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Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
Women who gain too much weight in pregnancy run the risk of giving their offspring health problems in later life, researchers have found.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015
The UK’s highest court has overturned a ruling made in favour of two Catholic midwives who object to any involvement in abortion procedures.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
A mother who drank a half-bottle of vodka and eight cans of beer a day while pregnant and gave birth to a baby with serious, alcohol-related problems has been cleared of claims that she committed a criminal offence.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2014
At the age of 11, Sarian Karim Kamara became a victim of FGM.
Fri, 08 Aug, 2014
Women’s health is being increasingly threatened by the "over-medicalisation" of pregnancy in both poorer parts of the world and high-income countries such as the UK, say experts.
Mon, 23 Jun, 2014
Private patients in Ireland are twice as likely to have pre-planned Caesarean sections as women whose treatment is publicly funded, according to new figures that lend support to the theory that some mothers are “too posh to push”.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2013
Women are less likely to need an epidural, forceps or ventouse delivery if midwives lead their care, research shows.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2013
Breastfed babies cry more, laugh less and generally have "more challenging temperaments" than formula-fed infants, a study has found.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2012
Health chiefs have insisted breast milk provides all the nutrients a baby needs up to six months of age after experts suggested exclusive breastfeeding for that length of time is not necessarily best.
Fri, 14 Jan, 2011
WOMEN were urged yesterday to think twice before giving birth at home lest they put their baby at risk.
Fri, 30 Jul, 2010
British parents were warned last night by a leading cot death charity not to risk their baby’s life by sleeping alongside them.
Wed, 29 Apr, 2009
Obese women giving birth for the first time are more likely to have premature and low birthweight babies, researchers said today.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2009