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Pregnancy & Birth

By Louise Wheeler19 December 2014

Expectant mums face bullying by employers, says TUC

Expectant mums face bullying, sacking and sidelining because of the old-fashioned attitudes of their employers, a report published by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has suggested. Read more

By Louise Wheeler18 December 2014

Home births are better, says NICE

Women are now better off giving birth at home or in mid-wife led centres, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has said. Read more

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By Susie Gower2 December 2014

Fertility and Self Awareness

The recent National Fertility Awareness Week which cumulated with a Fertility Show in association with Infertility Network UK at Olympia in London was a great way to bring awareness of fertility into the mainstream consciousness. Read more

By Louise Wheeler13 November 2014

Fake pregnancy tests used to 'trick' cheats

The selling sites eBay, Craigslist and Gumtree are now offering used positive pregnancy tests and fake baby scans for sale. Read more

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By Louise Wheeler9 November 2014

Pre-pregnancy lifestyle may cut gestational diabetes risk

According to a U.S. study, a woman’s pre-pregnancy lifestyle can have a strong impact on her risk of developing gestational diabetes. Read more