Pregnancy

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Listen by Kathryn Mannix review – a wise guide to finding the right words
From adoption to sexuality, early pregnancy to death, a palliative care doctor explores the discussions we often try to avoid

Joanna Cannon

16, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Together Together review – Ed Helms surrogacy comedy that’s a little over-polite
Wan jokes land softly as pregnant Anna gets to know single father Matt in a film that looks wussy next to The Surrogate

Leslie Felperin

14, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Melbourne’s Covid lockdown restrictions led to fewer preterm births, and researchers want to examine why
An Australian study on pregnant women during the 2020 pandemic found a 30% reduction in babies born prematurely

Melissa Davey Medical editor

09, Sep, 2021 @5:21 AM

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‘I found myself’: how the pandemic brought out the best in people
From a GP urging patients to get vaccinated to a Covid-bereaved support group founder, Covid, for some people, has meant helping others

Kevin Rawlinson and Tobi Thomas

09, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Kareena Kapoor Khan on breaking pregnancy taboos: ‘No one wants to talk about belching and swollen feet!’
One of Bollywood’s most bankable actors has written a revolutionary pregnancy book that lifts the lid on libido, caesareans and more. She discusses power, pay and the reality behind the glamour

Hannah Ellis-Petersen

08, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Postnatal depression is frightening, but seeking support helps the whole family | Saretta Lee
It affects up to 20% of women and can be as complex as depression at any stage of life. But support is there

Saretta Lee

05, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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People whose mothers were overweight at higher risk of bowel cancer, study suggests
Findings may help explain why incidence of bowel cancer is rising among younger adults in developed regions

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

23, Aug, 2021 @10:30 PM

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No evidence Covid vaccine raises risk of miscarriage, MHRA says
UK health regulator also says data does not support link between jabs and changes to menstrual periods

Natalie Grover Science correspondent

16, Aug, 2021 @6:46 PM

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‘It became a compulsion’: how fertility forums took over my life
After years trying for a child without success, I sought solace in online message boards. Before long, I was spending hours a day poring over intimate posts, sharing everything with total strangers. Would it help?

Alex Holder

14, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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More awareness and support needed after miscarriage | Letter
Letter: Charlotte Tew writes about feeling isolated and the lack of adequate medical care for those who have lost a baby

Letters

12, Aug, 2021 @3:54 PM

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‘Worrying’ numbers of pregnant women in intensive care with Covid
Doctors express concern that record figures reflect prevalence of virus and issue of vaccine hesitancy

Sarah Marsh

09, Aug, 2021 @4:44 PM

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Unspeakable grief: breaking the silence around terminations for medical reasons
In the UK, at least 5,000 pregnancies a year end in termination for medical reasons, but the grief and guilt of the parents can endure for years, while they often feel unable to speak openly about their experience

Zoe Williams

09, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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