Mums-to-be worried about giving birth naturally are to be offered psychiatric counselling under new draft guidelines issued by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).The NHS hopes to curb the number of mums-to-be opting for Caesarean sections, which now ...
Two friends in the US have made a documentary about trying to get pregnant in their late 30s and early 40s. Pushing Motherhood follows the real-life stories of Sybil Azur, who, at 38 is trying to get pregnant with her second child, and Linda
New research suggests that being deficient in iodine while pregnant could lower the IQ of your baby.The study, published in the Lancet, showed lower IQs and reading scores in primary school pupils whose mother had had too little iodine while
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists issued a report today warning pregnant women to "play it safe" and avoid certain household items because of the potential of dangerous chemicals in them, particularly bisphenol A.The list
If you've heard about the health benefits of omega-3 for a healthy pregnancy, but are unsure how much you need, European Council recommendations should help.It advises pregnant and breastfeeding women to have 200mg of DHA - a poly unsaturated omega
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At 41 years of age in 2008 Halle Berry joined the mums-over-40 gang giving birth to Nahla Ariela Aubry. Cheeky Nahla has previously shown how keen she was to see mum Halle add to her post-40 brood, after hinting she wanted a baby sister. Nahla may just have got her wish after Hal...
breastfeeding stops you from getting pregnant, although it makes it more unlikely. If you've decided your family is complete, ask for advice on the right contraception for you from your GP.Q. What should I do if it happens to me out of the blue?A Talk to someone
Sex therapist Rache Foux explains why these positions can be the most satisfying when you're expecting. Sex with a bump
Whether it's pickles or peanut butter, cravings are a normal part of the pregnancy experience. Sending your partner out to the all-night garage to satisfy your urges? You're not alone. About 85% of women say they've had at least one food craving during pregnancy. Cravings may ...