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01/07/2010

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45 minutes
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Thursday 01 July 2010

Presented by Jenni Murray. Karen Liebreich on solving the mystery of a letter in a bottle and how after a seven year search she eventually met the woman who'd written it. 70% of pregnant women suffer from morning sickness, how should the condition be treated? Oceanographer Sylvia Earle discusses her long career beneath the waves plus women's football in Kenya.

Chapters

4 items
  • Morning Sickness

    We hear from Denise Soden who suffered from Hyperemesis Gravidarum, conference organiser Dr. Brian Swallow and Midwife Liz Hammond from Pregnancy Sickness Support.

  • Sylvia Earle

    The oceanographer Sylvia Earle joins Jenni to talk about her extraordinary diving pursuits.

  • Football in Kenya

    The charity 'Moving the Goalposts' uses football as a way of raising self esteem among young girls in Kilifi, Kenya. Reporter Clare Walker talks to some of the girls involved in the project.

  • Karen Leibreich

    Armed with nothing but a name, an age, and a region, Karen Leibreich embarked on a seven-year quest to discover the author of, and the story behind a mysterious message in a bottle.

  • Karen Liebreich - The Letter in a Bottle

    Karen Leibreich, the author of ‘The Letter in the Bottle’discovered a letter in a bottle on the Isle of Sheppey in 2002, lamenting the loss of ‘Maurice’, a thirteen-year-old boy. Armed with nothing but a name, an age, and a region, she embarked on a seven-year quest to discover the author of, and the story behind, the mysterious message. She talks to Jenni
    about her quest and meeting the woman behind the words.

  • Sylvia Earle

    Sylvia Earle

    Sylvia Earle is said to be one of the world's great oceanographers, named Time magazine's first 'hero of the planet' and currently Explorer in Residence at the National Geographic Society. She joins Jenni to talk about her extraordinary diving pursuits, including walking untethered on the sea floor and leading the first team of women aquanauts on a two week underwater expedition.

    Sylvia Earle is appearing at the London Literature Festival on Thursday, 1st July, where she will be in conversation with Robin Hanbury-Tenison

    National Geographic
  • Morning Sickness

    Feeling sick in the early stages of pregnancy is completely normal. But for around one in 100 women, symptoms are so extreme that termination of pregnancy becomes a serious option.
    For the first time in the UK a conference is being held which will focus on nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, or NVP. Denise Soden who suffered from HG a more extreme form that requires hospitalisation talks about her experience. And conference organiser Dr. Brian Swallow and Miwife Liz Hammond from Pregnancy Sickness Support discuss the causes and possible treatment.

    Pregnancy Sickness Support
  • Moving the Goalposts - Girls in Kenya

    The charity 'Moving the Goalposts' uses football as a means of raising self esteem among young girls in the coastal town of Kilifi, Kenya. As the World Cup enters its final stages, Reporter Clare Walker talks to some of the girls involved in the project and hears how football has changed their lives.

  • Moving the Goalposts

    Moving the Goalposts

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