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A recent systematic review, published in The Cochrane Library, reveals that later cord clamping after birth increases iron levels in babies.
In section: Media
British Scientists have developed a new £10 test that gives advance warning of post-natal depression for pregnant women.
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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'.
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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.
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In response to NICE’s new draft proposals on choice of birth location Belinda Phipps, Chief Executive at NCT said:
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Commenting on the announcement of legislation to introduce the tax-free childcare scheme, NCT chief executive Belinda Phipps said:
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Four MPs from across the political spectrum have joined together to present a vision for the conception to age two period. The 1001 Critical Days manifesto recognises how early years intervention before the age of two is key to transforming our social,...
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The government has announced that working parents will be given up to £2,000 per child under Budget plans to ease the cost of child care.
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In response to The Lancet’s new Series on Midwifery, Mary Newburn, Head of Research and Information, NCT, says:
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In response to the NSPCC’s ‘Coping with Crying’ film, Belinda Phipps, Chief Executive, NCT, says:
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With the hot weather forecast, the situation for babies, toddlers and mums-to-be could quickly turn uncomfortable. So NCT has put together some top tips to help pregnant women and little ones stay cool this summer.
This year you, your family or friends could win a fantastic £5000 cash prize kindly donated by Pregnacare, as well as a huge range of other prizes.
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NCT supports the Nestlé boycott. We call on Nestlé to end its unethical promotion of baby milk. Support the boycott to help save children's lives around the world.
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A new Netmums survey has found 70 per cent of UK families are living on the edge of financial survival. The survey results can be viewed here: http://www.netmums.com/home/netmums-campaigns/families-in-crisis
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NCT, the UK’s largest charity for parents, and the University of Worcester have joined forces to provide university-accredited training for those wanting to support parents in the transition to parenthood. NCT College admissions are open for courses...
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New Freedom of Information (FOI) data from NCT shows that only 3% of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) contacted have a perinatal mental health strategy.
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New Freedom of Information (FOI) data from NCT shows that only 3% of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) contacted have a perinatal mental health strategy.
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From today, mums and dads of premature babies will receive extra support to help them cope during the first few weeks with their baby.