Category Archive: Health/Pregnancy

Sep 25

ENGLAND – ‘A gastric bypass starved my unborn daughter to death’

Mother-of-one did not know she was four weeks pregnant when she had operation Size 8: Holly says she paid the ultimate price for losing weight A mother told yesterday how her gastric bypass killed her unborn baby by starving it of nutrition in the womb. Holly Emms, 25, had stomach surgery on the health service …

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Aug 29

UK – Ministers back anti-abortion lobby reforms

MP Nadine Dorries says 60,000 terminations a year could be prevented if women were offered ‘independent’ counselling Photograph: David Levene Charities warn of ‘distress and delay’ as they are stripped of principal responsibility to counsel women seeking a termination The government has caved in to calls from anti-abortionists to overhaul existing protocols and strip charities …

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Aug 16

WALES – Report’s pregnancy health concern in Wales

Smoking women are more at risk of having a premature baby Wales has the highest rates in the UK of women who smoke, drink and are obese during pregnancy. Vinny Ness from Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) said the issue was causing huge logistical problems for the NHS. Her report into midwifery care in Wales called …

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