Is the NHS's obsession with doctor-free births putting babies at risk | UPDATED: 08:55 GMT, 22 November 2012 Can there really be greater grief, for any mother, than the death of her child If there can, it’s probably that of Rhiannon Davies, condemned to live for ever knowing that her baby’s death was entirely preventable — if only she had done things differently. Rhiannon gave birth to her daughter, Kate, at one of those achingly trendy ‘birth centres’, staffed by midwives alone and unsullied by a whiff of an obstetrician
Now the Breastapo are using toys to brainwash our children: As a breastfeeding doll goes on sale, new mum Kitty Dimbleby says she and her fellow bottle-feeders are sick of 'breast is best' bigotry | UPDATED: 02:59 GMT, 13 November 2012 Ever since giving birth to my daughter, Chloe, seven weeks ago, I have felt happiness beyond measure at the baby in my arms. But there is a fly in the ointment: everywhere I go, I feel unspoken criticism from ‘friends’, health workers and even total strangers — all because I have chosen not to breastfeed my child
'The mornings don't seem so harsh': Mother who lost four children in a house fire tells how she's rebuilding her life after giving birth to baby boy Siblings Tommy, 9, Alisha, 6, Rocco, 4 and Appolonia, 2, all died in the Derbyshire house blaze in January last year An inquest ruled that a working smoke alarm and fire guard could have prevented the deathsHenson denied fleeing the fire and leaving her children inside as she jumped out of a bedroom window Henson has moved back in to the renovated house with her fiance and baby | UPDATED: 18:14 GMT, 30 October 2012 A mother who lost all four of her children in a devastating house fire has said she hopes to 'rebuild' her life after giving birth to a healthy baby boy. Rachel Henson was left heartbroken when a blaze tore through her home in Hulland Ward, Derbyshire last January claiming the lives of her two sons and two daughters who were sleeping upstairs. The 45-year-old hairdresser escaped the flames but children Tommy, nine, Alisha, six, Rocco, four, and Appolonia, two, all died.
'I love cake, wine and butter and I don't diet': Amanda Holden reveals her secret to looking good age 41 | UPDATED: 13:59 GMT, 9 October 2012 She's in the public eye so of course she has to look good, but Amanda Holden has revealed that she doesn't do diets. The 41-year-old star, who gave birth to her daughter Hollie just eight months ago, has admitted that she thinks her slender figure is down to good genes but isn't as slim as everyone thinks she is. 'I have to say that I am the heaviest I've ever weighed,' Amanda told Mail Online.
'I had so many people saying how they completely identified with it': Kate Garraway, 45, on the support she received after speaking out about wanting another child | UPDATED: 17:26 GMT, 2 October 2012 She is the cheerful face that millions of people share their breakfast with each day as she presents from the sofa on Daybreak.
Stylish mother Kourtney Kardashian reveals her legs in tiny shift dress as she hits toy store with Mason and step-brother Brandon | UPDATED: 23:47 GMT, 28 September 2012 Many busy mothers of two children may not be able to fit into a tiny shift dress, less than three months after giving birth. But Kourtney Kardashian was an image to make women across the planet feel very envious as she filmed scenes for her reality TV show on Friday. The 33-year-old was out with her son Mason, two, and her step brother Brandon in Miami, Florida
Childless couple attempting to adopt on rejection, 'emotional scams' and their heartbreak at declining a newborn with Down's Syndrome Author Jennifer Gilmore speaks out about the adoption process in Vogue's October issue | UPDATED: 20:31 GMT, 18 September 2012 A woman who was unable to conceive naturally, has spoken out about the hardships of the adoption process. Jennifer Gilmore, who lives with her husband Pedro in Brooklyn, New York, describes that their quest for a child has left them emotionally and financially exhausted. After a string of failed pairings with birth mothers who picked other families or were discovered as frauds – playing the system for financial or emotional gain – Mrs Gilmore reveals that the biggest heartache came when they declined a newborn with Down's Syndrome.
As plans to cut down on epidurals cause a furore, JENNI MURRAY says… Get real, girls! Pain is part of childbirth | UPDATED: 06:52 GMT, 6 September 2012 Let me make one thing clear from the start. I do not approve of the NHS’s plans to persuade women to avoid Caesareans and very strong pain relief during birth in order to save money
Am I being selfish to want a third baby at 45 Doctors say she'd be putting herself and her baby at risk. But, TV presenter Kate Garraway aches for another child | UPDATED: 08:11 GMT, 4 September 2012 The doctor looked at me with a mix of consternation and bewilderment
Woman, 53, who has a brood of FOURTEEN children is still only a petite size 8 – and puts it down to housework | UPDATED: 14:45 GMT, 3 September 2012 From stretchmarks and unwelcome cellulite to shifting the unwanted baby weight, the aftermath of birth is a time that many women fear.