals has been launched. This resource equips learners with the expertise to place women at the centre of their care so they


Analysis of child deaths in England shows importance of care for premature and young babies

Findings show infant mortality rate (children under one year old) was 3.4 deaths per 1,000 live births Actions to reduce the number of babies born before 37 weeks’ gestation and


First months decisive for immune system development

Many diseases caused by a dysregulated immune system, such as allergies, asthma and autoimmunity, can be traced back to events in the first few months after birth. To date, the


Healthy diet before, during pregnancy linked to lower complications

A healthy diet around the time of conception through the second trimester may reduce the risk of several common pregnancy complications, suggests a study by researchers at the National Institutes


COVID’s impact on pregnancy, birth trends

A different type of surge may be on the way more than a year into the pandemic – a baby surge. The COVID-19 shutdown initially seemed to hit pause on


App helps pregnant women to a healthy lifestyle

Researchers at Linköping University in Sweden have developed an app to help women achieve a healthy weight gain and lifestyle during a pregnancy. The results from an evaluation of the


CMS supplies BiliCocoon phototherapy systems to neonatal networks

Promotional feature Central Medical Supplies Ltd (CMS), the sole UK distributor for NeoMedLight’s innovative BiliCocoon® phototherapy system for newborn babies with jaundice, has supplied seventy of the systems to the


Can data analytics help improve the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes in pregnancy?

Dr Lucy Mackillop is a consultant obstetric physician at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health, University of Oxford; and


HCA Healthcare UK becomes first hospital group to train a robotic surgeon in the independent sector

Following six months of specialist training, Mr Denis Tsepov has led 27 successful complex robotic operations for severe endometriosis and brought together a multidisciplinary robotic surgery team at the London-based


11-13 November 2021, The 8th International Congress of Gynaecology and Obstetrics; Dubai

Welcome message from Dr Xiaodan Mei, Executive Chair of ICGO-2021   Dear Friends and Colleagues, On behalf of the organising committee, we cordially invite you to present and contribute your