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Women 'missing out on pregnancy care'

Hundreds of thousands of women and their babies are being put at risk because they are not getting access to good antenatal care in England and Wales, experts claim.

The health watchdog NICE has said too many women from deprived backgrounds, and teenage girls in particular, are missing out on good pregnancy care.

It is now recommending changes in practice, including the hosting of classes in schools and colleges.

The BBC's Jane Hughes reports.

  • 22 Sep 2010
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