I was 23 weeks pregnant when I ended disabled baby's life – as the needle entered my tummy & her heart I felt so guilty

MUM Lucy Livesey was so excited to be a mum – even arranging for a early sex scan at 14 weeks. So she couldn't have anticipated what would happen next – every parents' worst nightmare. Lucy, from Manchester, learnt her daughter wouldn't survive post-birth and, alongside husband Richard, had to decide what to do. Now she shares her heart-breaking story […]

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Lauren Goodger feared she was going to die after being rushed to hospital when her baby stopped moving

LAUREN Goodger feared she was going to die from a heart attack after a three day panic attack which started following a last minute hospital check up after she couldn’t feel her baby move. The pregnant star, 34, was so terrified and anxious about the health of her unborn child that her heart rate shot up. Lauren rushed to hospital and […]

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‘Fans didn’t know I’d miscarried & I felt awful when they brought me baby gifts’

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Even though the NHS estimates one in eight pregnancies result in miscarriage, the subject is still a taboo one. So to help break down this stigma, celebrities have started sharing their own devastating experiences. In recent months, famous faces like Meghan Markle […]

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Grimes Fuels Pregnancy Buzz With Nude ‘Knocked Up’ Post

After sharing a topless photo of herself, the singer girlfriend of Elon Musk seemingly confirms she is expecting her first child when responding to fan’s praise for her decision not to censor her breasts. AceShowbiz -Canadian musician Grimes is reportedly pregnant with her first child after sharing an arty image of herself “knocked up.” The “Oblivion” singer, born Claire Elise […]

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My ‘pregnancy headache’ was a tennis ball-shaped brain tumour – which could have exploded and killed us both – The Sun

A MUM has revealed how her 'pregnancy headache' turned out to be a tennis ball-sized brain tumour which could have exploded in childbirth, killing her and her unborn baby. Shannon Capps, from Hemel Hempstead, Herts, was five months pregnant when she started suffering from severe headaches – which made her throw up every morning. Doctors dismissed the pain and sickness […]

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For Women Who Work, Suffering a Miscarriage Can Mean Losing a Pregnancy and Safety Net

For Women Who Work, Suffering a Miscarriage Can Mean Losing a Pregnancy and Safety Net Along with the trauma of losing a pregnancy, women in the workforce often find themselves facing an uncomfortable reality if and when they return to their jobs. Assuming your position is still there for you after taking much-needed time away, you might now find yourself […]

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Thank You for Not Eating Your Placenta

We had a placenta freezer at the hospital in Canada where I was an obstetrics and gynecology resident in the early 1990s. After delivery, any placenta that did not require evaluation by a pathologist for infection or other medical conditions went to the freezer. A placenta man (I’m sure he had a name, but that’s what we called him) would […]

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