Operation Smile is a charity dedicated to repairing cleft lip or palates. This year, in support of the charity, Huggies ran a competition to find the UK’s ‘Super Smiler’, inviting parents to send in snaps of their tots. For every entry received
Midwife Katie says: A planned Caesarean is far less problematic when it comes to breastfeeding than an emergency C-section. You'll probably have a spinal anaesthetic and be awake for the delivery. Try to talk to the midwife who'll be in theatre with you to let her know you want t...
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previously.Others worry that the operation to terminate their pregnancy may affect their future chances of conception.For all women, the average time taken to conceive is around nine months, so it is likely that only a relatively small number of women
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