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By Louise Wheeler5 May 2015

7 Bizarre Fertility Rituals and Festivals

While they may not be the first thing you turn to when trying to conceive, many ancient fertility rituals and festivals have survived into the modern era. Read more

By Louise Wheeler4 May 2015

New video celebrates #everybaby

On 2nd May 2015, as the nation focussed on one particular birth, award winning Director Elizabeth Stopford set out to create a short film which celebrates #everybaby. Read more

By Louise Wheeler1 May 2015

National Folic Awareness Day

Friday 1st May 2015 is National Folic Awareness Day. Folic acid (vitamin B9) can significantly reduce the risk of neural tube defects in the developing foetus, such as spina bifida. Read more

By Louise Wheeler29 April 2015

Born with a Silver Spoon

With the new royal brother or sister for HRH Prince George due any day now, we can’t help but wonder what it would be like to be born into a life of wealth and privilege. Would any parent really want their baby to be born with the ultimate silver spoon? Is the opportunity to travel the world more appealing than playdates in the park? Read more

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By Louise Wheeler28 April 2015

65-year-old woman pregnant with quadruplets

A 65-year-old mum of 13 has become the oldest person in the world to be pregnant with quadruplets, German media have reported. Read more