Cathy Warwick

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Name: Cathy Warwick
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Breastfeeding 'helps to lessen postnatal depression'

There needs to be better support for new mothers, whether they breastfeed or not, the head of the Royal College of Midwives said.Cathy Warwick added that "women should not feel guilty about not breastfeeding."A new study has revealed women who want to ... [Published itv.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Mothers 'shouldn't feel guilty about not breastfeeding'

There needs to be better support for new mothers, whether they breastfeed or not, the head of the Royal College of Midwives said.Cathy Warwick added that "women should not feel guilty about not breastfeeding."A new study has revealed women who want to ... [Published itv.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Airedale maternity unit celebrates first birthday

AIREDALE Hospital's midwifery-led maternity unit has celebrated its first birthday.Some of the first mums to give birth at the unit were invited back to help mark the milestone.They were joined by midwives, plus expectant mothers due to give birth in ... [Published Wharfedale & Airedale Observer - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Nurses seek £15m to avert hike in watchdog's annual registration fees

Nurses are pushing Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to find up to £15m to fill a black hole in their regulator's accounts. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) needs a government grant of £13m to £15m if it is to avoid increasing professional registration ... [Published The Independent - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Older mothers more at risk of c-section

A new study has found that new mothers over the age of 40 are more likely to need an emergency caesarean section or forceps delivery.The Norwegian research, published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology , involved more than 160,000 first-time ... [Published Midirs - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Mum's age linked to emergency delivery

6th August 2014 – Older first time mums are more likely to have an emergency caesarean or a vaginal delivery involving forceps or ventouse, according to new research.The Norwegian study of 169,583 low-risk, first-time mothers, found those over 40 years ... [Published BootsWebMD - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

C-sections 'more prone in over-40s'

Press Association  –Older mothers are more likely to need emergency help when delivering their babies, new research suggests.Just 7% of mothers aged 20 to 24 need an emergency Caesarean section compared with 22% of those over 40.And the proportion who ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

RCM rounds on NMC fee rise

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has received a further blow in its plan to increase fees for midwives and nurses.The NMC is the national regulator for midwifery and nursing in the UK, and midwives must pay an annual fee to be a member. A consultation ... [Published Midirs - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

COUNCIL STAFF TO STAGE FRESH STRIKE

By Press AssociationPublished: 10:29 EST, 31 July 2014 | Updated: 10:29 EST, 31 July 2014Council workers are to stage a fresh strike over pay, raising the threat of an autumn of discontent by millions of public sector employees against Government po ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Midwives – To Strike?

Today I see that the Royal College of Midwives is to do something unprecedented in its history – it is going to ballot its members over whether to strike for a pay rise.Midwives are there for us when we need them most and are our greatest help and support ... [Published B Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Midwives hail plan to tackle FGM

THE Royal College of Midwives (RCM) hailed a major step forward yesterday in the battle to stop the “terrible crime” of female genital mutilation (FGM).Parents could face prosecution under the government’s new action plan if they fail to prevent their ... [Published Morning Star Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 4 reports

NHS staff balloted over strike action

Midwives, nurses and ambulance workers are among more than 400,000 NHS workers in England being balloted on industrial action, including strikes, over pay.Unison, the Royal College of Midwives, GMB and Unite made the announcements in a coordinated response ... [Published BBC - Jul 22 2014]

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Cathy Warwick added that "women should not feel guilty about not breastfeeding."
Commenting on the research in a statement, the Royal College of Midwives’ chief executive Cathy Warwick says: "this study suggests that women over 40 and having a baby at 9 months have an increased risk for emergency caesarean sections and for a forceps delivery, if they also have an epidural."

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Failing to breastfeed may double risk of depres... [Published Telegraph - Aug 20 2014]
Breastfeeding 'helps to lessen postnatal depres... [Published itv.com - Aug 20 2014]
Mothers 'shouldn't feel guilty about not breast... [Published itv.com - Aug 20 2014]
Airedale maternity unit celebrates first birthday [Published Wharfedale & Airedale Observer - Aug 10 2014]
Nurses seek £15m to avert hike in watchdog's an... [Published The Independent - Aug 10 2014]
Study: Older mothers more at risk of c-section [Published Midirs - Aug 08 2014]
Mum's age linked to emergency delivery [Published BootsWebMD - Aug 06 2014]
Pregnant women over 40 are up to THREE times mo... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 06 2014]
RCM rounds on NMC fee rise [Published Midirs - Aug 06 2014]
C-sections 'more prone in over-40s' [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 06 2014]
Pressure mounts on nursing regulator to drop or... [Published OnMedicanet - Aug 05 2014]
COUNCIL STAFF TO STAGE FRESH STRIKE [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 31 2014]
Sex after childbirth: how long did you wait? [Published Babyworld - Jul 23 2014]
Midwives – To Strike? [Published B Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
NHS staff may strike over pay [Published Pharma Field - Jul 23 2014]
Midwives hail plan to tackle FGM [Published Morning Star Online - Jul 23 2014]
NHS staff balloted over strike action [Published BBC - Jul 22 2014]
Health unions to ballot on industrial action [Published Independent Nurse - Jul 22 2014]
British health unions workers to be balloted on... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 22 2014]
Health unions to ballot members over pay row [Published Commissioning GP - Jul 22 2014]
Strike ballot for NHS workers [Published Jersey Evening Post - Jul 22 2014]
A month in primary care...News Roundup [Published Independent Nurse - Jul 21 2014]
Nappy birthday at Birth Centre [Published News Wales - Jul 18 2014]
Eating junk food before getting pregnant spikes... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 26 2014]
Junk food before falling pregnant raises premat... [Published Telegraph - May 26 2014]
Fears new guidance on births will increase baby... [Published Telegraph - May 14 2014]
Women should give birth without doctors, says n... [Published Telegraph - May 13 2014]
Hospital chiefs 'ignoring midwives shortage rat... [Published Telegraph - Apr 24 2014]
Wider 'duty of candour' considered [Published Retford Guardian - Mar 26 2014]
Half of maternity units are short of senior doc... [Published Telegraph - Jan 31 2014]
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