How to approach substance abuse in pregnant women

Substance abuse: Approaching the topic with a mother-to-be When a woman becomes pregnant, this often inspires them to stop drinking, smoking or taking drugs for the health of their baby. Many mothers-to-be see pregnancy as a change for a new […]

Improving safety for midwives

The 20 recommendations made by the Commission covered issues such as how nurses and midwives could improve safety, high quality care and more freedom to manage, commission and run their own services. Speaking at the Royal College of Nursing conference, […]

Staying safe throughout pregnancy

Getting Pregnant It can take several months or more to get pregnant and being fit and healthy is one of the keys to success. If you feel anxious or worried about it then talk to your GP or a family […]

Midwives to work with the Government

Commenting on the final vote on the Health Bill yesterday, Cathy Warwick, chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives, said.. “The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) is disappointed that Parliament has ignored the wishes of the vast majority of […]

Information about Asthma

What is the effect of asthma and cancer on gas exchange in humans? In asthma the airways become narrowed and there is increased resistance to airflow, both during inspiration and expiration. Impaired ventilation means that carbon dioxide, a waste product […]