Epidural could reduce risk of post-natal depression

Mothers-to-be often put themselves under huge pressure to have as natural a birth as possible. But now it has emerged there could be a medical benefit to having an epidural, aside from pain control. According to new research, mothers who have pain relief in the form...

The illnesses killing 1.4 million children every year

More than 1.4 million children worldwide are dying from preventable illnesses every year, according to a Unicef report. Even though there have been marked improvements in health conditions in recent years, death rates among the under fives are still a huge cause for concern. While illnesses...

Feeling ill? Have Christmas next week instead say medics

People feeling ill have been told to put themselves into isolation and celebrate Christmas when they are feeling better in a bid to prevent the spread of winter bugs such as flu or norovirus. According to statistics, British hospitals are now 95 per cent full...

The tragic mum who died after midwives ignored her pleas for a C-section

A primary school teacher who had begged midwives for a C-section died just hours after giving birth to her son, an inquest has been told. Frances Cappuccini was in labour for 12 hours before she was finally allowed to have the C-section she had...

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