Doctors should attempt to save premature babies born after 22 weeks, medical leaders say
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Doctors should attempt to save premature babies born after 22 weeks, medical leaders say

This article was taken from: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/10/22/doctors-should-attempt-save-premature-babies-born-22-weeks-medical/ By Mason Boycott-Owen Doctors should attempt to saveĀ premature babiesĀ born after just 22 weeks, medical leaders have said. The change in official guidelines follows a doubling of survival rates among severely preterm births in the last 10 years. The policy shift from the British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM), which…

NHS maternity wards in England forced to close 382 times last year

NHS maternity wards in England forced to close 382 times last year

Figures obtained by Labour reveal ā€˜appallingā€™ treatment of women, largely due to staff shortages and lack of beds and cots Maternity wards in England were forced to close their doors 382 times in 2016, according to new figures that have triggered claims of women being ā€œpushed from pillar to post in the throes of labourā€….