Call for experts for NICE guideline on Maternal and Child Nutrition

NICE is about to rewrite the Maternal and Child Nutrition Guideline, and has put out a call for experts. Most roles have been filled, but there are some important vacancies. Could you join the committee and lend your insight to this important document? They’re looking for professionals with “demonstrable relevant experience and clinical knowledge in …

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West Midlands Maternity Research Study Needs Participants!

It’s a New Year, and researchers are back looking for participants! As usual, I’ll publish any I feel are relevant to the BigBirthas readers here. First up for January 2022 is some West Midlands maternity research. Did you give birth in the West Midlands between 2015 and 2020? Are you from a minority ethnic background? …

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Midwives Supporting Alternative Birth Choices – New Research!

It’s always nice to hear about midwives supporting alternative birth choices. To be fair, I don’t think my choice to homebirth with a BMI of 44 should be regarded as ‘alternative’! But, since only 1.1% of women and birthing people with a BMI over 40 birthed in a freestanding midwifery unit or at home in …

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