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Single stranded suture threads could prevent pregnancy infection complications, C-STICH trial finds

Women at risk of pregnancy loss who need a specialist surgical procedure could benefit from a single-stranded suture thread to reduce risk of infection, results from the C-STICH clinical trial


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


UK study of over a million births finds stark racial and social inequalities in pregnancy outcomes

A nationwide study of over 1 million births in the English National Health Service (NHS) between 2015 and 2017, published in The Lancet, has found large inequalities in pregnancy outcomes between