The Royal College of Midwives has published a new tool to help maternity services assess the continuity of midwife care provided for expectant and new mums.
High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes increase the risk of heart attack in both sexes but they have more impact in women than they do in men, according to new study findings.
The NHS across North West London is today launching a new mother and baby app, with the aim of providing women with a “personal guide for pregnancy, birth and beyond”.
The odds of a woman developing postnatal depression increased by 79% when they had baby boys compared to baby girls, a UK study has found.
Rose geranium oil may help tackle a painful nasal condition that is an unpleasant side effect of chemotherapy, suggest a new small-scale study from the US.
Getting pregnant again less than 12 months after the delivery of a child is associated with risks for women of all ages, according to researchers.
The percentage of pregnant women having labour induced has hit a record high, new figures reveal.
The government has announced that it will consult on the mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid to prevent foetal abnormalities such as spina bifida.
Midwives from Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust are celebrating achieving a prestigious “baby friendly” quality mark for the third time.
A shortage of specialist nurses is leaving patients with incurable breast cancer feeling “abandoned” without critical care, according to a charity.