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About to have a baby? Invite your friends

Young moms are taking an average of eight people into the birthing room - and that doesn't include the midwife.

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How the British royals affect births

Research suggests that births, marriages and deaths in the Royal Family have a 'significant impact on everyday life' .

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Hepatitis B vaccine at birth can save lives

The inoculation against the deadly disease Hepatitis B should take place at birth, a local expert says.

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About to have a baby? Invite your friends
July 31 2015 at 12:19

Young moms are taking an average of eight people into the birthing room - and that doesn't include the midwife.

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Hepatitis B vaccine at birth can save lives
July 31 2015 at 08:26

The inoculation against the deadly disease Hepatitis B should take place at birth, a local expert says.

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How the British royals affect births
July 31 2015 at 08:26

Research suggests that births, marriages and deaths in the Royal Family have a 'significant impact on everyday life' .

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Inducing small babies could prevent stillbirth
July 8 2015 at 12:08

Inducing the delivery of small babies before they reach full-term could reduce the number of stillbirths, experts say.

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When you aren't prepared for a C-section
July 8 2015 at 12:08

Botho Molosankwe looks into the postpartum depression which sometimes follows an emergency Caesarean.

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Childhood transplant, then birth
June 10 2015 at 08:40

A woman has become the first in the world to give birth after her fertility was restored by transplanting ovarian tissue.

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Are we losing the ability to give birth?
June 4 2015 at 11:46

Women are losing their power to give birth naturally, according to a controversial medical expert.

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One in 10 dads depressed after baby's birth
June 1 2015 at 11:56

Money worries and a lack of quality time with their child hit first-time fathers hard, a study suggests.

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22-week-old babies 'stand chance of survival'
May 27 2015 at 12:06

Premature babies born at just 22 weeks are more likely to survive than doctors had thought, a study suggests.

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The midwives who delivered a princess
May 4 2015 at 13:26

Two unsung heroines of the royal birth were unflappable midwives Arona Ahmed and her boss Professor Jacqui Dunkley-Bent.

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