Raising Awareness

'Dangerous' Home Dopplers Should Be Banned

Elizabeth Hutton | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Parents
Elizabeth Hutton

Midwives, Doctors, healthcare professionals, and maybe most significantly, bereaved mothers are mainly in favour of the ban. Mums who use them are against the ban and think I am being a killjoy. I completely get the appeal of home dopplers, if they had been around when I was pregnant I probably would have bought one. But that was before I was aware of all the risks they pose.

A Dysfunctional Family: What Are a Grandchild's Rights?

Olga Levancuka | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK
Olga Levancuka

Raising a question that is rarely addressed... A woman was raised in a dysfunctional family. When she was a baby, she was physically and psychologica...

Raising Awareness vs. Doing the Thing for the Thing Itself (Cycling the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route)

Libby Blanchard | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Sport
Libby Blanchard

For fun. For strength. To center myself within this world. To feel alive, to feel rain on my face and to sleep under the light of distant stars. To marvel at sunrises and fields of wildflowers. For the experience itself.

There's No Place Like Home

Elaine Benton | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Benton

Sticking strictly to one's schedule of Parkinson's medications is imperative, and in my "hospital bag" which is always packed and ready for any emergency, there are extra pills to ensure I'm never left without.

Breaking the Silence Surrounding Male Rape

Charly Lester | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charly Lester

In October of last year, when Hollyoaks announced the introduction of a male rape storyline, many commentators queried the decision. A number suggested the issue had been "done already", citing the gang rape of Gary Lucy's character on the same soap back in 2000.

Specific Language Impairment is More Common Than Autism but Who Has Heard of It?

Claire Mitchell | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK
Claire Mitchell

Specific language impairment (SLI) is so common it affects up to one child in every class and is as common as dyslexia and more common than autism but is barely heard of by the general public.