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UK stillbirths among black and South Asian communities still double those of rest of population

Despite an overall decline in stillbirths across the UK in recent years, rates among black and South Asian communities are still around double those of the rest of the population,


Birthweight strongly linked to type 2 diabetes risk in adulthood

A birthweight of 2.5 kg or more is strongly linked to the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in adulthood, finds research published in the online journal BMJ Open Diabetes Research


Improved access to Midwifery Units is urgently needed

A high number of pregnant women in England cannot access the maternity care most appropriate for them, according to a new study, which could be costing the NHS millions of