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Progress in preventing group B Strep infection in newborn babies

Paul
Recently there have been some real steps forward towards reducing group B Strep (GBS) infections in newborn babies. In September, the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) published their updated clinical guideline on preventing early-onset group B Strep infection(i). This includes some major changes from past editions, summarised below.......
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A study into women’s perception of elective C-sections in Georgia

Paul
Jilda Cheishvili, Neonatologist; PhD Student, Tbilisi State Medical University Department of Public Health Care Management, Policy and Economy, Georgia; Exchange Student, University of Chester discusses “A study into women’s perception of elective C-sections in Georgia” at the Maternity, Midwifery and Baby Birmingham 2017 forum....
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Next generation screening: Ultrasound and NIPT

Paul
Judith Pilling DCR(R) DMU MHSc, Director, this is my: Health Screening & Ultrasound Centre and Expert Clinical Specialist gives a presentation on “Next generation screening: Ultrasound and NIPT” at the Maternity, Midwifery and Baby Birmingham 2017 forum. Midwives and other healthcare professionals are at the forefront of caring for and......
Midwifery Feature Articles

Pre and Postnatal Depression Awareness Week Survey #PNDAW17

Paul
Pre & Postnatal Depression Awareness week
Are you a student or qualified Midwife or Health Visitor? If so this is your opportunity to contribute to #PNDAW17 – Pre and Postnatal Depression Awareness Week 2017. PANDAS Foundation, in association with the Community Practitioners’ & Health Visitors’ Association, are wanting to hear from the Midwife and Health Visiting community......
Midwifery Sector News

Limbs & Things launch new C-Section Module for teaching the safe delivery of a deeply impacted fetal head

Paul
Earlier this year, a multi-professional team of experts from around the world attended a 2-day symposium in the historic city of Bath, UK. Aimed at midwives, obstetricians and anaesthetists, the symposium focused on safety and quality improvements in maternity care. As one of the lead sponsors, Limbs & Things provided......
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Keynote speakers announced for MMB Birmingham 2017

Paul
Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, Maternity, Midwifery & Baby Birmingham returns to Edgbaston Stadium on the 30th June 2017. (You’ve already registered your free place, right? No? Register here now!) Keynote speakers at this year’s professional study day have now been announced: Professor Debbie Carrick-Sen Florence Nightingale Foundation......