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Click on the tags below to read about parents' experiences of childbirth over the last few decades. Select a decade to read about birth taking place in that time, or find out about childbirth in different regions of Britain and beyond. You can also choose to read about mums' or dads' views - or click 'all' on the right-hand side to see every entry we've posted! This database includes memories of birth contributed by parents to this project between October 2011 and September 2012.

Warning! These memories relate to the experience of birth and medical procedures, so some stories are graphic in their description.

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