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7% of women with maternal mental health problems referred to a specialist

A study by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has found that just 7% of women with mental health problems, during or after pregnancy, are referred to a specialist.

Emma’s Diary Mum’s Midwife of the Year regional winners revealed

All of the regional winners for Emma’s Diary Mum’s Midwife of the Year have been announced, with the overall winner being revealed at the RCM Annual Midwifery Awards in March.

Resilience: showing strength in the face of adversity conference

The University of Salford Midwifery Society has announced the 4th annual student-led conference, 'Resilience: showing strength in the face of adversity' focusing on the theme of resilience.

Certified Birth Trauma Resolution Practitioner Training Programme

New dates have been released for the highly acclaimed and certified Birth Trauma Resolution Practitioner Training Programme, by Jenny Mullan.

North of England Breech Birth Conference

The second North of England Breech Birch Conference will be reviewing the latest evidence surrounding holistic care for women who have elected to have a vaginal breech birth.

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