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Pregnancy during a Pandemic: How New and Expectant Parents are being Left Behind

It’s only now, 6 months after the Covid-19 Pandemic interrupted all our lives that the struggle new parents have been through during this time are being reported in the media, with questions finally being raised at PMQs, and NHS Trusts beginning to consider relaxing the strict rules that were slapped on antenatal and maternity services way back in March. Rules that have forced women to attend important screenings, scans and appointments alone.

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Pregnancy after Loss: Third Time Lucky?

Finally an explanation as to why I’ve sporadically dropped off the planet during the past couple of years: I’ve been through two miscarriages and am now pregnant for the third time. Buckle up, it’s a long one.