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Normal Labour & Birth Conference overview

The Normal Labour & Birth Conference was held at Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, UK, 2-4 October 2017.

Midwives’ perceptions of supporting normality on obstetric-led labour wards

RESEARCH REQUEST A researcher from City, University of London is seeking to interview midwives on ‘Midwives’ perceptions of supporting normality on obstetric-led labour wards’.

Celebration of midwifery at the Iolanthe Midwifery Awards 2017

Midwives gathered together at King’s College London to celebrate the achievements of midwives and students throughout the year.

High praise for the University of Salford’s bereavement midwifery training

A father has praised the University of Salford’s midwifery training scheme on supporting bereaved parents.

Four new Mother and Baby Units confirmed by NHS England

NHS England has announced four new Mother and Baby Units to deliver more personalised care to women and babies.

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