giving birth


Babies Behind Bars

100 babies are born in prisons in England and Wales each year, yet there's no universal standard for what prisons have to provide for pregnant women – in extreme cases, some have been left to clean their cell after miscarrying.


How Chinese Women Get Around the One-Child Policy and Save Money by Giving Birth in the US

Despite a recent crackdown on "birth tourism" centres in California, there are plenty of reasons for pregnant Chinese women to want to give birth on US soil.


Mucus Plugs and Bumholes: The Secrets of a Young Midwife

If you're about to give birth any time soon, rest assured – they've seen, and been covered in, it all before.