“The pandemic has exposed the extent and the impact on care of this crumbling infrastructure.” Jon Skewes, Executive Director for External Relations at the RCM
The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has announced it will be offering pregnant women the COVID-19 vaccine, in line with the vaccine roll out plan for the UK.
New equipment has been installed at the Aberdeen Fertility Centre that could help to improve women’s chances of having a baby through IVF.
There is concern that vital staff, including midwives and maternity support workers, will be redeployed to other areas.
“All maternity care providers need to put mental health on an equal footing with physical wellbeing.”
“Caithness women need to know they can get help quickly and efficiently when they or their baby needs it.”
Best Start Foods is a prepaid card that can be used to buy healthy foods for children under 3.
Exposure to air pollution is linked to babies’ growth during pregnancy, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
Overweight Mothers-to-be and a Shortage of Staff puts Additional Pressures on Scotland’s Midwifery Service
Last year 51% of pregnant women were overweight or obese