Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Women left alone when anxious in labour, despite pledges to tackle Britain's poor maternity record 

Women left alone when anxious in labour, despite pledges to tackle Britain's poor maternity record One in four women are being left alone while anxious during labour, despite pledges by ministers to tackle Britain’s woeful maternity record.

The survey by NHS watchdogs shows no progress ensuring women received support while giving birth - and worsening failings in post-natal care.

Almost half of mothers said they were not given enough support after birth, with rising numbers saying they had wanted to see a midwife more often. The Telegraph

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