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Helping kids sleep, Dame Valerie Beral, WWI pregnancies, Precious Awards 2015

Techniques to get children to go to sleep; Dame Valerie Beral on reproductive health; pregnancy and childbirth 100 years ago; and awards for Black and Asian women in business 2015.

Techniques to get your children to go to sleep with Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin, author of "The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep," and Vicki Dawson, founder of The Children's Sleep Charity.

Epidemiologist Dame Valerie Beral on using the Million Women Study to investigate how a woman's reproductive history can affect her health. She talks about her concerns with HRT and why she believes the contraceptive Pill has received unfair bad publicity.

Working women's experience of pregnancy and childbirth 100 years ago with Dr Gill Scott, historian of the Women's Co-operative Guild, and actor Rachel Shelley, whose character in the BBC Radio 4 drama Home Front has lost her three-week old son in a cot death.

Precious Awards founder, Foluke Akinlose discusses what the 2015 event means for Black and Asian women in Business, along with one of the winners, Kerrine Bryan, a Principal Electrical Engineer.

Presenter: Emma Barnett
Producer: Rebecca Myatt.

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58 minutes


  • Precious Awards

    Foluke Akinlose and Kerrine Bryan discusses the awards for Black and Asian business women

    Duration: 08:07

  • Sleep and children

    Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin and Vicki Dawson talk about getting children to sleep

    Duration: 09:22

  • Epidemiologist Dame Valerie Beral

    She talks about HRT and why the contraceptive Pill has received unfair bad publicity

    Duration: 13:13

  • Childbirth 100 years ago for working women

    Dr Gill Scott and Rachel Shelley talk about motherhood and infant mortality 100 years ago

    Duration: 10:45


Role Contributor
Presenter Emma Barnett
Interviewed Guest Foluke Akinlose
Interviewed Guest Kerrine Bryan
Interviewed Guest Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin
Interviewed Guest Vicki Dawson
Interviewed Guest Valerie Beral
Interviewed Guest Rachel Shelley
Interviewed Guest Gill Scott
Producer Rebecca Myatt


  • Fri 16 Oct 2015 10:00

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