Home for Christmas: The brave baby girl born 15 weeks early weighing less than a tin of baked beans

Home for Christmas: The brave baby girl born 15 weeks early weighing less than a tin of baked beans Tiny Amber-May Bass weighed less than 1lb when she was born in August Parents feared family would never enjoy Christmas togetherShe is now well enough to spend festive period with her family – granting her older sister's Christmas wish | UPDATED: 15:21 GMT, 24 December 2012 A hospital's smallest surviving premature baby has defied the odds to make it home for Christmas after her older sister 'asked Santa' to make it happen.

Caesarean sections now account for a QUARTER of all births – and older mothers are the reason why

Caesarean sections now account for a QUARTER of all births – and older mothers are the reason why 18 per cent over mothers over 35 opted not to give birth naturallyRoyal College of Midwives raises concern about a quarter of mothers having the surgery But teen pregnancies down by a fifth in five years | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 6 December 2012 25 per cent of mothers in England had a Caesarean – a slight increase from the previous year Older mothers are behind the number of Caesarean sections rising yet again.

Breastfeeding boom in UK as well-off older mothers lead the way

Breastfeeding boom in UK as well-off older mothers lead the way<br>Some 87% of over-30s start their babies off on breast milk compared to 58% of teenage mothers<br>Higher numbers of women are also persevering and continuing to breast-feed for at least six months<br> <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 09:55 GMT, 21 November 2012 </p> <p>Rising numbers of new mothers are breastfeeding, figures show, and older middle-class women are leading the charge.

Older women need specially designed sports bras as breasts are "less bouncy"

Older women need specially designed sports bras as breasts are 'less bouncy' Expert likened breasts of women aged 45 to 65 to 'older elastic bands'Older women's breast tissue less flexibleFindings could lead to specially designed bras for mature women | UPDATED: 13:17 GMT, 24 September 2012 Older women experienced less breast movement when working out Older women may need specially designed sports bras because their breasts don’t bounce like younger women.

Heartbeat star Jason Durr: Egg donor picked from an IVF clinic brochure is now one of our family

One of our family: Heartbeat star Jason Durr and his wife reveal how a stranger they picked from an IVF clinic brochure became a much-loved 'egg mummy' to their twins | UPDATED: 08:55 GMT, 23 June 2012 Actor Jason Durr and his wife Kate looked on encouragingly as their toddler twins, Velvet and Felix, tentatively surveyed the young American visitor smiling at them.

Parents of three-year-old who died of swine flu overjoyed after baby daughter is born

Parents of three-year-old who died of swine flu overjoyed after baby daughter is born By Eddie Wrenn Last updated at 5:04 PM on 14th February 2012 New life: Zana with baby Lian, who will sadly never get to meet her older sister The parents of a toddler killed by swine flu have told of their joy after the birth of their new baby daughter.

Women want less sex as they get older but it"s quality that matters – even in their 80s

Women want less sex as they get older but it's quality that matters – even in their 80s Study of older women revealed high sexual activity not always necessary for sexual satisfaction Women want less sex as they get older – but the sex they do have is a lot more satisfying, according to new research. As they head beyond middle age it seems the quality rather than the quantity is what matters, say scientists from the University of California, San Diego.