Mothers-to-be 'can safely enjoy two drinks a week without harming their baby' (and their child may be better behaved than if they abstained) Mothers should feel more relaxed about occasional tipple, research findsLight drinking does not adversely affect toddler developmentAnd it could even improve child's development in maths, reading and spatial skills By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 22:12 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 22:13 GMT, 16 April 2013 Pregnant women who enjoy a couple of glasses of wine each week will not harm their baby’s development, claim researchers.
Year of the 10,000 birth: Cost of mum going private soars Giving birth in a private hospital is becoming unaffordable, warns The Medical Protection SocietyDoctors have had to double their fees because of soaring insurance premiumsInsurance bills have gone up because negligence payouts have risen | UPDATED: 14:20 GMT, 27 December 2012 Giving birth in a private hospital is becoming unaffordable for most parents to be, with the average cost soaring to more than 10,000.
Snoring during pregnancy linked to high blood pressure and preeclampsia Study found around a quarter of women started snoring during pregnancyThis doubled the risk for high blood pressure compared to women who didn't snore By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:21 GMT, 26 September 2012 | UPDATED: 13:46 GMT, 26 September 2012 Women who begin snoring during pregnancy are at strong risk of developing a serious complication, according to researchers from the University of Michigan.
Why recurrent miscarriages may actually be caused by 'super-fertility' Embryos that would not usually survive early pregnancy may last long enough to give a positive test | UPDATED: 11:14 GMT, 24 August 2012 Women who suffer recurrent miscarriages may actually be 'super-fertile', experts have claimed.
The laser life-saver: Surgeons save unborn baby by removing mouth tumour while she is still in the WOMB Ultrasound appeared to show a bubble emerging from foetus' mouth – it was a rare tumour the size of a matchboxSurgeons removed the life-threatening mass with a laser inside the womb | UPDATED: 18:58 GMT, 22 June 2012 Tammy and Alain Gonzalez with their baby after the pioneering procedure saved her life Surgeons saved the life of a baby before she was born by removing a tumour from her mouth while she was still in the womb.
Women's risk of osteoporosis in later life ‘doubles after early menopause’ | UPDATED: 23:28 GMT, 24 April 2012 Women who go through the menopause early are almost twice as likely to suffer from osteoporosis in later life, a study suggests.