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Health, Sports & Psychology
Michael Reiss looks at sex education, and how it has changed from the second world war to the modern day
The idea might seem ridiculous. But as science writer Emily Anthes explains, there's a strong case for testing drugs on women who are pregnant.
TV, Radio & Events
The making of planets, midge-friendly lighting, flu jabs, climate change, and food that's fallen off the plate.
Society, Politics & Law
Having children brings many changes. We consider the price of parenthood
Daniel Wight looks at the high rates of teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, and whether sex education in schools is to blame
Why do some songs stay with us, while others fade away as soon as they've faded out?
Mia Davies considers the midwife's role in modern childbirth
Kerri-Anne Gifford asks how health inequalities affect the chances of survival for premature babies
Desperate Midwives is focused on the labour ward of Derby City General Hospital, the midwives who work there are the mums and babies they deal with day by day.
Sarah Earle examines the developing degree of medical intervention in birth
A programme-by-programme guide for the documentary series Desperate Midwives, about the midwives who work at Derby City General hospital.
Try this quiz activity showing some of the choices social workers have to make in their jobs
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