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Tessa Fulton

Your Insights Needed on Obesity Drugs

I’m always really keen to publicise research opportunities. I think it’s important our voices and perspectives are heard. Usually I focus solely on research concerning pregnancy, labour, and birth, so this one’s a bit different. However, just because you shouldn’t take obesity drugs in pregnancy, doesn’t mean you can’t have an opinion on them! I […]

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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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Gave birth between March and August 2020? Researchers need you!

Hello lovely Big Birthas! Did you give birth between March and August 2020? If so, researchers at the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU) at the University of Oxford want to hear from you! The researchers are trying to find out about the health and care of mums and babies during the COVID-19 pandemic. They want to

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