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Released on: 16/10/2018

Members of NCT have today (Saturday 13th October) voted at their AGM to amend the charity's articles enabling the transfer of ownership of the Midwives Information and Resource Service (MIDIRS) to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM).

Released on: 12/06/2018

In response to a new position statement on infant feeding from the Royal College of Midwives, Abigail Wood, Head of Campaigns, NCT, said:

Released on: 27/03/2018

In response to Jeremy Hunt’s pledge to give mothers and their babies care from the same midwives throughout their maternity,

Released on: 19/03/2018

In response to a Sunday Times article yesterday, "Doctors are ‘hopeless at childbirth’", Sam Grimstone, Director of Communications, NCT, said:

Released on: 19/03/2018

In response to a Sunday Times article yesterday about doctors and childbirth, Samantha Grimstone, Director of Communications, NCT, said:

Released on: 19/03/2018

A recent report finds that rates of breastfeeding in the UK are among the lowest in the world.

Released on: 30/01/2018

Elizabeth Duff, NCT's Senior Policy Adviser, reflects on today's Care Quality Commission report.

Released on: 30/01/2018

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

Released on: 02/01/2018

In response to BBC research, which found that tens of thousands of mothers and babies in England were harmed by potential lapses in maternity care in the past two years, Abigail Wood, Head of Campaigns, NCT, said:

Released on: 12/12/2017

In response to the University of Sheffield and University of Dundee study which looked at offering mothers financial incentives to breastfeed, Head of campaigns and communications at NCT, Abigail Wood said:

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