Press Releases


07/12/2010 - CMACE release: National enquiry into maternal obesity - Implications for women, babies and the NHS

The Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries (CMACE) releases its report Maternal obesity in the UK: Findings from a national project today after its three-year UK-wide national enquiry into Obesity in Pregnancy.

21/07/2010 - UK stillbirth rate still improving

The Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries (CMACE) published its Perinatal Mortality 2008 report on Wednesday 21st July 2010.

19/03/2010 - CMACE publishes information on obesity in pregnancy

CMACE reveals results from a survey on NHS maternity provision for obese women and publishes guideline.

07/12/2009 - Report on Albany Group practice - CMACE's statement

A report commissioned by King's College Hospital (King's) in respect of adverse outcomes in the Albany Group Practice.

20/07/2009 - Baroness Julia Cumberlege becomes Patron of Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries (CMACE)

Julia Cumberlege becomes the first patron of the Centre for Maternal and Children Enquiries (CMACE), the newly registered chartity established on the 1st July 2009.

03/07/2009 - CMACE response to 'Patient Safety' - 6th report of the session 2008/09

The Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries (CMACE) welcomes the recent House of Commons Health Committee’s publication “Patient Safety – 6th report of session 2008-09”, published on 3 July 2009 and endorses in particular the value of patient case note review as a tool to improve patient safety.

24/06/2009 - Perinatal Mortality 2007

CMACE releases its new results on Perinatal Mortality rates.

01/07/2009 - CEMACH becomes CMACE

CEMACH becomes an independent charity on 1 July 2009 with the new name “Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries” (CMACE).

01/04/2009 - CEMACH appoints new chair

CEMACH appoints Professor James Walker to be the new Chair of CEMACH from 1 April 2009.

Latest News

CMACE releases it's report Maternal obesity in the UK: findings from a national project.

This report has revealed for the first time the prevalence of severe maternal obesity in the UK, details the complications and consequences of obesity in pregnancy, and outlines the implications for the care of obese pregnant women. [07/12/2010]

Saving Mothers’ Lives Conferences March 2011

Now open for bookings - Early Bird rate available until 31st December 2010. [30/11/2010]

CMACE publishes briefing on genital tract sepsis from 'Saving Mothers' Lives 2006-2008

Emergent Theme Briefing #1: Genital Tract Sepsis, September 2010 [05/10/2010]

CMACE Resources: Forms and Tools