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Christmas advert praises midwives #ThankYouMidwife

Pampers launched the campaign #ThankYouMidwife at the beginning of December alongside their Christmas advert that has been viewed over 14,000 times.

Study on: Pregnant women with PTSD have higher levels of stress hormone cortisol

Researchers at the University of Michigan have found that women with the dissociative subtype of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a complex form associated with a history of childhood maltreatment, may have toxic levels of cortisol that contribute to health problems in the next generation.

Financial incentive could increase breastfeeding rate, claims study

Research led by the University of Sheffield found that breastfeeding rates increased when women were offered a financial incentive.

Clinical e-Toolkit available on cardiovascular disease for midwives

A clinical e-Toolkit on ‘The Improving Health Care Response to Cardiovascular in Pregnancy and Postpartum’ is available for midwives to download.

Safe Hands for Mothers films accepted for Global Health Film Festival

Safe Hands for Mothers has announced that two of their short films accepted into the 2017 Global Health Film Festival.

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