Breastfeeding

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2018 NNAP/NDAU Collaborators’ meeting - presentations

Taking place on 27 April at the America Square Conference Centre, London, with more than 100 people attending, including parents, multidisciplinary neonatal unit staff members and neonatal network representatives. It offered a great opportunity to network and learn more about how data is being used ...
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State of Child Health report 2017

Our report, available to download below, provides a comprehensive list of 25 measures of the health of UK children. These range from specific conditions such as asthma, diabetes and epilepsy, risk factors for poor health such as obesity and a low rate of breastfeeding, to child deaths. The data prov...
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New research by the RCPCH and Nuffield Trust reveals UK lagging behind peers on child health

According to a new international analysis looking at child health measures over time and across 14 comparable countries, published today by the RCPCH and the Nuffield Trust, child health outcomes for babies and young children in the UK are poor compared to comparable countries.
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Largest ever maternity audit publishes report to help NHS services deliver improvements for women and babies

The National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA), published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), is a major clinical report that identifies areas of good practice and opportunities for improvement in the care of women and babies in maternity services across Britain...
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Breastfeeding

The UK has one of the lowest rates of breastfeeding in Europe. We strongly support national policies, practices and legislation that are conducive to breastfeeding, as well as promotion, advice and support to new mothers.