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Births to older women continues to rise in the UK

The Office of National Statistics figures show an increase in the number of births to older women in the UK during 2016.

RCM joins fair pay campaign to end pay restraint for NHS midwives

The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has announced its participation in the ‘Fair Pay Overdue’ campaign to urge the UK government to end the current pay restraint on NHS midwives and maternity support workers.

Partnership to strengthen midwifery in Bangladesh launched

The Bangladesh Midwifery Society (BMS) and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have created a twinning partnership to strengthen the National Midwifery Programme in the country.

Pregnancy scan using twin growth charts is first of its kind

The world’s first pregnancy scan using twin growth charts was performed at St George’s Hospital in South London, during Twins, Triplets and More Week.

NCT Perspective: supporting parents through stillbirth and other unexpected outcomes

The summer 2017 edition of NCT Perspective focuses on supporting families who have experienced stillbirth and other unexpected outcomes.

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