For most women, the thought of labour looming at the end of a pregnancy is something that conjures up images from TV dramatisations – blood, sweat, tears and screaming.
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Aberdeen scientists’ new research into stillbirths finds no hereditary link between mothers and daughters
New research carried out by Aberdeen scientists have found women are no more likely to have a stillbirth just because their mother may have had one.
Global expert in neonatal nursing to help Aberdeen become ‘centre of excellence’ in caring for sick babies
A global expert in the care of critically ill babies is to spend six months working with staff at a north-east neonatal unit, turning it into one of the best in the country.
Coleen and Greig Pirie received a very special present yesterday with the birth of their daughter eight weeks early.
Two sets of parents have received the best Christmas presents imaginable with the births of their first children.
A birth centre in Aberdeen has reopened after successfully tackling midwife shortages.
A brave couple who described losing their newborn child as the “hardest” time of their lives have donated a vital piece of kit to support others in the same situation.
Almost 80% of Moray mums have been forced to give birth outwith the region since its only maternity ward was downgraded in July.
MP’s concerns that north-east maternity units going ‘from bad to worse’ as staffing shortage continues
Concerns have been raised about the additional burden extra patients from Moray will place on the maternity service in Aberdeen.
A Moray mother who was transferred to Aberdeen to give birth has described the experience as “horrific” after painkillers ran out mid-journey.
Concerned parents of newborn babies needing extra care at the city hospital will now be able to check on their child’s progress with round-the-clock video updates.
Expectant mothers could be facing a 68-mile detour to give birth due to a shortage of midwives in Aberdeen.
Pupils from a north-east college are appealing for help to complete a charity challenge.
A six-month pilot will be launched by NHS Grampian next week highlighting the dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy.
One north-east couple received a late Christmas present in the form of their 8lb 11oz bundle of joy.
NHS Grampian has been forced to apologise after a woman complained of a “lack of empathy” from hospital staff after suffering a miscarriage.
Today is International Nurses Day – and to celebrate the ARCHIE Foundation has released a very special video. Staff from Aberdeen Children Hospital, Maternity Hospital and Neo-Natal Unit feature in the clip – and reveal their hidden talents.
An Aberdeen baby who was born with back to front veins on his heart has survived a brush with death, following the work of medical staff in Aberdeen and Glasgow.
NHS chiefs have approved a further £9.6million towards refurbishing ageing health centres and hospitals across the north-east.
Work on a £163million hospital and cancer treatment centre could be formally given the go-ahead by health chiefs later this month.
So fragile she looked like a baby bird fallen from the nest when she was born… Now she’s celebrating her second birthday
When Adaira Tanner was born weighing just 1lb 10oz, she was so fragile her mum thought she looked like a baby bird that had fallen out of its nest.
A teen has been locked up for putting the lives of soon-to-be mothers at risk by driving recklessly around a north-east hospital.
A midwife accused of administering a drug which caused more than 20 unborn babies to have an abnormal heartbeat says her life has been ruined by false allegations.
A midwife accused of administering a drug which caused more than 20 unborn babies to have an abnormal heartbeat has lost her fight to avoid facing professional disciplinary proceedings.
An MSP has called for a new £90million hospital planned for the north-east to be named after a famous African missionary.
A half-century of motherhood in the north-east is helping academics examine whether a person's experience as a baby has a bearing on illnesses they suffer later in life.
North-east oil and gas workers have raised £25,000 for Aberdeen Maternity Hospital's neo-natal unit.
A midwife accused of administering a drug which caused unborn babies to have an abnormal heartbeat has had her professional conduct case postponed.
The working title for a new £90million facility to replace Aberdeen Maternity Hospital has come under criticism.
Plans to replace the north-east's maternity hospital with a women's hospital will be discussed today.
A north-east midwife who was at the centre of a probe into her care for more than 20 mothers faces being struck off the nursing register next week.
Two sisters who discovered they were pregnant just 48 hours apart have given birth on the same day.