NOURISH Study – Are you less than 11 weeks pregnant?

The NOURISH Study (Nutritional Online sUrvey for pRegnancy Induced Sickness & Hyperemesis) is looking for participants in their first trimester of pregnancy to take part in research. Plymouth University are running the study in collaboration with UK Pregnancy Sickness Support. They’re trying to find out how best to support healthy pregnancies and babies. The focus …

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Disappointed in the RCM #ButNotMaternity Response

I’m disappointed and angry today. This year has been difficult for everyone, but for people accessing maternity services it has been particularly traumatic and unnecessarily anxiety inducing. When the NHS released new guidance on Wednesday, clarifying that (at last!) people should “have access to support at all times during their maternity journey“. It finally seemed …

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Pregnancy & Cardiovascular Health Research

I’ve spoken before about the importance of Patient and Public Engagement in research and policy decision making. So I’m excited to let you know there’s another project on the horizon that needs your input! This one is Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Health research, and run by Imperial College, London. This year I refused to publicise a …

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