Press releases and analysis

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:

Released on: 18/09/2017

NCT has been awarded new funding to train more than 200 Birth and Beyond Community Supporters in five areas of England.

Released on: 04/09/2017

In response to Grazia editor Natasha Pearlman’s article in The Times Magazine, ‘Nightmare on the maternity ward’, Sarah McMullen, Head of Knowledge, NCT, said:
 

Released on: 25/08/2017

With temperatures set to soar this Bank Holiday Monday, here are some ideas for keeping cool if you’re pregnant or have babies and toddlers.

Released on: 21/06/2017

Nearly half (42%) of new mothers’ mental health problems did not get picked up by a doctor or other health professional, according to new research¹ from NCT. 

Released on: 09/05/2017

How does a local branch help local mums have good perinatal mental health with the help of peer supporters? Michele Xenophontos, Branch Coordinator in Widnes and Runcorn talks about her experience.

Released on: 13/04/2017

If you’re travelling with your baby or toddler this Easter by train, plane or automobile, the following tips from NCT might get things off to a flying start but can’t guarantee plain sailing. 

Released on: 20/03/2017

NCT supports the model of care offered by independent midwives

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