Motherhood Behind Bars

By , 12th December 2015
Birth, Features
What's it like to have a child in prison? As the closure of HMP Holloway is announced, Charlotte Philby meets a prisoner who had to make the heart-wrenching of whether or not to let her daughter stay with her in jail

The Interview: Marie Sjøvold

By , 23rd November 2015
Birth, Features, Pregnancy
"For a mother to talk about the difficult sides of motherhood should not equal being a bad mother or feeling like one. I think it is helpful sharing these thoughts..." We step behind the lens with brilliant Norwegian photographer Marie Sjøvold

One Day Young in Malawi

By , 18th November 2015
Birth, Features, Travel
Photographer Jenny Lewis travelled to southeast Africa to capture women with their babies within the first 24 hours of giving birth. She reflects on the perils – and joy – of having a baby in a community with no access to safe water

My Natural Cesarean

By , 29th September 2015
Birth, Features, Health
A new study by a leading London hospital hopes to introduce the option of a 'skin-to-skin' cesarean within the NHS... But what is a 'natural' c-section and what will it mean for the women and babies involved? Charlotte Philby – the official guinea pig – went under the knife to find out