Pancake Day and the 40 Days of Prematurity – by Fiona Mylchreest

It’s Pancake Day!  This is a church tradition to use up all the rich ingredients before Lent.  These luxuries – eggs and oil and dairy – seem to us relatively healthy; nowadays the forty-day Lenten sacrifice is usually coffee, chocolate or alcohol. It’s a bit like pregnancy; 40 weeks of moderation, maybe giving up something … More Pancake Day and the 40 Days of Prematurity – by Fiona Mylchreest

Meeting Francois for British Heart Month

Dr Francois Sousa dos Santos, Borne PhD student, has been working as an Obstetrics and Gynaecology trainee in East London for the past three years. Originally from Portugal, he has recently moved to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital to join Professor Mark Johnson’s research team at Borne to study the effect of heart disease on pregnancy. Besides undertaking … More Meeting Francois for British Heart Month