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A new survey by NCT has found that 57% of UK parents at home on maternity or paternity leave are turning their heating down or switching it off because of concerns about the rising cost of energy bills.
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A new survey by NCT has found that 57% of UK parents at home on maternity or paternity leave are turning their heating down or switching it off because of concerns about the rising cost of energy bills.
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Are your friends sick of you sharing your baby pictures and stories?
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Research released today (Wednesday 27 March), by NCT, shows that new parents are turning to second hand goods to try and keep down the costs of raising a family.
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The NCT has just elected its 6th president in its 55 year history. The hustings and election took place at the charity’s AGM attended by over 1,000 people on 15 & 16 May. Sue Saxey, volunteer for 21 years, former trustee and breastfeeding counselor,...
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A report published by the National Audit Office reveals that there are significant and unexplained variations in maternity care around the country.
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A shocking new report out today by NCT, the UK’s largest parenting charity, shows new mums are left unprepared and unsupported by the NHS after they’ve had a baby and calls on the NHS to improve postnatal care in the UK.
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New Which? research has revealed that some toddler milks contain more sugar and less calcium than cow's milk. Parents could save more than £500 a year by giving their child cow's milk instead of toddler milk.
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New research published online in Archives of Disease in Childhood indicates that UK commercial baby foods don’t meet infants’ dietary weaning needs, because they are predominantly sweet foods that provide little extra nutritional goodness over breast milk
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A survey of new mothers in Scotland has found high overall ratings for the maternity care they experienced, but continuity of care is still lacking.
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A new survey for legal firm Slater & Gordon, carried out by OnePoll, reveals that more than a quarter of mothers in the UK feel discriminated against at work. Out of the 1,975 women that were questioned, a third said they found it impossible to climb...
The new year is often a time for resolutions and positive plans for the year ahead. Here we provide some suggestions for things to think about over the coming months.
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The NHS Future Forum has published key recommendations to Government on the future for NHS modernisation
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NHS patients need to become more demanding and fight for their rights, says Healthwatch England. The NHS has been told to bring better care to patients after a new poll indicated that half of people (54%) who experienced poor care did not report it.
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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health.
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Nina was co-opted to the NCT Board in 2012 and was elected as Honorary Treasurer in October 2012. Nina is chair of the Audit and Risk committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee. She first became involved with NCT after attending antenatal...
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NCT is culminating its celebrations for Volunteers’ Week 2011 by inviting anyone who has benefited from, or engaged with, support or services run by the charity’s branches to nominate an NCT volunteer for a prestigious award.
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Nominations are now open for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Maternity’s (APPGM) Maternity Services Awards 2012. For over ten years, the annual awards have celebrated and recognised maternity services across England which show innovation and...
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Have you had great support from a special volunteer at your local NCT branch? The UK’s largest charity for parents, is inviting anyone who has benefited from support or services through their local branch network to nominate an NCT volunteer for a...
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New paper published by RCOG reports that a new, non-invasive Prenatal Testing is likely to become a primary screening method for chromosomal abnormalities in pregnancy and could greatly reduce invasive testing and associated risks.