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Home phototherapy for neonatal jaundice

Promotional feature Central Medical Supplies Ltd (CMS) is the sole UK distributor for NeoMedLight’s innovative BiliCocoon® phototherapy system, which has recently been used in an evaluation of home phototherapy for


Q&A with Peter Walker, a leader in developmental baby massage

Peter Walker is the foremost international authority on developmental baby massage. A physical therapist, he specialises in massage and movement to enable a child’s motor milestones from birth to standing


24 January 2022, Racial Inequality in Maternal Healthcare; Webinar

Join us for a series of free online webinars brought to you by Bolt Burdon Kemp’s specialist Women’s Health Team to help raise awareness of racial inequality in maternal healthcare. Hear from


Decrease in number of people having cervical screening tests in 2020-21, new statistics show

Latest annual figures on cervical screening show the number of individuals being tested fell slightly in 2020-21 compared to the previous year. Cervical Screening Programme, England 2020-21, which is published


Chemicals from hair and beauty products impact hormones, especially during pregnancy

Use of certain personal care products during pregnancy may impact maternal hormone levels, according to a new Rutgers study. Personal care and beauty products contain several ingredients that often include


New research on midwives’ work environment

Midwives report a considerably worse work environment, from several aspects, than people on the Swedish labor market in general. A stressfully high work pace, high emotional demands and low influence


Probiotics improve nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers at the UC Davis School of Medicine found that probiotics significantly improve the symptoms of pregnancy-related nausea, vomiting and constipation. The findings were published in


Gaps in maternity training are putting mothers and babies at risk

UK maternity charity Baby Lifeline has recently launched the third edition of its comprehensive Mind the Gap report, which once again shows there is not sufficient on-going training for maternity


18 January 2022, London Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2022; London

The festival is free of charge to all practising maternity and midwifery professionals and student midwives. The festival box set learning and revalidation tool of over 10 hours of professional


23-24 March 2022, RCM education and research conference 2022; Coventry

This exciting annual conference organised by the RCM is aimed at all those involved or interested in midwifery education and research. Education key themes We are interested to hear from