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By Louise Wheeler3 June 2015

Embryo engineering a ‘moral duty’

According to a leading scientist, it would be a "sin of omission" and unethical to block the option of genetically engineering embryos. Read more

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By Louise Wheeler2 June 2015

Pregnancy Food Myths

It isn’t always easy to keep up with what you should and shouldn't eat during pregnancy. Soft cheese, liver and pâté may all still be off the menu in the UK, but recent research has now revealed that avoiding peanuts might not actually be the surest way to prevent children from developing nut allergies. Read more

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By Dr. Chig Amin1 June 2015

Oral Health and Pregnancy

Being vigilant about your oral hygiene is always important, but if you are pregnant it takes on another level of significance. This is because how you take care of your mouth and teeth during those nine months could affect not only your own oral health, but also your baby’s oral health too. Read more

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By Louise Wheeler31 May 2015

Mum thanks midwives for home birth dream come true

Lisa Spelling was looking forward to a healthy, happy pregnancy, except that her weight meant that medical professionals had labelled her as “high risk.” Read more

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By liz shaw25 May 2015

Woman gives birth to twins with different dads

A new mum has given birth to twins who have different fathers. In a landmark case, the mothers former boyfriend will now pay for one of the twins, after it was confirmed that another man had fathered the twin. Read more