Research suggests that charging for NHS care is undermining trust and creating a climate of fear.
A 100-metre exclusion zone came into force in April 2018.
These figures are equivalent to only one additional midwife per week.
Last year, nearly 11% of mothers-to-be continued to smoke up until the point they gave birth.
They will develop new policies to ensure England becomes an even safer place to give birth.
The Homelessness Reduction Act places a duty of care on professionals to help the homeless or those at risk of homelessness.
After routine testing was introduced in the United States, the number of group B Strep infections dropped by over 80 per cent.
Partners of pregnant women will also be encouraged to kick the habit to give new mums the best chance of not smoking again.
The Department of Health and Social Care has announced modernisation of neonatal and maturity services.
While it is well recognised that women can experience mental health problems, historically little attention has been paid to their partners.
Over a quarter of mums do not enjoy their maternity leave as much as they thought they would. ComRes, commissioned for The Emma Barnett Show on...
The plans to fortify flour with folic acid are thought to be an effective way of reaching younger women from the most deprived backgrounds.
A new workplace right to paid leave for bereaved parents has been officially enshrined in law.
Samantha has worked as a midwife at Royal Stoke for six years and not turning up to work is very much out of character.
To be a midwife is to be ‘with women’, And helping them prepare for their tiny little human, It’s making sure baby’s growing by measuring the...