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New report spotlights how housing problems jeopardise women’s rights to safe maternity care

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A report published recently by the charities Birth Companions and Birthrights highlights the need for a more proactive, integrated approach to addressing the maternity care needs of women experiencing multiple disadvantages during pregnancy and early motherhood. Through in-depth interviews with women and professionals, the research found that, in almost every......
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Mental Health and Stress in Maternity

The UK Health and Social Care Secretary announced new plans for better mental health and wellbeing care for NHS midwives, based on the HEE report on the mental health and wellbeing of NHS staff and learners.  In her extremely popular presentation to the Midlands Maternity & Midwifery Festival, Dr Sally......