Category: Maternity care

Birth Companions’ response to the MBRRACE 2020 report on maternal deaths

The latest MBRRACE reports on maternal mortality rates and rates of stillbirths and neonatal deaths during 2016-18 show significant and growing inequalities in outcomes stemming from deprivation and disadvantage: 

14 Jan 2021

Birth Companions is pleased to share our latest resource for women in prison.

Your inside guide to pregnancy, birth and motherhood in prison
6 Nov 2020

Our latest statement on pregnant women and new mothers in prison

This statement was updated on 5 June to include reference to the findings of the HMIP Short Scrutiny Visits to three women's prisons.
4 Jun 2020

New resource for midwives supporting women facing multiple disadvantage during COVID-19

Birth Companions has developed new guidance for midwives working with women experiencing multiple disadvantage during the COVID-19 pandemic. Created in collaboration with Consultant Midwife Tamsin Bicknell, this resource draws on recent research to offer insights into women’s needs, and key considerations for their maternity care in these challenging times.

12 May 2020
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