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Midwifery Unit Network Conference, London, 10 July 2018

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Eating disorders during pregnancy research becomes practical resource

Research by King’s College London on eating disorders during pregnancy and parenthood has now been turned into practical training resources for midwives and other healthcare professionals.

NCT publishes pilot perinatal mental health peer support programme findings

In 2016, NCT secured funding from the Department of Health to pilot an innovative mental health service.

Latest research: Stillbirth: Is it preventable?

In the UK, stillbirth describes the death of a baby before birth after 24 completed weeks of pregnancy.

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