Report of a BICS-sponsored workshop held in January 2023 to share ways in which maternity units are optimising induction of labour processes. Download the full pdf or read the projects online.
Can promoting awareness of fetal movements and focusing interventions reduce fetal mortality? A stepped-wedge cluster randomised trial (AFFIRM)
Comment on reduced fetal movements from Kate Walker & Jim Thornton
In this study, antenatal steroid use was consistently associated with a reduction in birth weight. Efforts need to be made to correctly identify and target women who will deliver preterm.
If you are pregnant or have recently had a baby, please remember maternity services are still open 24/7 and it is important to contact your midwife or maternity unit if you have any concerns