Pregnancy

Coronavirus advice for pregnant women

Coronavirus advice for pregnant women

The Royal College of Obstetricians has released the latest advice and information for pregnant women related to the coronavirus outbreak.

Firm offers six weeks paternity leave

Firm offers six weeks paternity leave

A company in Kent is offering new dads up to six weeks leave to enable them to spend time with their newborn.

More support for breastfeeding mums

More support for breastfeeding mums

Expert help and advice is being made available to more mothers in Kent who are breastfeeding thanks to a new campaign stretching across the county.

Knitted hats for Christmas Day babies

Knitted hats for Christmas Day babies

Mums who give birth on December 25 will be able to keep their newborns warm after dozens of knitted festive-themed hats were donated to hospitals.

Closing down sales at Mothercare

Closing down sales at Mothercare

Closing down sales have begun at Mothercare stores and online. But some shoppers have been left disappointed at the promised 'massive' discounts.

Pregnant women urged to get flu jab

Pregnant women urged to get flu jab

Pregnant women are being urged to make an appointment with their GP to protect themselves and their unborn child from the flu virus this winter.

Footie fan's unique baby announcement

Footie fan's unique baby announcement

A football fan opted for an unusual way to share the news with family and friends that he is to become a dad.

Top baby names revealed

Top baby names revealed

The most popular baby names chosen in the South East have been revealed this week.

Mum prepares for triplets' birth

Mum prepares for triplets' birth

A mum-of-one is expecting to give birth to naturally conceived triplets in just five weeks.

Kent midwives to trial Call the Midwife-style kit bags

Kent midwives to trial Call the Midwife-style kit bags

Frontline midwives in part of Kent are trialling NHS standardised kit bags after a survey revealed some carried equipment in clinical waste carriers.

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