Pregnancy Matters™


“Fantastic teamwork!”: Mums at Littlehampton house learn life skills with gardening volunteer

The mums in the Littlehampton house in Link Four have been having regular Life Skills sessions in the garden with a volunteer. Life Skills sessions are all about learning self-confidence and how to live independently with their baby when they leave the house. The mums learnt how to: Mow the grass Trim a bush Weed… Read more »

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Life congratulates longstanding volunteer in Burton for her Queen’s award

Life congratulates Mrs Anne Ward a longstanding and dedicated Life volunteer who was named a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM) for her services to the community in Burton. Mrs Ward, a midwife for 36 years and a school governor for 26 years, has also spent over three decades volunteering for Life…. Read more »

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Support protection for pregnant women and new mothers

Life welcomes and urges Government support for a bill tabled yesterday by Maria Miller, MP seeking to protect women who are pregnant or on maternity leave from being discriminated against by employers. Ms Miller’s 10-minute-rule bill, the Pregnancy and Maternity (Redundancy Protection) Bill seeks to prohibit employers from making women redundant from the time they are pregnant… Read more »

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The pregnancy test question

You will have seen from our Impact Reports that our free pregnancy tests are in great demand. I was asked a couple of times last week – “ If Life stopped posting out pregnancy tests wouldn’t that save the Charity money” – of course the answer is yes it would save money… but at what cost? You may not be aware that each pregnancy… Read more »

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