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Charity calls for partners to be included at maternity appointments during pandemic

A charity in Northern Ireland has called for partners to be allowed to attend maternity care appointments during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Homebirths to start up again as UK COVID-19 lockdown measures ease

Pregnant women will be able to have a homebirth from the end of July as COVID-19 lockdown measures are eased in the UK.

HEE Chief Nurse posts statement on student midwives working for NHS

Health Education England (HEE) Chief Nurse Mark Radford has released a statement regarding student nurses and midwives working for the NHS during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Latest research: Knowledge, attitude and current practices of pregnant women towards group B streptococcus screening: cross-sectional study, Al-Madinah, Saudi Arabia

BMJ Open, vol 10, no 2, February 2020, e032487 Aims: Group B streptococcus (GBS) is one of the most frequent bacterial pathogens causing invasive infections in neonates.

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