Mother of 3 girls Suzanne Doherty has hysterectomy only to be told afterwards she was pregnant with a son

Mother of three girls had hysterectomy only to be told afterwards she was pregnant and doctors aborted the son she always wanted Suzanne Doherty paid 62,000 in compensation after experts failed to spot the unborn child in her womb before the major operationShe woke up to be told she had been 14 weeks pregnant but the child had been abortedRoyal Cornwall Hospital in Truro apologise for the botched operation David Cameron's youngest child Florence was born there in 2010 | UPDATED: 01:00 GMT, 18 December 2012 A mother of three girls had a hysterectomy only to be told by doctors afterwards that while she slept they had also aborted the son she had always wanted but did not know she was carrying.

Hundreds of women have healthy pregnancies ended by mistake because scans can"t detect the earliest signs of life

Hundreds of women may be losing healthy babies due to mistaken diagnosis of miscarriage Home pregnancy tests are now so sensitive women who fear they have miscarried are attending hospital at an earlier stage than in the pastHospital scans cannot detect the earliest signs of life and may fail to pick up a present heartbeat, leading doctors to remove the early foetusUp to 400 woman may be losing healthy babies each year due to mistaken diagnosis, according to reportNew guidelines urge doctors not to operate to remove a foetus within the first 13 weeks of pregnancy | UPDATED: 08:36 GMT, 12 December 2012 Hundreds of women may be losing healthy babies every year because they are incorrectly diagnosed as having suffered a miscarriage, experts have warned.

Xenon: "Miracle" gas gives hope to babies brain-damaged at birth

'Miracle' gas gives hope to babies brain-damaged at birthBirth asphyxia occurs in one or two out of 1,000 deliveries in developed countries | UPDATED: 05:19 GMT, 2 December 2012 A ‘miracle’ gas that occurs naturally in the air could help reduce incidence of brain damage in newborns.

Whooping cough jab will now be offered to all pregnant women: Nine babies die in the worst outbreak for decades

Whooping cough jab will now be offered to all pregnant women: Nine babies die in the worst outbreak for decades All women who are between 28 and 38 weeks pregnant will be eligible for the vaccineThe UK is experiencing the worst whooping cough outbreak for 20 years The Department of Health say it is a temporary measure until disease rates fall again | UPDATED: 08:22 GMT, 28 September 2012 Time for action: Pregnant women will now be given the whooping cough jab in the womb Every pregnant woman will be offered the whooping cough jab amid the worst outbreak in more than 20 years.

Mother scarred for life after having allergic reaction to her son"s hormones while he was in the womb

Allergic to my unborn son: Mother scarred for life after reacting to her baby's hormones while he was in the wombPainful and itchy rash began covering Dayle Byrom's body at 20 weeksDoctors believe she is intolerant to testosterone produced by the foetus By Emma Reynolds PUBLISHED: 12:40 GMT, 25 September 2012 | UPDATED: 12:40 GMT, 25 September 2012 A new mother was scarred for life after an allergic reaction to her son while he was still in the womb.

"Desperate Debra" – the simulator helping train doctors to perform emergency caesareans

Meet 'Desperate Debra' – the caesarean simulator that will help doctors to save the lives of pregnant women | UPDATED: 13:58 GMT, 5 July 2012 She may have no arms or legs, but 'Desperate Debra' is poised to play a crucial role in training up NHS doctors.

Saved by the breast milk bank: Sports presenter Amanda Davies believes it was a lifeline for her daughter Molly

Saved by the breast milk bank: Sports presenter Amanda Davies believes it was a lifeline for her daughter Molly By Martyn Halle PUBLISHED: 21:14 GMT, 7 April 2012 | UPDATED: 21:14 GMT, 7 April 2012 Amanda and Molly enjoying a day out last week TV sports presenter Amanda Davies had enjoyed an uncomplicated pregnancy – but it became a slowly unfolding nightmare when, alarmingly, two months before her due date her waters broke while she was live on air.

Pregnant newlywed Ria Scarr spent honeymoon laying in a 45 degree angle bed to save her unborn baby

'It was hell but worth it': Pregnant newlywed spent honeymoon laying in a 45 degree angle bed to save her unborn baby Couple had planned to spend a fortnight’s honeymoon lying on a beach in Egypt sipping cocktails, but she was left confined to a hospital bed Ria Scarr, 26, suffers from a weak cervix after suffering two miscarriages Had to eat, read and watch television while lying virtually upside-down | UPDATED: 07:03 GMT, 28 March 2012 Happy ending: Just one week after her wedding Ria Scarr was forced to lie in a hospital bed which was tilted at a 45 degree angle to save baby Amelia A bride swapped her exotic honeymoon for a stay in a hospital bed, with her legs elevated above her head, in a desperate bid to save her unborn baby.

New blood test could tell mother sex of unborn child as early as FIVE WEEKS

New blood test could tell mother sex of unborn child as early as FIVE WEEKS Researchers warn test has potential for encouraging sex-selection Pregnant women could find out whether they are carrying a boy or a girl as early as five weeks, after scientists developed a pioneering non-invasive test. A team at Cheil General Hospital in Seoul, South Korea, found that various ratios of two enzymes, which can be extracted from a pregnant mother's blood, indicate the baby's gender as early as five or six weeks.