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The midwives who delivered a princess

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

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Caesarean births can be dangerous - report

A new investigation into Caesarean-section deaths shows that this method is dogged by problems.

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Equality rules as sperm meets egg

Scientific articles have said boys are in the majority at conception. But that might not be the case...

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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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Caesarean births can be dangerous - report
April 14 2015 at 12:24

A new investigation into Caesarean-section deaths shows that this method is dogged by problems.

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Equality rules as sperm meets egg
March 31 2015 at 13:34

Scientific articles have said boys are in the majority at conception. But that might not be the case...

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‘Why I would opt for natural birth’
March 16 2015 at 14:11

Misinformation has led to more moms turning away from natural birth, experts say.

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New parent? Ditch those extras
February 23 2015 at 13:16

Don’t bother buying all that bulky baggage for baby – you don’t really need it, says Andrea Orr.

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Induce birth at 37 weeks, study suggests
February 18 2015 at 13:22

Inducing pregnant women once they reach 37 weeks can lower risks to the baby, a study has suggested.

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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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