National media briefing: Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries, Homefront Forces, Rise in Welsh charity shops, Charities criticise proposed medical checks for disabled people

Charities in today's national media

National Media Briefing
National Media Briefing
More than one in 20 women giving birth are severely obese and their babies are twice as likely to be stillborn as a result, a report by the Centre for Maternal and Child Enquiries has found.
See the Guardian for full story

Homefront Forces, a charity set up to support the 175,000 kids of Britain's servicemen and women, has set up a child-friendly, secure web portal where families create private pages and can post pictures and videos.
See The Sun for full story

The number of charity shops on some of Wales's busiest high streets has risen by more than a fifth.
See BBC News for full story

Charities have expressed alarm after ministers proposed that new medical checks for disabled people claiming benefits should be implemented.
See the Guardian for full story

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