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Conferences in 2019 for midwives from Health Conferences UK

Health Conferences UK is pleased to announce three conferences in 2019, focusing on some of the most current talking points in midwifery right now.

RCOG and RCM launching Each Baby Counts: Learn and Support programme

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) are launching a new programme to support local maternity teams to roll out national recommendations to improve the maternity care of women and babies.

Latest research: Level of satisfaction on advice received about diet and supplements before and during pregnancy

The reported long-term effects of poor maternal nutrition and uptake of recommended supplements before and during pregnancy was the impetus behind this study.

Pregnant women in prison without a midwife in England, claims report

Pregnant women in prison are being left to give birth without a midwife, according to a report from the University of Hertfordshire.

Iolanthe Midwifery Trust Awards – apply for 2019

The Iolanthe Midwifery Trust has announced they are now accepting applications for the Iolanthe Awards 2019 from Saturday 1 December 2018.

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