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NCT statement on the use of the Bednest crib

If you are aware of anyone using a Bednest crib, please direct them to NCT’s statement on: http://ow.ly/V3YYw

University bursaries for student midwives to be cut

University bursaries for student midwives will become loans, as part of a measure to save money, George Osborne announced during the Government’s Spending Review today.

Folic acid supplement policy needs improvement, says RCM

The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said that folic acid policy should be improved, following research by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) that neural tube defects haven’t substantially declined in the last 20 years across Europe.

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Female genital mutilation outlawed in The Gambia

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been banned in The Gambia, President Yahya Jammeh announced last night.

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