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Pregnancy & Birth

By Louise Wheeler7 February 2015

Mum helps perform her own c-section

When Gerri Wolfe discovered that complications would make it difficult for her to birth her twins naturally, she decided that she would instead help to deliver her babies by c-section. Read more

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By Louise Wheeler6 February 2015

Pregnant women bribed to quit smoking

Offering shopping vouchers could be an effective way to encourage more women to quit smoking, researchers in a BMJ study have said. But should pregnant women be bribed to quit smoking? Read more

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By Louise Wheeler5 February 2015

Three-parent babies will ‘offer hope’

On 3rd February 2015, MPs in the House of Commons made a historic vote on three-parent babies and the reformation of the 2008 Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act. Read more

By Louise Wheeler27 January 2015

Woman gives birth just 1 hour after discovering she was pregnant

A woman from Massachusetts has given birth to a 10lb baby girl – just 1 hour after discovering she was pregnant. Read more

By Louise Wheeler22 January 2015

Mum gives birth to identical triplets

A mum whose husband convinced her to have ‘one last child’ has given birth to IDENTICAL triplets. Read more