Dr Chris Steele - a very familiar face on ITV - has made raising awareness about Group B Strep something of a personal mission.
He joined us in the studio and explained that babies can pick up this infection during birth.
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A number of people have been injured after a building collapsed in a suspected gas explosion in Wirral
Thirty-two people have been taken to hospital and two buildings have collapsed in an explosion thought to have been caused by a gas leak.
Dry, fine and sunny this weekend across the NW. Maybe a touch more cloud around and slightly breezier on Mothering Sunday than on Saturday