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What constitutes a medical reason for preterm birth?

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  Stillbirth risk left out in latest guidelines for preterm birth In a move to reduce preterm birth rates, an awareness campaign launched last month could potentially ignore important education that is proven to reduce stillbirth. Advocates for stillbirth prevention, Still Aware, are recommending all factors should be considered in the...

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Kaycen Watson

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27 July 2018   It wasn’t an easy task accepting my pregnancy as a single mum, but it was definitely the most beautiful experience I have ever had, not only achieving everything I did but proving to myself how strong I really was, being able to carry after thinking I couldn’t....

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Randolph Bob Burr

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16 October 1949 How times and the approach of the medical profession have changed – for the better. Our brother Randolph was stillborn to our mother in 1949. Rod, was 2 1/2 years old at the time, Kathy and Nancy not being born until 1950 and 1952 respectively. Thus the...

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Jaikob Dylan Miles

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24 September 2002 Jaikob was our first born. He wasn’t planned but once the shock wore off Pete and I were both excited. My pregnancy was very smooth no issues, well until I was 34 weeks. On the Friday I had my normal check up, everything was good, strong heart...

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Daniel Manning

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5 May 2014 Mine and Rods journey to fall pregnant was not the easiest we tried for a few years before we found out that we could not fall pregnant naturally. So we went to a fertility specialist. We only had to do one round of IVF and it worked....

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Omari

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1 January 2016 On this dark morning, the 25th of February 2016 at 12:22am, I sit on my bed, candles lit and tea in hand. From as young as I can remember I wanted only two things from life; to be a successful hairdresser and to be a mother. Two...

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Addi

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13 February 2015 I told her you never forget, it doesn’t get easier, you just learn a new way of life. You’re different, you won’t ever be the person you were before and that’s ok. Days will pass and then years. Some days you’re ok and others your not. We...

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Alfie Foord-Heath

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12 February 2014 My husband Brad and I always knew we wanted to have children and it was when I was 29 that we started trying. It didn’t happen like we had hoped, naively believing that we’d click our fingers and presto our first child would be on the way,...

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Elsie

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14 July 2014 Scott and I were married in October 2013 and we thrilled to discover that we were pregnant upon returning from our honeymoon. Getting pregnant came easily to us. We felt very fortunate. Our excitement soon turned to devastation when we received the results of our 12 week...

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