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East London charity Maternity Mates calls for volunteers to provide emotional support for disadvantaged mums-to-be

The Covid-19 pandemic has been an especially challenging and isolating time for pregnant women and new mothers, many who found themselves alone during their journey into motherhood. A recent survey


New drug combo “promising candidate” for on-demand contraceptive pill

A new combination of drugs has emerged as a “promising candidate” for an on-demand contraceptive pill, suggests preliminary research published online in the journal BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health. The combination


Midwife in focus with Beth Kitt

Beth is a qualified midwife who works at her local NHS hospital delivering babies and she is intent on helping women have positive birthing experiences that don’t cost the earth.


Midwifery course launches at the University of Birmingham to address national shortage

The University of Birmingham has responded to a call from Health Education England to support areas of NHS workforce shortage and is launching a new Masters degree in midwifery. Current workforce data


Why train in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)?

What is BHRT? BHRT is a field that is fast gaining worldwide traction within the medical and aesthetics industry, with the global BHRT market set to reach over $800 million


Endometriosis and ovarian cancer genetically tied

University of Queensland researchers have demonstrated a genetic link between endometriosis and ovarian cancer subtypes enabling them to identify potential drug targets for therapy and increasing the understanding of both


Reduction in severe perineal tearing when two midwives are present during childbirth

Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have studied whether severe perineal tears – known as sphincter injuries – are reduced if the primary midwife has assistance of a colleague during


Angela Spang announced as CEO of EveryBaby

EveryBaby, the UK-based start-up behind a preterm diagnostic device, has appointed Angela Spang as its new CEO Angela brings over 20 years of experience in the biomedical sector to the