Kirstie Allsopp's Twitter attack on childbirth charity: Presenter dismisses its advice and calls it a 'scary organisation' By Simon Cable and Paul Revoir PUBLISHED: 00:58 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:51 GMT, 4 January 2013 Kirstie Allsopp has become embroiled in a Twitter row with the UK’s biggest parenting charity. The TV presenter attacked the National Childbirth Trust over its pro-natural birth stance, dismissing its advice as ‘b*******’ and calling it ‘a politicised, dogmatic and scary organisation’. The controversial tweets to her 272,000 followers prompted one NCT teacher to threaten her with legal action.
Home for Christmas: The brave baby girl born 15 weeks early weighing less than a tin of baked beans Tiny Amber-May Bass weighed less than 1lb when she was born in August Parents feared family would never enjoy Christmas togetherShe is now well enough to spend festive period with her family – granting her older sister's Christmas wish | UPDATED: 15:21 GMT, 24 December 2012 A hospital's smallest surviving premature baby has defied the odds to make it home for Christmas after her older sister 'asked Santa' to make it happen. Amber-May Bass weighed less than 1lb when she was born 15 weeks early on August 3 – lighter than a large tin of beans, which weighs around 1.1lbs
Caesarean sections now account for a QUARTER of all births – and older mothers are the reason why 18 per cent over mothers over 35 opted not to give birth naturallyRoyal College of Midwives raises concern about a quarter of mothers having the surgery But teen pregnancies down by a fifth in five years | UPDATED: 00:46 GMT, 7 December 2012 25 per cent of mothers in England had a Caesarean – a slight increase from the previous year Older mothers are behind the number of Caesarean sections rising yet again. The latest maternity figures show that 25 per cent of mothers in England had a caesarean – a slight increase from the previous year, according to data from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).
Mother goes into labour nine weeks early at her husband's hospital bedside after he almost dies in horrific crash Adam Hambly, of Plymouth, suffered serious injuries in the head on collision in November Wife Jo, 35, went into labour with baby Grace two months early as she waited at his bedside for him to recoverAll three now face Christmas in hospital as they recover in neighbouring wards | UPDATED: 19:15 GMT, 3 December 2012 A wife went into labour at her husband's hospital bedside nine weeks early after the shock of finding out he had suffered a horrific car crash. Adam Hambly, 32, was left fighting for his life after suffering multiple injuries in the head-on smash in November