on 15 January 2021
Babies’ lives could be saved by following existing guidance, according to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), responding to a new MBRRACE-UK report on stillbirths and neonatal deaths in twin pregnancies published yesterday.
By Safety must be the driving force behind every decision say maternity Royal Colleges on 15 December 2020
Putting themselves front and centre in the efforts to make the UK the safest and best place to give birth, the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) are proposing a bold and ambitious ...
By Advice for health professionals providing pregnancy screening tests published on 02 December 2020
Leading Colleges have released advice for healthcare professionals to ensure they provide screening results to pregnant women and their partners in an unbiased and non-directive way, making families aware of their options and giving them ...
By Gemma Murphy on 27 November 2020
The Royal College (RCM) has welcomed the Duchess of Cambridge's call for more support for new parents.
The college says the results of The Royal Foundations early years survey which will add to the growing body of evidence that tackling ...
By Give midwives the autonomy and the flexibility they need to support vulnerable women, says RCM on 23 November 2020
A leading Royal College has called for greater support to be given to vulnerable women during pregnancy. The Royal College of Midwives has warned that, without appropriate support, women with severe and multiple disadvantage are at greater ...
By Midwives welcome clarity on caffeine in pregnancy on 18 November 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today welcomed a new study undertaken by the charity Tommy’s which aimed to understand more about reducing the risk of stillbirth in the UK by reducing caffeine in pregnancy.
on 12 October 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and are urging all pregnant women to take up the offer of a free flu vaccination this winter to protect themselves and their baby from complications ...
on 01 October 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is calling for lessons to be learned from the pandemic as the country enters the second phase, responding to a report from the Health and Social Care Committee.
By Gemma Murphy on 16 September 2020
The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has today responded to NICE quality standard proposals to include mandatory screening for alcohol at every antenatal appointment.
Such measures have already been repeatedly rejected by the UK Screening ...