Read our latest press releases and media comments.
Released on: 24/04/2020
NCT is working in partnership with digital health app Peppy and LCGB (Lactation Consultants of Great Britain), to launch a trial of a new digital service to support expectant and new parents through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Released on: 14/04/2020
Charities including NCT who support parents and families during the COVID-19 outbreak are warning that their vital services will soon cease to exist without urgent financial support from the Government.
Released on: 09/04/2020
We join over 40 leading mental health, family and children’s charities and professional bodies to call on national and local decision makers to give urgent attention to the wellbeing of babies, toddlers and their parents during the COVID-19 crisis.
Released on: 19/03/2020
NCT, the UK’s largest charity for parents, has responded to the coronavirus crisis by moving its antenatal courses online
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.