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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: 

Released on: 05/09/2019

Nick Wilkie has announced that he will stand down as chief executive of NCT, the UK’s largest charity for parents, at the end of the year to return to being a nearly-full-time parent. 

Released on: 05/09/2019

Nearly half (47%) of mothers who’ve recently given birth get less than three minutes or no time at all to discuss their mental and physical health at a postnatal check, according to new research by NCT (National Childbirth Trust) and Netmums.

Released on: 16/08/2019

In response to the news that mothers who work for Jersey's government will now be paid to take breastfeeding breaks, Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser, NCT, said:

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