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Transforming maternity services proposals approved for South West England

Proposals to transform maternity services across Somerset and Wiltshire has been approved, which aim to make better use of resources and give women more choice on where to have their babies.

Abstract submissions now open for 15th Normal Labour and Birth Research Conference 2020

Abstracts are now being accepted for the 15th Normal Labour and Birth Conference which is being held in Hyderabad, India.

Out-of-pocket cost for childbirth increases in US, study shows

A study which looked at private, employer-provided insurance plans for families in the US found that out-of-pocket costs for childbirth has increased, despite reforms under the US Affordable Care Act.

MIDIRS announces support for Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020

Midwives Information & Resource Service (MIDIRS) is pleased to announce their support for the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Year of the Nurse and Midwife campaign.

Hamburg to offer midwifery university course from 2020/21

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Hamburg and the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW) have made the city one of the first in Germany to introduce a third-level midwifery training course.

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