Jane Garvey examines the topic of menstruation and asks if attitudes are finally changing.
Mariella Frostrup and guests explore the complex topic of the best age to start a family.
Today we expect dad to be at the birth. Fi Glover asks, ‘Is this always the best idea?’
Vivienne Parry explores changing attitudes to giving birth and asks what is a normal birth
Dominic Arkwright meets the mum who gave birth at home with a 999 operator on the line.
Mark Porter explores how women can now choose where to give birth: in hospital or at home.
Why is there a shortage of midwives in England and what is the effect on pregnant women?
Three midwives talk about the changes they have seen in their profession.
Sarah Taylor follows a new intake of student midwives at King's College, London.
Dr Mark Porter investigates health issues of the day.
French obstetrician Dr Michel Odent encouraged women to use water to ease childbirth.
Fi Glover joins mothers expressing milk for their premature babies in hospital.
Bereaved mum Emma Beck asks why nine babies are stillborn every day in the UK.
Ann Alexander asks why the UK has some of the highest rates of stillbirths in Europe.