Birth

Birth, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

A pregnant black woman sits on a big doctor's hand. Prenatal medical care and check-up. Psychological and medical vector concept

Why the new NICE birth guidelines are so worrying for women of colour

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Amerley Ollennu
  • Laura Whitmore in lockdown.
    Celebrity

    Laura Whitmore’s low-key baby announcement is a breath of fresh air

  • Paloma Faith attends the launch of Amazon's Home of Black Friday in Waterloo on November 27, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Amazon)
    Celebrity

    Why Paloma Faith’s honest birth announcement has taken Instagram by storm

  • Hannah Spearritt
    Opinion

    The big problem with calling Hannah Spearritt’s baby news a “secret pregnancy”

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Labour MP Stella Creasy
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Stella Creasy’s birth announcement features a rather clever political pun

The Labour candidate announced the birth of her baby daughter on Instagram this morning (28 November).

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Lauren Geall
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People

“MPs are having to delay childbirth for the Brexit vote – and that’s not OK”

We shouldn't have to choose between political freedom and physical safety, says Rebecca Schiller

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Rebecca Schiller
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Long Reads

World’s first test tube baby pays tribute to the women who made her

As Louise Brown celebrates her 40th birthday, she explains how it felt growing up as the world’s first IVF baby

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Long Reads

“Why every new mum should be offered mental health support on the NHS”

After getting a fourth-degree vaginal tear, one woman was left traumatised and unable to leave the house

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Victoria Noble
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Gina Clarke
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"Why I feel sorry for Kate Middleton and her fresh-faced hospital exit"

Her fresh-faced stoicism should not be held up as the norm

Life

Serena Williams unveils baby girl's powerhouse name

And she's introduced her to the world via a sweet homemade video, too

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Megan Murray
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Life

Awe-inspiring doctor delivers patient's baby - while in labour herself

Yes, you read that correctly

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Megan Murray
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Life

Scientists create artificial womb that could save premature babies

The new research is groundbreaking

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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People

Scarlett Moffatt praises NHS after 'crazy' Spanish hospital experience

“In other countries, people can’t afford to be well”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Woman defends mother who abandoned her in public toilet as a baby

"I have the utmost respect for her"

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

This photographer captured every stage of her labour

"I didn’t know if anything was going to be in focus. But it helped me focus."

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Hayley Spencer
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Amy Swales
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Hilarious cartoons depict the realities of pregnancy

Are you having a baby or a stranger magnet?