Pregnancy

One in ten British babies will soon be born via IVF. So why is it taboo?

10 October 2015 9:00 am

As a result of a ruptured appendix, I am infertile. The appendicitis was followed by gangrene and peritonitis, which permanently…

New mothers deserve something better than NCT classes

3 October 2015 8:00 am

When I was pregnant, nearly everyone who’d had children asked me and my husband whether we’d booked our antenatal course…

Exciting news: I haven’t done a pregnancy test yet but we may be expecting

12 September 2015 9:00 am

Exciting news. We might be expecting. I say might because I haven’t done a pregnancy test yet. I thought about…

Driving test advice from 80 years ago

6 June 2015 9:00 am

First test The driving test celebrated its 80th anniversary. The first person to take the test, R.E.L. Beene of Kensington,…

The unexpected joys of working while pregnant

8 November 2014 9:00 am

‘You are like my cat.’ So I was told when eight-and-a-half months pregnant, just before going on maternity leave from…

How the NHS fails new mothers on breast-feeding

14 June 2014 8:00 am

There is really no question about whether it is best for babies to be breast-fed, at least for the first…