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RCM Caring for You Charter sees a quarter of UK maternity units sign up

A quarter of maternity units in the UK have signed up to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Caring for You Charter.

University of Manchester achieves UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Award

The University of Manchester has been awarded the UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Award for its high-quality education and training development in breastfeeding support, provided by the University’s midwifery course.

UK maternity care not meeting the needs of disabled women

A study published by Bournemouth University suggests that maternity care in the UK is not meeting the needs of pregnant disabled women.

20th anniversary celebrations for Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses

The Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses (MUMN) is celebrating its 20th anniversary, marking an historical milestone for the union.

NCT Perspective: perinatal mental health and Attachment Theory

The September 2016 edition of NCT Perspective focuses on helping parents with perinatal mental health issues and exploring the Attachment Theory.

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