The BBC has refused to offer abortion advice because the issue is too “contentious” and treated it as a political matter, a health charity has claimed.
Royal College of Midwives
A birth centre in Aberdeen has reopened after successfully tackling midwife shortages.
Fears have been raised that midwives across Scotland are facing increasing pressures due to lack of staff and the increasing age and obesity rates of expectant mothers.
Next week will mark one year since the Scottish Government’s baby box scheme was rolled out across the country.
Campaigners have criticised NHS Grampian’s communications of changes at Moray’s only maternity ward as “terrible” on the day it was downgraded.
Expectant mothers in parts of the north face a 120-mile journey to have their babies if they go into labour after 5pm.