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Group B streptococcal disease guideline

Group B Streptococcal Disease, Early-onset (Green-top Guideline No 36) | The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. 

Group B Streptococcal Disease (GBS) is recognised as the most frequent cause of severe early-onset infection in newborn infants. 117 more words


NHS maternity services in England

Under pressure?  NHS maternity services in England | Kelly, E. & Lee, T | Institute of Fiscal Studies

Admission to hospital to give birth is the single largest cause of admission to NHS hospitals in England. 119 more words

Maternity Care

Folic acid may mitigate autism risk from pesticides

Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have shown that mothers who take recommended amounts of folic acid around conception might reduce their children’s pesticide-related autism risk | ScienceDaily… 165 more words


Unpopular opinion time

OK, unpopular opinion time…

I LOVE birth photos and birth videos. I really do. It is a wonderful thing to see and generous of the mum to share this moment. 1,020 more words

Your Biggest C-Section Risk May Be Your Hospital


Consumer Reports finds that your risk of a cesarean section can be more than nine times higher depending on the hospital you choose.

The most common major surgery performed in the U.S isn’t to remove an appendix or replace a knee.

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Austerity and the NHS

(If anyone who has personal experience with the National Health Service finds an error in this post or would like to add something, please let me know in the comment section.  849 more words

PPH: a major risk caused by mishandling of deliveries

By Muhammad Shahid

Ayesha Khan cannot forget her first child whom she lost as her in-laws were unwilling to provide her maternity care treatment at a health facility for delivery of her first child. 716 more words