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Home birth “hysteria” criticised by senior midwife
Concerns voiced over anti-home birth sentiment in the medical profession by general secretary of the Royal College of Midwives
17 August 2010
Guide to episiotomy
Your doctor may recommend an episiotomy - a surgical cut made in the perineum - during labour if there is a likelihood of tearing while you give birth.
16 August 2010
Baby born at 23 weeks survives
Youngest premature baby is “developing well” in hospital with twin brother born 10 days later
21 July 2010
Black parents give birth to white child
Blonde hair, blue eyed baby girl surprises her black parents and the medical profession.
20 July 2010
Home birth - the pros and cons
The number of home births in the UK is on the rise, and not without reason, but it's not for everyone
12 July 2010
Birthing simulator could help reduce maternal mortality
Pregnancy strap-on could increase survival chances of mums and babies in the third world
06 July 2010
No limit on number of caesareans in the UK
Recommendation for fewer caesarean births dropped by World Health Organization
01 July 2010
Barmaid has surprise baby after mistaking labour for backache
Baby girl born on the loo to mum who didn’t know she was pregnant
17 June 2010
Birth complications more common at night
Picking the time of day to give birth could influence the chances of a smooth delivery
14 June 2010
Risks for babies born one week early – the real story
Today’s headlines announcing that babies born just 1 week early are more likely to have “special educational needs” are sensationalizing the truth
09 June 2010
Acupuncture does work as a pain reliever, say scientists
Pain is eased with acupuncture, new research finds, which is top news for any mum-to-be with it on her birth plan!
01 June 2010
Cut umbilical cord later for healthier babies
Delaying clamping babies’ umbilical cords could enable transfer of more antibodies and cord blood
28 May 2010
Some women have signals that labour is coming for weeks before it happens, others a few hours. What are the signs that labour is nearly here?
26 May 2010
Pro-biotics breakthrough for premature babies
Australian study claims pro-biotics could save the lives of thousands of premature babies
29 April 2010
Acupuncture doesn't reduce pain in labour, says new research
Acupuncture may not be an effective treatment for mums-to-be in labour.
28 April 2010
Hypnotist stops pregnant woman’s labour pains
How bedside therapy helped a phobic mum-to-be to an easy birth
08 April 2010
Pensioner becomes Britain’s oldest dad
Britain’s oldest dad thanks bananas for his virility at 74
29 March 2010
Maternity units failing obese pregnant women
Services struggling to keep up with rising weight of mums-to-be
23 March 2010
Cord blood collection warning to parents
Parents warned against risky and illegal blood collections from baby’s umbilical cords
09 March 2010
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