Pregnancy

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

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A dedicated NHS taskforce will tackle maternity care inequality experienced by ethnic minority and low income women
Health

The NHS’ new plans aim to finally tackle maternity care inequality in the UK

Data shows black women are 40% more likely to experience a miscarriage than white women, and deprived areas can have higher rates of still births.

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Amy Beecham
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Strength

“I’ve trained my whole life for the Boston Marathon and now I’m pregnant I’m losing my place”

The race is notoriously hard to qualify for, and doesn’t let those without insurance defer.

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Alice Barraclough
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Health

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

“Putting a pregnant woman, or a mother and child behind a locked door is never going to be a safe place.”

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Leah Sinclair
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Women

“The last taboo”: the truth about sex after miscarriage

”The more we talk about this aspect of pregnancy loss, the less alone people will feel.”

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Siobhan Smith
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Amy Beecham
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Myleene Klass shares the trauma of baby loss in her emotional new documentary about miscarriage

The singer and presenter experienced a devastating four miscarriages in three years.

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News

“Burnt out, frustrated and anxious”: the reality of being an NHS midwife

“I take home the pressure of my job every day. I lie in bed most of the time thinking: ‘Have I done enough?’”

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Leah Sinclair
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Health

“I wasn’t prepared for a fertility MOT – here’s what to consider before getting one done”

Fertility testing is on the rise.

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Amerley Ollennu
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Contraceptive services failing in England
Health

10 common myths about contraception debunked

On World Contraception Day, let's do some factchecking.

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Morgan Cormack
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TV

Sex Education’s season three is completely done with the male gaze

Old favourites and new characters alike tackle fertility, sexuality and the non-binary experience.

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Charley Ross
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Women
Women

7 of the most-Googled questions about the pill answered

We put the contraception FAQs to a doctor

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Life

“25 weird reactions I got when people found out I was pregnant”

“I didn’t know you were trying!”

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Anonymous
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Amy Swales
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Truth time: is it ever possible to have an eco-friendly pregnancy?

Some changes are easier than you’d imagine, so it’s always worth a try...

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Life

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

“I know all too well how racism plays a huge role in the perception of people of colour and the subsequent care we receive,” says Amerley Ollennu.

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Amerley Ollennu
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, Paris Hilton attends the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
Celebrity

Why the hell do we keep forcing women to “deny” that they’re pregnant?

Paris Hilton is the latest in a long line of women to be dogged by unfounded pregnancy rumours, and we’ve honestly had enough.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Fashion

Maternity fashion is a bumpy ride – here’s how to navigate it

Trying to figure out how to create a sustainable pregnancy wardrobe? Look this way...

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Shaz Muradova
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The pill
Health

Two progestogen-only contraceptive pills can now be bought over the counter

Everything you need to know about the new rules.

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Hollie Richardson
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Women

“I had big dreams for my maternity leave – but then lockdown happened”

Jessica’s expectations for her maternity leave were very different to the reality that lockdown left her with. Here’s what she learned from her disappointment.

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Jessica Anais Rach
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Amber Heard
Celebrity

Amber Heard’s baby announcement smashes the stigma around pregnancy

“I hope we arrive at a point in which it’s normalised.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Laura Cooke
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5 practical and thoughtful ways to support someone going through IVF

It’s vital someone undergoing IVF has a good support network around them.

Portrait of two mom women embracing their newborn baby.
Relationships

How pregnancy really feels when you’re in the role of the ‘other mother’

“I experienced a disconnect that I knew I’d have to reconcile as the pregnancy progressed,” says Lotte Jeffs of her wife’s pregnancy.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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