Pregnancy

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As an obstetrician, here's my advice to pregnant women: get your vaccine and stay safe | Lucy Chappell
New data from England shows that of those pregnant women in hospital with Covid, 98% are unvaccinated, says chief scientific adviser Lucy Chappell

Lucy Chappell

30, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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An injection of hope for pregnant women | Letter
Letter: Molly Warrington welcomes the news that women at risk of miscarriage may now be helped by progesterone injections

Letters

28, Nov, 2021 @4:50 PM

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UK health trusts suspend home birth services as midwives shortage deepens
‘Crisis’ in maternity care leaves expectant mothers facing difficult births in hospital or without support at home

Hannah Summers

28, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Tanzania to lift ban on teenage mothers returning to school
Girls to have two years in which to return to school after giving birth, but will still be excluded whilst pregnant

Alice McCool in Kampala

26, Nov, 2021 @10:10 AM

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Pregnant women urged to get Covid jab as data from England shows it is safe
Analysis finds vaccinated women no more likely than unvaccinated to suffer stillbirth or premature births

Andrew Gregory Health editor

25, Nov, 2021 @3:13 PM

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Labour’s Liz Kendall announces she is having baby through surrogacy
Shadow social care minister is expecting to be first serving MP to have child through surrogacy

Matthew Weaver

24, Nov, 2021 @11:24 AM

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Women at higher risk of miscarriage to be offered hormone drug by NHS
Charities say Nice’s decision to endorse progesterone for some cases in England will help save babies’ lives

Andrew Gregory Health editor

24, Nov, 2021 @9:53 AM

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Samantha Willis was a beloved young pregnant mother. Did bad vaccine advice cost her her life?
When the UK’s jab programme began, expectant mothers were told to steer clear – so Samantha decided to wait until she had had her baby. Two weeks after giving birth, she died in hospital

Sirin Kale

23, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Irish government agrees €800m package for mother and baby home survivors
About 34,000 people thought to be eligible for compensation, including those born in church-run homes

Lisa O'Carroll in Dublin

16, Nov, 2021 @5:15 PM

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No 10 plans booster jab requirement for people to obtain Covid pass
Currently, people only need to have had two shots to qualify as being fully vaccinated

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

15, Nov, 2021 @6:03 PM

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Flights from concord: the joys versus climate goals
Brief letters: Travel | Recipes | Kids’ quiz | Boriscard | Christmas puddings

Letters

15, Nov, 2021 @4:42 PM

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Black women in UK four times more likely to die in pregnancy and childbirth
As new data released, campaigners ask why racial disparity in maternal mortality rates is so persistent

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

11, Nov, 2021 @4:25 PM

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