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Released on: 25/08/2020

In response to a rapid review from MBRRACE-UK about recent maternal deaths and actions needed to improve management of COVID-19, Sarah McMullen, Director of Impact and Engagement, NCT, said:

Released on: 31/07/2020

Due to the tremendous efforts of our staff, practitioners and volunteers, NCT, the UK’s largest charity for parents, evolved rapidly in response to Covid-19 to continue to support pregnant women, their partners and new families and meet rising demand for our services.

Released on: 29/06/2020

In response to the latest measures introduced by NHS England to support BAME women during the Covid-19 pandemic, head of insight and engagement at NCT, Sarah McMullen said: 

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:

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