16 May 2024

Leeds digital maternity colleague receives Chief Midwifery Officer award

The National Chief Midwifery Officer (CMO), Jules Gudgeon, has presented the CMO Silver award to Misbah Mahmood, Deputy Chief Midwifery...

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14 May 2024

Former King’s patient celebrates seven years as a midwife

Decades after Victoria Larlham was cared for at King’s College Hospital, she is celebrating seven years as a midwife, giving...

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9 May 2024

CMS marks Kangaroo Care Awareness Day

Promotional feature International Kangaroo Care Day, which takes place on Wednesday 15 May, aims to highlight and prioritise the practice...

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7 May 2024

Quitting smoking during pregnancy may have a positive effect on placental weight

Women who stop smoking during pregnancy can achieve a healthier balance between the weight of the fetus and the weight...

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2 May 2024

NHS baby check may miss dislocated hips in new-born babies

A new study has identified that NHS infant checks can miss serious hip abnormalities in new-born babies. Left undetected, these...

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30 April 2024

Potentially fatal anaemia cases are on the rise

Research shows cases of anaemia – a potentially fatal condition – are on the rise, and most likely to hit...

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29 April 2024

NHS Scotland staff ‘best placed’ to help close mental health gap for new mums during awareness week

New and expectant mothers are being encouraged to access support and information during Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week (29 April...

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25 April 2024

Opioids during pregnancy not linked to substantially increased risk of psychiatric disorders in children

Short term, low dose prescription opioids after the first trimester of pregnancy seem relatively safe in terms of neuropsychiatric disorders...

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