The brother and sister born with a record-breaking gap of just six and a half months

The brother and sister born with a record-breaking gap of just SIX AND A HALF months Sadie Budden, 31, had Sienna and Ronnie just six and a half months apartFamily holds record for the closest age gap between siblings in the UKSienna was born extremely prematurely at just 26 weeks , at 26 weeks, Miss Budden woke at 5am with contractions.

Giving birth in hospital raises risk of new mothers bleeding to death

Giving birth in hospital raises risk of new mothers bleeding to death | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 2 December 2012 Women who choose to give birth at home are less likely to suffer from life-threatening bleeding than those who have their baby in hospital, a study has found.

Health News: A pacemaker to stop premature births, a method to tackle chest pain and how milk and cabbage may prevent cancer

Health News: A pacemaker to stop premature births, a method to tackle chest pain and how milk and cabbage may prevent cancer | UPDATED: 19:27 GMT, 17 September 2012 Scientists have developed a birth ‘pacemaker’ to help prevent premature arrivals.

Father-in-law delivers his grandson with the help of a pair of SHOE LACES when mother gives birth after only four contractions

Definitely not awkward! Father-in-law delivers his grandson with the help of a pair of SHOE LACES when mother gives birth after only four contractions Stephen Wilson, 61, used laces from trainers to tie off the umbilical cordVikki Taylor Wilson gave birth to baby Isaac in the hallway of the family home | UPDATED: 19:06 GMT, 9 July 2012 Giving birth is usually something a woman normally prefers to do in front of her partner or mother.

Is this Britain"s youngest midwife? Schoolgirl, 7, delivers baby sister in family"s bathroom after mother goes into labour

Is this Britain's youngest midwife Schoolgirl, 7, delivers baby sister in family's bathroom after mother goes into labour | UPDATED: 15:06 GMT, 13 May 2012 When seven-year-old Chloe Dennis' mother went into labour, she didn't call the midwife…

How labour takes longer for today"s woman as it"s revealed average birth takes two hours longer than 50 years ago

How labour is longer for a modern mother: Giving birth can take two and a half hours more than 50 years ago | UPDATED: 00:11 GMT, 2 April 2012 As if having a baby wasn’t difficult enough, research suggests that labour is taking longer.

Mother has baby in car park after she is turned away from hospital that had "run out of midwives"

Mother has baby in car park after she is turned away from hospital that had 'run out of midwives'Ania's husband was told to drive her to a different hospital even though he didn't know the way PUBLISHED: 15:01 GMT, 26 March 2012 | UPDATED: 16:25 GMT, 26 March 2012 A mother-to-be was forced to have her baby in a hospital car park after being turned away from her local maternity ward because there were no spare midwives.