Childbirth

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

An image of a pregnant woman in a prison cell

Pregnant women are facing poor conditions in UK prisons - here’s one woman’s story

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Leah Sinclair
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    Entertainment

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  • 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

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Hannah Spearritt
Opinion

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

The S Club 7 star chose not to announce her pregnancy before giving birth – and that’s 100% OK.

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Lauren Geall
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Lisa Smorsaki Editor
People

There is no right way to feel during this time

Anxiety, emotions, home schooling and WFH, Editor-in-Chief, Lisa Smosarski shares her thoughts...

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Lisa Smosarski
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Labour MP Stella Creasy
People

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

Caitlin Moran really isn’t here for this “romantic” viral birth video

“READ THE ROOM,” she tweeted, in response to the Love Actually-inspired stunt.

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Megan Murray
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Anna Brech
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"Thrilled" Prince Harry says he's in awe of women who give birth

The new dad says watching his son born was an amazing experience

Visible Women

From Emma Thompson to grassroots activists: the women making waves this week

Celebrating the women who made history and pushed for change over the last seven days.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

“Let us see the whole truth about childbirth”

Lucy Mangan on the damaging effects of social media censorship

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Lucy Mangan
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Life

New vaginal mesh material could prevent injury in women

"I’m delighted groups are developing these materials...the area needs more research"

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Emily Reynolds
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 16/1/18

Women are turned away from UK hospitals during childbirth, a Danish inventor is charged with murder of journalist Kim Wall, and more.

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Emily Reynolds
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Life

Something magical happens when you hold your lover’s hand, says study

The touch of someone we love is a powerful thing

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Hundreds of women suing NHS over vaginal mesh implants

The devices are supposed to help women to recover from side-effects of childbirth.

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Hayley Spencer
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Anna Pollitt
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Baby on board! Woman gives birth mid-flight at 42,000ft

And she did it all with the help of these incredible women

Life

Couple celebrates the arrival of their 'baby burrito'

“Our little burrito always comes first!”

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Amy Lewis
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Life

Photographer captures moments of raw elation after childbirth

The joy, the relief, and the exhaustion

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Sejal Kapadia Pocha
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