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Antibiotics given shortly before caesarean birth not linked to asthma and eczema in young children

Antibiotics given to women before a caesarean birth have no effect on the risk of early childhood conditions, such as asthma or eczema, suggests a study by researchers at the

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Healthy Mum, Healthy Baby, Healthy Future

Report sets out vision to deliver safe, effective and accessible medicines for use in pregnancy In a UK-first report launched recently, in the House of Commons, leading figures from charity,

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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

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Geography determines survival for babies born with birth defects across the world

Survival for a baby born with a birth defect – otherwise known as a congenital anomaly – is dependent on where you are born, a new study reveals. Babies born

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New insight into why breastfed babies have improved immune systems

Research led by the University of Birmingham and Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has revealed new insight into the biological mechanisms of the long-term positive health effects of

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BAME babies at highest risk of Vitamin D deficiency

A third of all babies and half of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) babies are vitamin D deficient, a large study of 3,000 UK newborns reveals, highlighting potential shortfalls

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University of Birmingham Professor receives national midwifery honour

A University of Birmingham Professor has received a national award from the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) for her contribution to midwifery. Sara Kenyon, Professor of Evidence Based Maternity Care