Perinatal Mental Health
This video produced by the International Forum for Wellbeing in Pregnancy has been designed to help raise global awareness of mental health conditions during pregnancy and post-childbirth period. It highlights some of the experiences mums and dads may see and how that can affect the baby.
FIGO position paper: how to stop the caesarean section epidemic
FIGO has published a position paper with suggestions on how to reduce the worldwide caesarean section rate. To help reduce the caesarean section rates the paper asks stakeholders to consider:
NHS Digital report – Maternity Figures
NHS digital has published maternity data for 2017-18. The data is taken from Hospital Episodes Statistics (HES) and the Maternity Services Data Set (MSDS). Key outcomes from the data show:
The report and associate documents can be viewed here.