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.
NCT believes that birth is a normal physiological process and most pregnant women are fit and healthy,
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Nosebleeds can happen more often than usual during pregnancy, but are not usually serious. Find out more about treating and preventing nosebleeds.
This page highlights relevant guidance documents relating to maternal and child nutrition as well as government publications and NCT resources on nutrition in pregnancy.
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Itching is common in pregnancy, but severe itching can be a sign of obstetric cholestasis, a potentially more serious condition.
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A new report published in The Lancet suggests that one-to-one midwife care is just as safe and costs significantly less than current maternity care.
We support campaigns by other charities to ensure that everyone receives the best support during the First 1,000 Days of parenthood
NCT want parents to have a positive experience of birth and for the mother and baby to be healthy and feel well.
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With a new year underway, we look ahead to our plans for 2014 to support even more parents and parents-to-be in their First 1,000 Days of parenthood.
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Our flexible and family-friendly training gives you the opportunity to build a fulfilling and interesting part-time career.
Having a new baby is not just about the arrival of a ‘bundle of joy’, whatever the welcome cards from friends and family might say. The reality for new parents can be very different with many challenges as well as the joys. A lot of research has already...
What are the different options available to you for pain relief during labour?
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Continue your journey with NCT with our unique parenting courses for babies aged six months and onwards. These courses are designed for anyone who has taken on a parenting role; so carers, grandparents and all parents are welcome to come along.