On 18 February 2013, Save the Children published the report: Superfood for Babies: How overcoming barriers to breastfeeding will save children’s lives Rosie Dodds, Senior Policy Adviser of parent charity NCT said: “NCT welcomes Save the Children’s...
On 20 February 2013, the Campaign to End Child Poverty published local child poverty figures. Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser of parent charity NCT said: “Figures released today by the Campaign to End Child Poverty show wide disparity in...
In response to the CBI report ‘A Better off Britain’, Abigail Wood, NCT Public Affairs Manager, said:
In response to the death of social anthropologist Sheila Kitzinger, Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser, NCT, said:
It has been announced that the Duchess of Cambridge will be opting for a birth plan with no planned medical intervention.
In response to the Falling through the Gaps report from the Royal College of General Practitioners and Centre for Mental Health, Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser at NCT said:
Responding to the findings of the Family and Childcare Trust’s annual childcare costs survey, Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser, NCT, said:
In response to the Friends and Family Test data on Maternity Services, Belinda Phipps, Chief Executive, NCT, says:
A new analysis published by BMJ has been launched today that finds that bed sharing with parents increases the risk of sudden unexplained infant death (SIDS) fivefold in babies younger than 3 months old, even if the parents are non-smokers.
In response to The Lancet 'Breastfeeding in the 21st Century' study senior policy adviser, Rosemary Dodds, said:
A new campaign launched by the Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) - ‘Everyone’s Business’ - finds that pregnant women and new mothers across almost half of the UK do not have access to specialist perinatal mental health services.
In response to the MBRRACE-UK perinatal mortality report, Sarah McMullen, Head of Research and Quality, NCT, said:
Responding to today’s MBRRACE-UK report, NCT’s head of research Dr Sarah McMullen said:
In response to the National Maternity Survey from the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU), Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser, NCT, said:
In response to the PAC report on Maternity services in England, Belinda Phipps, Chief Executive, NCT, says:
NCT welcomes the Prime Minister’s commitment to increasing opportunity for all children, set out in his speech today
In response to the Queen’s Speech, which announced a bill to increase the provision of free childcare, Abi Wood, Public Affairs Manager, NCT, said:
Commenting on the Save the Children report, A Fair Start for Every Child, NCT chief executive Belinda Phipps said:
NCT response to the University of West London's research on teenage mothers and their postnatal inpatient experiences
In response to the University of West London’s research on teenage mothers and their postnatal inpatient experiences, Rosie Dodds, Senior Policy Adviser at NCT said:
In response to the Welsh government’s announcement of additional funding to improve support for new mothers, Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser, NCT said: