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Partner pushes up labour pains

Study shows women cope better in birthing without the presence of their loved one.

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Single-child families a rising trend in UK

Experts say this will continue into the next decade – with negative consequences for kids’ mental health.

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Womb surgery saves triplets

Thanks to the skill of surgeons who performed the operation, all three survived and were born tiny but healthy.

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Partner pushes up labour pains
January 23 2015 at 13:56

Study shows women cope better in birthing without the presence of their loved one.

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Single-child families a rising trend in UK
January 5 2015 at 14:06

Experts say this will continue into the next decade – with negative consequences for kids’ mental health.

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Womb surgery saves triplets
December 30 2014 at 10:58

Thanks to the skill of surgeons who performed the operation, all three survived and were born tiny but healthy.

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Stop freaking out about having babies in your 30s
December 23 2014 at 11:39

Lets stop treating childbearing as an impediment to economic productivity, writes Jenna Healey.

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Pregnant women urged to give hospital a miss
December 19 2014 at 10:46

Experts have reversed the advice they have been giving for years that hospital is the best place for women to give birth.

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‘Ditch the anti-vaccine bullies’
November 21 2014 at 13:07

Agony aunt Emily Yoffe tells a worried father-to-be to find a birth team he feels comfortable with.

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Two more womb swap babies due
October 6 2014 at 11:57

The expectant mums will be the first to carry children using the very uterus that carried them as unborn infants.

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‘I gave birth in a room full of friends’
September 17 2014 at 12:17

Katy Chatel says her home birth surround by friends and family was not unconventional at all...

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Memorable birth was a lifelong gift
August 22 2014 at 13:43

Bruce Friedland reflects on the satisfying - and bittersweet - journey that is parenting.

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Half of mothers enjoy childbirth - survey
August 20 2014 at 13:53

It's no surprise that nearly two-thirds of women say that childbirth was the most painful experience of their lives.

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