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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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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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