Traces of honey, milk, egg and cereals found on a 15th century birthing girdle

Honey, milk, eggs and cereals may have all formed part of the medieval childbirth ritual, according to a new study that found traces of the produce in a birthing girdle. In medieval England birth girdles were worn by pregnant women as an amulet against the high risks of childbirth and they were made from parchment … Read more

Pregnant Ashley James reveals her pelvic girdle pain is ‘out of control’

Ashley James has revealed that her pelvic girdle pain is ‘out of control’ and that she now depends on her boyfriend Tom for ‘pretty much everything’ as she enters the later stages of her pregnancy.  Taking to Instagram on Sunday on the last day of her babymoon, the former Made In Chelsea star, 33, got candid … Read more