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More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment

September 13, 2017 12:24 am0 comments
More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment

All pregnant women who go into labour too soon should be given antibiotics to protect their baby from a potentially deadly infection called Group B Strep (GBS), say new guidelines. Hundreds of newborn babies a year in the UK catch it. With prompt treatment, most can make a full recovery. […]

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Can I trust a fertility app to stop me getting pregnant?

February 9, 2017 11:20 am0 comments
Can I trust a fertility app to stop me getting pregnant?

Sexual health experts say more research is needed into the effectiveness of fertility tracking apps in preventing pregnancy. The warning comes after the first such app – Natural Cycles – was given an official approval as a method of contraception. In 2015 a clinical study showed that the app was […]

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Pregnant Beyonce 'to perform at Grammys'

February 3, 2017 2:33 am0 comments
Pregnant Beyonce 'to perform at Grammys'

Beyonce will perform at this year’s Grammys complete with that twin baby bump, according to her dad Mathew. In an interview with a US TV show, he said the star sounds “tired” because she’s been working on the performance. He also said he was “shocked” to hear her pregnancy news […]

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Pregnant Beyonce photo mesmerises America

February 2, 2017 3:00 am0 comments
Pregnant Beyonce photo mesmerises America

Less than two weeks into Donald Trump’s presidency, it seemed the only news from here on out would be political. The new president and his flurry of executive orders and swift-moving, substantive changes to US policy and procedure seemed to leave little oxygen for any other headlines. But even President […]

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Beyonce pregnant: Couple 'blessed' to be having twins

February 1, 2017 3:19 pm0 comments
Beyonce pregnant: Couple 'blessed' to be having twins

Beyonce and her husband Jay Z say they “have been blessed two times over”, using Instagram to announce that she is expecting twins. “We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two,” the pair wrote, and “we thank you for your well wishes”. The post, signed “The […]

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New seat alert app for pregnant commuters

January 22, 2017 8:11 pm0 comments
New seat alert app for pregnant commuters

A new app launches in the UK on Monday aimed at helping pregnant women get seats on public transport. Babee on Board consists of two companion apps that communicate via Bluetooth. Once an alert is triggered, people nearby with the app receive a message saying there is someone who needs […]

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Pregnant women and new mums in mental health funding boost

November 26, 2016 1:06 am0 comments
Pregnant women and new mums in mental health funding boost

Twenty areas across England are to receive funding to provide more support for pregnant women and new mothers with severe mental health problems. NHS England is spending ¬£40m on doctors and other specialist mental health workers as part of its drive to help 30,000 more women by 2021. At present, […]

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Mental health care fund for pregnant women and new mums

August 19, 2016 3:29 pm0 comments
Mental health care fund for pregnant women and new mums

NHS England is inviting applications for funding to improve care for women with serious mental illness during pregnancy or soon after birth. Some women may suffer from depression, anxiety or psychosis at this time. Currently, 40% of local NHS areas do not provide any services for these women. The initial […]

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Florida Zika cases prompt UK advice for pregnant travellers

July 30, 2016 1:42 am0 comments
Florida Zika cases prompt UK advice for pregnant travellers

Pregnant women are being advised by Public Health England to consider postponing non-essential trips to the US state of Florida, amid concerns over the Zika virus. Its travel advice was updated after Florida confirmed four cases of the virus transmitted by local mosquitoes. Previous US cases have been connected to […]

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Raw eggs 'safe for pregnant women'

July 26, 2016 3:30 pm0 comments
Raw eggs 'safe for pregnant women'

Pregnant women should no longer be told not to eat raw or lightly cooked eggs, a safety committee has recommended. The risk of salmonella from UK eggs produced to Lion code or equivalent standards should be considered “very low”, the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food said. It […]

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