Childbirth

World's smallest surviving baby boy is sent home after months in hospital

The baby spent six months in hospital and was only allowed to leave intensive care when he reached 3.2 kilograms.

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Unborn baby receives surgery inside womb six weeks before birth

In what was the fourth ever operation of its kind in the UK, doctors in London worked on an unborn baby's spine.

Diabetes at pregnancy 'can lead to overly large babies'

Study on 'gestational diabetes' suggests that under current guidelines women most at risk are screened too late.