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Five-Year-Old Captured Mum Cradling Sick Toddler In Raw And Honest Photograph

A five-year-old photographed the “raw and emotive” moment his mum sat in the shower cradling his poorly baby sister. Kelli Bannister, 30, from Perth, uploaded the photo to her Facebook account on Tuesday 19 April calling the moment one of the “worst parts of motherhood”. She said she was physically and mentally exhausted as her daughter,…


Businesses Unite To End Pregnancy Discrimination In The Workplace

Some of Britain’s leading employers are heading up the fight against pregnancy and maternity discrimination by forming an alliance to support women’s rights. Businesses including Barclays, Royal Mail, John Lewis and the BT Group have formed a coalition called Working Forward, which aims to champion pregnancy and maternity rights and inspire other organisations to follow…


Junior Wimbledon: Teen With Six Fingers, Francesca Jones, Achieves Dream Of Playing At Tournament

Francesca Jones has achieved her dream of playing at Junior Wimbledon, despite the fact the she was born with just six fingers. The 15-year-old, from Bradford, has ectrodactyly ectodermal dysplasia syndrome – a genetic condition that affects the growth of hands and feet. “I have had so many people criticise me and say things. That…


Acupuncture Found To Reduce Hot Flushes In Half Of Menopausal Women

Acupuncture can help reduce the frequency of hot flushes in women going through the menopause, according to new research. A study by scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, US, found that in menopausal women, eight weeks of acupuncture treatment reduced the frequency of hot flushes by almost half, for roughly 50% of the group. Nancy Avis,…