New mothers to receive health check six weeks after giving birth | Society

New mothers will be given a physical and mental health check six weeks after giving birth, in a victory for campaigners. From April, the 600,000…

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Health secretary to investigate allegations of women denied epidurals | Society

The health secretary, Matt Hancock, has promised to investigate allegations that some women are denied pain-relieving spinal injections during childbirth. NHS guidelines say that women…

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Record number of over-45s giving birth in England | Life and style

The number of women aged 45 and over giving birth is at the highest level since records began 80 years ago, figures show. The number…

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Black babies die at twice the rate of white babies in the US. One woman wants to change that | Cities

Rachel is a college-educated professional pianist who lives in a middle-class leafy Cleveland suburb with her husband and their baby boy. The 34-year-old is fit…

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