Birth

  • 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

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • 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

    Posted by
    Victoria Noble
    Published
  • Long Reads

    "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

    Posted by
    Gina Clarke
    Published
  • Life

    Serena Williams unveils baby girl's powerhouse name

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

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
    Published
  • Life

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

    Yes, you read that correctly

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
    Published
  • Life

    Scientists create artificial womb that could save premature babies

    The new research is groundbreaking

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • People

    Scarlett Moffatt praises NHS after 'crazy' Spanish hospital experience

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

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • Life

    The first baby conceived in new 'three person DNA' technique is born

    This could revolutionise how babies are created in future

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Life

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

    "I have the utmost respect for her"

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • 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."

    Posted by
    Hayley Spencer
    Published