So different from the hospital environment

In defence of home birth: hippy, dangerous lifestyle choice, or the safest place from a killer virus?

“Wow, you’re brave”, she winced at me. Nine pounds? Really? Just gas and air? I didn’t tell her that the majority of my 11 hour labour didn’t even feature entonox … Continue reading In defence of home birth: hippy, dangerous lifestyle choice, or the safest place from a killer virus?

APPLE TV+ Releases OFFICIAL TRAILER For New Animated PreSchool Series, “DOUG UNPLUGS”

BASED ON “DOUG UNPLUGGED” BOOK SERIES BY DAN YACCARINO, NEW SERIES WILL PREMIERE GLOBALLY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, EXCLUSIVELY ON APPLE TV+ Apple TV+ today released the official trailer for “Doug Unplugs,” a new animated … Continue reading APPLE TV+ Releases OFFICIAL TRAILER For New Animated PreSchool Series, “DOUG UNPLUGS”

Anthony Hopkins Links Art And Charity With Fragrance Brand

Award-winning actor, composer, and artist presents his first brand partnership benefiting No Kid Hungry Margam Fine Art and Twila True Collaborations are proud to announce the launch of Anthony Hopkins, AH Eau … Continue reading Anthony Hopkins Links Art And Charity With Fragrance Brand

Wales declares retail therapy a sin: regional Coronavirus lockdown latest

What pandemonium awaits Welsh retail workers today, ahead of the 17 day “firebreak” lockdown imposed by Wales’ First Minister, Mark Drakeford?

a wheelchair stands alone on a hill

Disabled children: inhumane treatment under the blanket of Coronavirus

As parents across England and Wales prepare their children for a return to school that will look so different to such a large proportion of attendees, so many of us … Continue reading Disabled children: inhumane treatment under the blanket of Coronavirus

Kids In Crisis Over COVID

See, Hear, Respond set up to support those who have become vulnerable throughout the coronavirus pandemic More than a million parents1 believe their child could benefit from professional help in the wake … Continue reading Kids In Crisis Over COVID

Fighting obesity against the backdrop of Coronavirus – what’s the answer?

Fat-shaming, body positivity and stigma, obesity is a Public Health issue and those with a High BMI are in danger from Covid-19. Is weight loss surgery the answer? A perspective from surgeons and patients examines the issues

2 women - one is a patient, the other is a medical profession. The patient is holding her face clearly in distress. The overlaid text says "simply hysterical'?

“Women’s issues” – written off, ignored and mocked for too long

Women are used to being called hysterical. The very word itself comes from the Greek word, hysterika, meaning uterus. If you’re hysterical, your behaviour is marked by “uncontrollable, extreme emotion”.

£7Million For New Coalition Of Vulnerable Children’s Charities

£7.27m to provide digital and face-to-face support for Children impacted by coronavirus Coalition of charities to work across the country to identify Children most at risk Children’s Minister: We must … Continue reading £7Million For New Coalition Of Vulnerable Children’s Charities

House of commons overplayed with two coronavirus spores and the words 'gaslit by your own government?'

Are you being gaslit by your own government? A million ways to tell

The British public are being held in contempt by those who deign to rule us. Dominic Cummings and his employee, Boris Johnson, have already been held in contempt once by … Continue reading Are you being gaslit by your own government? A million ways to tell

Coronavirus: what are the limitations of self-quarantine?

As the media across the globe works on whipping the general public into a frenzy, Tannice Hemming examines the limitations of self-quarantine, as recommended for all those who may have … Continue reading Coronavirus: what are the limitations of self-quarantine?

What’s the harm in… social media?

From unfounded fears about Coronavirus to ill-educated advice from our peers, what’s the risk of getting health advice online? Tannice Hemming investigates. As a mum to two children under 5, … Continue reading What’s the harm in… social media?