Posts tagged “Pregnancy”

Pregnant women are unsure of how much to eat, survey reveals

July 25th, 2017
Pregnant women are unsure of how much to eat, survey reveals

A new survey has revealed that pregnant women are unsure about how much they need to eat. Research conducted by the National Charity Partnership showed that only a third of pregnant women knew that they didn’t need to consume extra calories for the first two trimesters. According to NICE guidelines, pregnant women should stick to […]

Prenatal Testing: Screening Tests & Diagnostic Tests

July 2nd, 2014
Prenatal Testing: Screening Tests & Diagnostic Tests

Pregnant women should commence prenatal care as soon as they learn they are pregnant. Adequate prenatal care is statistically proven to increase the chances of delivering a healthy baby, reduce the chances of preterm labor and help towards fewer gestational complications. Prenatal care maximizes well-being through consistent fetal monitoring, invaluable expert advice and guidance. Prenatal […]

Model Decides Against Abortion After Baby’s First Kicks

April 28th, 2014
Model Decides Against Abortion After Baby’s First Kicks

Questions about the reasons as to why women may choose to have abortions have been a huge point of discussion recently after decisions made by an aspiring model. Budding glamour model Josie Cunningham publicly stated her plans to have a termination so that she could be a contestant on Channel 5’s hit TV show, Big […]

How To Know If You’re A Good Candidate For Laser Eye Surgery

November 14th, 2013
How To Know If You’re A Good Candidate For Laser Eye Surgery

The popularity of laser eye surgery has seen a huge surge over the last 20 years or more, with over 100,000 people in the UK alone opting to have the procedure annually. And with the promise of near-perfect eyesight after the surgery, it’s not difficult to fathom why this relatively quick, 10-minute procedure has become […]

Do It Yourself Abortion

February 14th, 2013
Do It Yourself Abortion

Women in past generations who found themselves in the position of being pregnant but not wanting the baby ,took measures they hoped would help abort the foetus. By and large, these measures were unsuccessful, even dangerous. However, scientists have been working on an idea which may offer women the choice of either attending a clinic […]

The Different Causes Of Hair Loss

November 28th, 2012
The Different Causes Of Hair Loss

Both men and women can suffer from hair loss, but what are the causes of this condition? It is well known that a person’s genetic makeup have an effect, but is this only cause? There are many reasons, including illness. The thyroid, for instance, produces hormones that regulate metabolism and energy levels. However, disruption of […]

Uruguay To Legalise Abortion

October 1st, 2012
Uruguay To Legalise Abortion

The South American country of Uruguay have taken a giant leap forward in recognising women’s rights by decriminalising abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. Currently, the law only allows abortion to take place if a woman has been raped, or when her life is in danger. It was, however, a very close contest with […]

Blood tests can now show gender

August 12th, 2011
Blood tests can now show gender

It is now possible to determine the sex of a baby via a blood test. But there is also a worry that the number of abortions will rise as a consequence of parents knowing this information. There has been some scepticism that the blood tests used to determine the sex of a baby were infallible. […]

Genes linked to Infertility

May 25th, 2011
Genes linked to Infertility

Scientists have found that gene variations involved in the control of cholesterol also affect progesterone levels in women. This new finding appears to suggest that it has an effect on how fertile a woman is. The scientists from John Hopkins University in the USA have created a blood test that examines the variation in the […]

Anti Abortion Attacks Could Massively Increase Unwanted Pregnancy Rates

May 5th, 2011
Anti Abortion Attacks Could Massively Increase Unwanted Pregnancy Rates

Anti Abortion Attacks Could Massively Increase Unwanted Pregnancy Rates That’s the opinion of the Guttmacher Institute in America. The latter is a well respected organisation that advises on sexual health matters. The Institute warns that there could be as many as 973,000 unplanned pregnancies if Republican anti abortionists get their way and ensure organisations like […]

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