Claire McBride

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Why are half of UK women not getting the birth they want?

Birth is a time in a woman’s life when she is at her most vulnerable but has the potential to be at her most powerful, so why are so many British women not getting the labour experience they deserve? Beverley Turner reports back from the inaugural Birthrights conference.<p>The concept of dignity in …

Pregnancy

Artist: Vincent van Gogh posted by Lee

Depression in pregnancy may affect children's mental health, study finds

The children of women who are depressed during their pregnancy may be more likely to succumb to depression themselves by the age of 18, according to new research.<p>A large study from Bristol University, published in a leading medical journal, suggests that levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which …

A perfect day in Paris

Paris has more recognisable monuments than any other city in the world, but its tree-shaded boulevards, romantic bridges illuminated by wrought-iron lamps and wicker chair-lined café terraces all have a timeless familiarity too. There is so much of it to explore; however, if you only have one day …

Caught In The Act

Spread the Cute:<p>Animuhls (like kids) can do the darndest things. Sometimes, if you’re a great photographer (like these folks as seen on My Modern …

Meanwhile, In Tokyo: A Bar Where You Can Watch Penguins While You Get Drunk

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How to Test for Dementia

1<p><b>Understand that this cannot be used as the only method of diagnosis.</b> The Alzheimer's Association does not recommend using home tests instead of a …

Cognitive Impairment

Climate change

Are Eiza Gonzalez & Liam Hemsworth Over?

About a month after being spotted out together for the first time, it seems <b>Eiza Gonzalez</b> and <b>Liam Hemsworth</b> are no longer an item.<p>On October 3, the Mexican actress posted a cryptic message captioned "That type of person" on Instagram, and it appears to have been directed at Hemsworth.<p><b>See the</b> …

Ada Lovelace Day: Where are the women in science? Right here ... My top 10 female scientists

On Ada Lovelace Day, Suzi Gage considers the most influential and inspirational female scientists that have helped shape who she is – and the world as we know it.<p><b>Ada Lovelace Day</b>asks people to think about the women that have inspired them to be the person that they are today. The Day remembers the …

Ada Lovelace

How the Towie look took over Britain

When The Only Way Is Essex finally reaches the end of its run – the show is now in its 10th series, so that moment may come soon – its most lasting gift to society will be the legacy of its stars' grooming habits. Not the vajazzles, nor the male cleavage. The female Towie aesthetic has seeped into …

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Sweet vs. regular potatoes: Which potatoes are really healthier?

It’s an age-old debate: the sweet vs. the regular potato. Which should you be eating for maximum health?Well, in today’s article, we’ll look to the …

Mother shuns Disney Princess ideal and dresses daughter up as five REAL heroines from history to commemorate fifth birthday

By<p>A photographer has commemorated her daughter's fifth birthday by dressing her up as five different influential women from history - Amelia Earhart, …

Saudi Cleric Says Driving Hurts Women's Ovaries

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Women are fighting for the right to drive in Saudi Arabia right now, but one conservative cleric …

Emma Watson's Rebuttal to Hermione Granger Fan on Twitter Makes Us So Happy

As many <i>Harry Potter</i> fans may know, September 19 was a very important day. It was Hermione Granger's birthday, and our favorite witch is all grown up …

Books

Neil Gaiman: Let children read the books they love

Children should be allowed to read whatever they enjoy, the author Neil Gaiman has said as he warned that well-meaning adults could destroy a child's love of reading for ever.<p>Gaiman was delivering a lecture on Monday night about the future of books, reading and libraries to an audience of arts and …

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The 35 Happiest Moments In Animal History

There are many happy moments in Happy Animal History, but these are the happiest. Makes you wonder why people even bother to study other kinds of history at all.

Sunset at Horse Shoe B end, Colorado River, Grand Canyon

Breastfeeding won't seem normal until we see more pictures of it

You would have had to have been living in a cave not to have noticed the increased interest in celebrity mums in the media over the last decade. From judgmental and vicious attacks on Nadya Doud-Suleman (more commonly referred to as the "Octomom"), to hyperbolic revelry at the Duchess of Cambridge …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …