Pre Eclampsia

Living as an Empty-Armed Mother After Surviving HELLP Syndrome

Leigh Kendall | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Leigh Kendall

Left untreated, both conditions are likely to result in the deaths of both mum and baby. The only cure is for the baby to be born. My partner and I were both utterly devastated - we knew the chances of our baby's survival at that stage were slim.

Can High Blood Pressure Stop You Having a Baby?

Dr Geeta Nargund | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Geeta Nargund

As with a lot of fertility issues, there are a lot of myths and a lot of rumours about high blood pressure in pregnancy. As a scientist, a doctor, and a mother, I firmly believe that all women have a right to know the facts about their fertility, health and wellbeing.

The Debilitating Fear Of Pregnancy & Birth That Caused One Already Grieving Mother To Abort Her Baby

Photofeatures.co.uk | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A debilitating phobia of pregnancy and childbirth left an already bereaved mother with no choice other than to abort her second baby. Tokophobia a...

Eating For Two Myth: Why Dieting During Pregnancy ‘Is Good For You’

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The common belief that pregnant women can eat for two has been scotched by research suggesting dieting during pregnancy can be beneficial. Experts ...