Tag archive for ‘pregnant’
By insider On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

‘I begged for a Caesarean – but the midwife refused and my baby girl died: As minister holds maternity summit, a mother’s angry open letter

Junior health minister Dr Dan Poulter has organised a seminar today to consider maternity policy in the NHS. As well as representatives from midwifery and obstetrics, patients have been invited. Here, one of those More...

By insider On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

The photo frames made from PLACENTAS: Woman creates marble-effect frames from crushed, dried offcasts

Amanda Cotton, 25, adds cooked, crushed, dried pieces of placenta to moulds filled with casting resin to create the picture frames She says she is already receiving orders from parents-to-be New parents put the More...

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By insider On Friday, November 1st, 2013

Babies remember music which was played to them in the womb months after their birth

It is common for mums to play music for their babies during pregnancy but the benefits have never been known until now. Babies can remember music which was played to them in the womb long after their birth, it More...

By insider On Monday, October 28th, 2013

I’m NOT pregnant! Mother’s anguish at having to tell strangers she suffering from rare condition which makes her stomach swell

Mother-of-four Hayley Barley, 24, suffers from Hirschsprung’s disease The serious bowel condition frequently causes her stomach to swell She is often asked her due date and offered seats on public transport Mrs More...

By insider On Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Depression risk ‘starts in the womb’

  Children whose mothers are depressed during pregnancy have a small increased risk of depression in adulthood, according to a UK study. Medical treatment during pregnancy could lower the risk of future mental More...

By insider On Sunday, October 6th, 2013

‘Pregnant’ two-year-old boy gives ‘birth’ after he has parasitic twin removed from inside his stomach

  A two-year-old boy from Huaxi, has undergone an operation to give ‘birth’ after doctors diagnosed him as ‘pregnant’. Xiao Feng, was brought to hospital after his stomach had become More...

By insider On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Slightly early birth tied to lower adult achievement

  Being born just a couple of weeks early may influence a child’s long-term education and job prospects, hints a new study from Finland. Researchers found that infants born “late preterm” More...

By insider On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Infertile Woman Has Child Thanks To New Stanford Technique: How Many Could Benefit From ‘In Vitro Activation’?

  Scientists at Stanford University and in Japan have developed an experimental technique to remedy one of the leading causes of female infertility. The findings, published in the journal PNAS, could pave More...

By insider On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Early menopause: Baby born after ovaries ‘reawakened’

  A baby has been born through a new technique to “reawaken” the ovaries of women who had a very early menopause. Doctors in the US and Japan developed the technique to remove the ovaries, activate More...