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Welsh neonatal units short staffed, report warns

Welsh neonatal units short staffed, report warns

A new report from the Children and Young People's Committee of the Welsh Assembly has found that neonatal units are short staffed, with 83 extra nurses required. Continue reading

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Midwives to drop 30 second cord clamp rule

New guidance on cord clamping to be published in November 2012 Continue reading

Pharmacological Methods of Pain relief in Labour – Part 3

Pain relief options for labour – Pharmacological part 3

The third and final part of our pharmacological pain relief methods for childbirth. Continue reading

Better monitoring needed for birth defects

Better monitoring needed for birth defects

New research has claimed that monitoring of birth defects should improve as many are going unreported. Continue reading

Mum's cuddle brings baby out of coma

Mum’s cuddle brings baby out of coma

A newborn who was in a coma and on life support was brought around by skin to skin contact and cuddles from his Mum Continue reading

Pharmacological pain relief for labour

Pain relief options for labour – Pharmacological part 2

The second part in our pharmacological pain relief for labour series. Continue reading

Should women do most antenatal care by themselves?

Should women do most antenatal care by themselves?

Consultancy firm say women should perform their own antenatal care to save money. Continue reading

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Pain relief options for labour – Pharmacological

The most commonly used pharmacological pain relief options for birth. Continue reading

Would you test your baby for 3500 genetic disorders?

Would you test your unborn baby for 3,500 genetic disorders?

Scientists could soon be able to detect up to 3,500 genetic conditions in unborn babies. Continue reading

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Dedicated mid-wife for expectant mums

Expect a named midwife to give one on one care during pregnancy. Continue reading