Support midwives to support women and families.

 

The combination of skilled and personally sensitive care that is required of midwives is difficult when they are under the pressure we see in National Health Service maternity services. This pressure comes from a combination of staffing problems and extreme complexity. We are in the middle of a baby boom with England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland all with a higher birth rate. The birth rate has increased by 22% in England, Wales 17%...


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