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Best start in life: cost-effective commissioning

Public Health England has produced Best start in life: return on investment tool.  This tool aims to help local commissioners provide cost-effective interventions for children aged up to 5 years old and pregnant women.  45 more words

Experiencing Infertility PTSD (part 1 - pregnancy)

You would think that the joy of being pregnant would erase the traumatic ordeal that had been infertility.

It didn’t.

Don’t get me wrong.  I was overwhelmed with happiness that I was finally pregnant, but I was also consumed by fear.  549 more words

Eating disorders in pregnancy - animation

Eating disorders affect approximately 7.5% of pregnant women and can impact on maternal and infant outcomes. Researchers at King’s College London have translated research on eating disorders during pregnancy and motherhood into practical training resources to help healthcare professionals provide the best care for pregnant women and mothers. 38 more words

NIHR Signal: Imaging is the only way to diagnose blood clots in pregnancy

No blood test can accurately tell if a pregnant or recently pregnant woman has a blood clot. All pregnant women with a suspected clot should continue to have imaging investigations as per current UK guidelines. 146 more words

My Baby Shower

While this may be slightly untraditional… I’m kinda an untraditional gal.

My wedding wasn’t traditional and my nursery isn’t either… so why should this have been any different? 609 more words


Supreme Court Takes Up Challenge By Crisis Pregnancy Centers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a free speech fight over California’s attempt to regulate anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers.

The case being argued Tuesday involves a state law that requires the centers to provide clients information about the availability of contraception, abortion and pre-natal care, at little or no cost. 302 more words


Whiskey & Ribbons by Lessa Cross-Smith

Content Warnings: death of a spouse.

Leesa Cross-Smith’s first novel, Whiskey & Ribbons, released this month by Hub City Press, was a priority on my to-read list. 761 more words

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