A day late, but some recent things you might need to know about.
Genetics Home Reference: What is noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) and what disorders can it screen for? (American website, so check that what is discussed applies here).
Intravenous remifentanil patient-controlled analgesia versusintramuscular pethidine for pain relief in labour (RESPITE): an open-label,multicentre, randomised controlled trial (Lancet)
In the news (all in the Guardian)
Postnatal depression: fathers can suffer similar issues to women, say experts (research presented at an American Psychological Association meeting)
Report on the work of a Dublin company making a milk monitoring system that measures how much the baby has consumed
and something to make non midwives aware of, perhaps:
Grateful thanks to: NLM Announces; NEJM and BMJ tables of contents; as well as time spent reading the Guardian