Heidi Eldridge
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MAMA Academy aims to reduce baby loss by educating mums on health in pregnancy and assisting midwives in keeping up to date with latest guidelines. The professionals side of our site has been accredited by The Royal College of Midwives.

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Call The Midwife! International Day of the Midwife - 5th May 2013

(0) Comments | Posted 2 May 2013 | (21:13)

The 5th of May is International Day of the Midwife and the UK should be supporting midwives and other maternity professionals more so now than ever before. Why? Because there is currently a baby boom, a shortage of 5,000 midwives and the UK has one of the worst stillbirth rates...

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New Movie Being Made to Help Save Babies Lives!

(0) Comments | Posted 26 November 2012 | (21:35)

I am the chairman of the health in pregnancy charity, MAMA Academy, and we are helping to promote the innovative project, 24Weekers to help save babies lives.

In January 2005, Karen Entwistle was 24 weeks pregnant and experiencing discomfort. She sat up awake one night watching the baby...

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Raising Awareness for World Prematurity Day

(0) Comments | Posted 17 November 2012 | (00:00)

On 17 November, the world will be discussing the serious issue of premature birth. Sadly 15 million babies are born before 37 weeks resulting in 1.1 million babies dying every year around the globe. The staggering fact is that reports show around 75% of these deaths could be prevented with...

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Baby Loss Awareness Week 9- 15 October

(0) Comments | Posted 10 October 2012 | (01:00)

Sadly 17 babies are stillborn or die shortly after birth in the UK every DAY, which equates to 6,500 each year. The UK stillbirth rates have not changed for the past 10 years and more research is needed to find out why stillbirth happens and why the UK has one...

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