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Released on: 19/03/2020

NCT has responded to the coronavirus crisis by moving its antenatal courses online.

Released on: 17/03/2020

 We ran our first virtual antenatal courses last night

Released on: 07/02/2020

NCT is celebrating a victory for its #HiddenHalf mental health campaign as NHS England announces funding for dedicated postnatal check-ups for new mothers. 

Released on: 06/02/2020

NCT (National Childbirth Trust) in conjunction with City, University of London has found that mothers with emotional difficulties who accessed peer support showed significant improvements in their mental health and wellbeing.

Released on: 28/01/2020

In response to today’s Care Quality Commission Maternity Services Survey 2019, Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser, NCT, said:

Released on: 13/01/2020

NCT, the UK’s largest charity for parents, has appointed Angela McConville as its new Chief Executive. 

Released on: 13/12/2019

This report identifies the fragmentation of services as the cause of many maternal deaths. We wholeheartedly agree with the key message that 'Joined up care across services and systems is essential', particularly in the postnatal period.

Released on: 26/11/2019

We want the new government to invest in the health of women and children by supporting and protecting breastfeeding.

Released on: 03/10/2019

In response to BMJ research which shows that scrapping formula milk and getting mothers to breastfeed their babies for six months would reduce UK's carbon footprint, Abigail Wood, Head of Campaigns and Communications, said:

Released on: 12/09/2019

Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Advisor at NCT, said: 

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