Jan 12th, 2012
Dr Ramya Ramaswami Maternal mortality among black African women in the UK is up to seven times higher than it is among white women. Doctors’ surgeries are misunderstanding their obligations to migrant patients, says Dr Ramya Ramaswami The Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health (CEMACH), ...
Mar 25th, 2011
Pregnant women with BMI of 35 or more twice as likely to lose child Mothers from ethnic minorities more likely to have stillbirths or neonatal death A link has been found between Body Mass Index and stillbirths and neonatal mortality rates Numbers of deaths in newborn babies where the mother is obese...
Jan 28th, 2011
Doctors have issued a stark warning to couples not to leave it too late to try for a baby. With more and more women pursuing careers, they and their partners are leaving parenthood to at least their late thirties. But women aged 35 are six times more likely to have problems conceiving compared to tho...