Obesity causes problems at all stages of life – so it’s not surprising that it can have a serious effect on the success of pregnancy. Miscarriage, premature birth and stillbirth are all an increased probability, as well as high blood
On Wednesday 18th September around 400 Midwives, Student Midwives and Health Care Practitioners are expected to gather at Cardiff City Stadium to attend the Wales & South West Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2019.
If you are unable to join us on the
The first round of judging is over and the shortlist for the first ever International Maternity Expo awards is revealed. Take a look at who has made the cut!
Over the last 12 months the team behind the International Maternity Expo
The robots are coming and they’re going to take 50% of all jobs. That’s according to Professor Joseph Aoun, President of the Northeastern University in the USA. He is not a pessimist, however.
His book ‘Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age
“We can no longer make decision in isolation from gender. We can no longer make decisions in isolation from wider principles of equality and inclusion.”
The UK government has been considering extending gender pay gap reporting to employers with fewer than the current threshold of 250 staff – and increasing authorities’ powers of enforcement.
Sam Smethers is the Chief Executive of the Fawcett Society and has
LOL Laughterworks first presented – or perhaps performed – at the Midlands Maternity & Midwifery Festival in 2019 but were such a hit that they quickly became a fixture!
Laughter is clinically proven to help alleviate depression, anxiety and stress –
The Wales & South West Maternity & Midwifery Festival takes place at Cardiff City Stadium on Wednesday 18th September 2019.
The festival will feature our usual mix of high quality speakers, the latest industry innovations in our exhibition area, free taster treatments in our
Nurses and Midwives for Inclusion Health: Partnership in Practice is a new professional interest group of nurse and midwife practitioners working in contexts where access to/uptake of health services is limited as a result of marginalisation, discrimination or lack of
“I’m really keen to focus not just on getting students through the door; it’s what happens when they’re at university that’s so crucial.”
Chris Skidmore, Member of Parliament for the marginal seat of Kingswood since 2010, was Minister of State for
There continues to be discussion, programmes and training about equality, diversity and inclusion. Without appropriate awareness of these matters and how to deliver solutions to issues some organisations will be at a disadvantage. In 2018 the CIPD said that People