on 11 September 2018
The number of NHS midwives in England rose by just 67 in the last year, despite universities turning out over 2,000 newly-trained staff, according to the latest State of Maternity Services Report published today by the Royal College of Midwives ...
By RCM on 13 July 2018
Research published today (Friday 13th of July) by JAMA shows an increased prevalence of depression in today’s young mothers, compared with their mother’s generation giving birth to their daughters in the 1990s.
By RCM on 05 July 2018
‘Children of mothers who follow a healthy lifestyle have a substantially lower risk of developing obesity than children of mothers who don’t make healthy lifestyle choices’ that’s according to a new study published in the British Medical ...
By RCM Media Office on 08 June 2018
Midwives and maternity support worker members of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have accepted the negotiated proposals for NHS Agenda for Change staff pay. A large majority (85.7%) of respondents voted to accept the negotiated set of ...
By RCM on 10 May 2018
Research commissioned by a UK child safety group into seatbelt use while pregnant has revealed that 45.9% of women, when asked whether they knew of the correct way to wear a seat belt while pregnant, said no.