By RCM on 09 June 2022
Reducing smoking in pregnancy is a key driver in reducing stillbirth rates and more effort is needed to keep pushing smoking rates down says the Royal College of Midwives (RCM). This comes as the Khan report into tobacco control is published ...
on 14 October 2021
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Midwives have welcomed the latest MBRRACE report released today, which looks at the rates of stillbirths and neonatal deaths during 2019.
on 16 September 2021
The pandemic has had a significant and detrimental impact on many aspects of healthcare, including maternity care the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has said in response to a new report into stillbirths during COVID-19 by the Healthcare Safety ...
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 ...