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NCT supports the call from England's chief medical officer that all children should be offered vitamin supplements to safeguard their health.
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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.
NCT Trustee Seána Talbot has been appointed to the Board of the Patient and Client Council, Northern Ireland.
A Midwife 4 Me: Maternity groups unite to call for continuity of care during pregnancy, birth and beyond
The time it is appropriate to clamp the umbilical cord after a child’s birth is being debated in the national news today.
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...
Last week, Baroness Julia Cumberlege was awarded the Children & Youth Champion Award for which she was nominated by the NCT (National Childbirth Trust) at the Charity Champion Awards 2009. Baroness Cumberlege’s dedication to the NCT and to reforming...
In section: Professional
Initiated in 2005, the NCT Parent Education Access Programme (PEAP) offers parents with few formal qualifications a non-traditional route back into education.
In reaction to David Cameron’s speech on families, Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser, NCT, says:
Responding to 4Children’s survey of childcare costs, NCT Senior Policy Adviser Elizabeth Duff said:
NCT's response to BBC research that half of hospital trusts in England have had to close their maternity units to women in labour when they were too busy during the last year
In response to BBC research that half of hospital trusts in England have had to close their maternity units to women in labour when they were too busy during the last year, Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser, NCT, says:
Commenting on the changes being made to flexible working arrangements today, NCT Chief Executive Belinda Phipps said:
A recent systematic review, published in The Cochrane Library, reveals that later cord clamping after birth increases iron levels in babies.
British Scientists have developed a new £10 test that gives advance warning of post-natal depression for pregnant women.
A new BiB study, published in the Lancet, finds that marriage between first cousins can more than double the risk of giving birth to a baby with a 'congenital anomaly'.
As of next year, the number of two-year-olds entitled to free childcare will double. Families on less than £16,190 a year on working tax credits will be eligible as it is extended to 260,000 children.
In response to new NICE guidance on home births and co-sleeping, Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser, NCT, said: