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.
By ‘Must do everything possible to prevent perinatal deaths says RCM on MBRRACE report’ on 04 October 2019
The latest MBRRACE-UK Perinatal Mortality Surveillance Report for UK Perinatal Deaths for Births has been published this week (Thursday 10th of September).
This is the fifth MBRRACE-UK Perinatal Mortality Surveillance Report ad provides ...
on 30 July 2019
Diabetic women are more than four times more likely to have a stillborn baby than those without the condition, a new study has found.
Researchers from the University of Glasgow looked at the records of nearly 4,000 Scottish diabetic mothers.
on 08 April 2019
Today, TAMBA - the twins and multiple births charity - published the findings of its Maternity Engagement project which has supported maternity units to implement NICE standards concerning multiple pregnancy.
on 28 September 2018
The Royal College of Midwives welcomes the publication of this important cluster randomised trial today in the Lancet. The AFFIRM trial has aimed to explore how we can reduce the number of stillbirths. Reducing stillbirths is a vital goal ...
By RCM on 10 November 2017
Today figures released by NHS Digital show that the proportion of pregnant women having a spontaneous labour has decreased over the past year. Over the same time, the proportion of caesareans undertaken before the onset of labour has also ...
By RCM on 16 October 2017
Today the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published statistics on births, including home births and stillbirth rates. Commenting on the statistics, Louise Silverton, Director for Midwifery at the Royal College of Midwives, said: ...