Sunday evening audiences are unlike the TV audiences at any other time
Though most home births are safe, the risk of long-term disability has not been “adequately addressed”, scientists say
The hit BBC drama drew average viewing figures of 9.6 million on Sunday
Up to 30 hardy exhibitionists braved bitingly cold wind and rain to bare all in a naked flash mob on a beach.
But experts question the science behind major Australian study
David Cameron wants to make Britain family friendly but Westminster is a notoriously bad place to be a parent – as MP Jo Swinson revealed this week. Sarah Morrison reports
Exhausted, demoralised and fearful, one midwife has had enough of being the public face of a system that is moving away from high-quality care
As an Independent article by an exasperated midwife goes viral, mothers, patients and other NHS professionals come forward with their own experiences of maternity care
Women surveyed said they were not able to access pain relief quickly and that doses of painkillers were not big enough
The 36-year-old woman at the centre of this latest case has three other children and cannot be named in order to protect her privacy
Many women in developing countries don't realise that they have a right to healthcare and to make decisions about their own bodies. This has to change, says Edna Adan ssmail
New rules are designed to bring Britain more in line with global best practise
Condition severely affects two in every 100 pregnant women and test could save lives of hundreds of babies every year
Doctors over the age of 55 are six times more likely to prompt major concerns about their performance than their younger colleagues, a study by a former chief medical officer has found.
Decision could pave way for others to get same benefits as birth and adoptive parents
Channel 4 is soon to air a new reality show Sex Box, which will present audiences with "real sex", interviewing couples moments after they've had intercourse live on TV - albeit in the relative privacy of an opaque box. Paul Vallely writes for us today on the show's "having it both ways", offering both education and titillation to viewers. It got us to thinking. Is there anything left for TV to broadcast? Or have our eyeballs seen pretty much every important life moment there is to see, on television...