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In section: Media
The NCT supports the Breast Cancer UK campaign, No More BPA, and joins them in calling for companies producing baby bottles to stop using Bisphenol A (BPA) in their manufacture processes. Until this happens, there must be clear labeling of baby bottles...
In section: Media
Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley announced plans today for a public health service that gives more power to local people over their health, whilst keeping a national grip on population-wide issues.
In section: Media
Data from the WHO global survey on maternal and perinatal health(1) shows that risk of maternal death and serious complications is higher for women undergoing caesarean section that is not medically indicated than for those where there is a medical...
In section: Media
Over 95% of women in the UK are not able to choose where to give birth, a new report released today by the NCT (National Childbirth Trust) has found. Offering women choice of where to give birth is government policy across the UK as it is proven to have...
In section: Professional
NCT Scholars showcases academic work of NCT practitioners and staff on maternity and transition to parenthood topics, including publications and unpublished theses not available elsewhere.
In section: Media
NCT, the UK’s largest parenting charity, and Unilever are celebrating today after being named winners of the Charity Partnership category at Third Sector’s Business Charity Awards.
In section: Professional
NCT offer a variety of services, both directly to parents and commissioned by the NHS and local authorities. Services cover the First 1,000 Days - from conception to your child's second birthday.
In section: Get Involved
Awarding our regional Stars
In section: Media
Background New research from the University of Oxford supports the policy of all women having access to a birth centre run by midwives – either alongside a hospital unit or on a separate site in the community. Giving birth at home or in a midwifery unit...
In section: Media
Unemployment figures were today released by the Office of National Statistics. They showed an increase of 70,000 – largely credited to the high numbers of women attempting to get back into work, changing their status from “economically inactive” to “...
In section: Media
The Government has announced plans to deliver free classes for parents in three areas of the country. NCT is among the organisations which will be delivering the classes from this summer. The trials will take place in Camden in London, Middlesbrough and...
Win a fantastic £5,000 cash prize kindly donated by Pregnacare, as well as prizes worth £12,000
In section: Media
NCT supports the call from England's chief medical officer that all children should be offered vitamin supplements to safeguard their health.
Listed in: Press releases
We caught up with British athlete Jo Pavey to talk about juggling parenthood, training and her goal to make it to her fifth Olympics in Rio 2016. She gives the phrase ‘the school run’ a whole new meaning…
In section: About us
NCT Trading is a subsiduary of The National Childbirth Trust. The aim of the company is to generate funds for NCT.
In section: Media
NCT Trustee Seána Talbot has been appointed to the Board of the Patient and Client Council, Northern Ireland.
In section: Media
A Midwife 4 Me: Maternity groups unite to call for continuity of care during pregnancy, birth and beyond
In section: Media
The time it is appropriate to clamp the umbilical cord after a child’s birth is being debated in the national news today.
In section: Media
NCT welcomes the ‘Preparation for Birth and Beyond’ resource pack, launched by health minister Anne Milton today. Aimed at all those in the NHS, local authorities and the voluntary sector who run groups for expectant and new parents, the resource aims to...