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Do women’s periods synchronise when they spend time together?

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th January 2018

A study carried out by a fertility app and Oxford University says not, but still the myth endures Talk to a woman about her period and she will probably give you an example of the time her cycle aligned with a friend, partner, colleague or family member. Many of us have noticed that the closer […]

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For reproductive rights campaigners 2017 felt like the soothe before the blizzard

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th January 2018

The Trump administration has chipped away at women access to contraception and other health services but an all-out assault may just be a question of time The year 2017 was supposed to be when reproductive health battles simmering in the states simmered over into national policy. Not only did Republican retain control of Congress in […]

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What I’m really thinking: the woman trying for a newborn

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th January 2018

The last thing you should say to a woman who is desperately trying to have a baby is, Try not to think about it. Its all we think about Read more: www.theguardian.com

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How Trumpcare Would Affect Your Ability To Take Care Of Your Sexual Health

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th January 2018

The American Health Care Act( AHCA ), also known as Trumpcare, is the GOP’s attempted plan to replace the Affordable Care Act( ACA ). A version of the AHCAwas passed by the House of Representatives in early May and now, the Senate version of the billhas just been unveiled to the public. The Senate’s proposal […]

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Turkey’s waning fertility threatens Erdogan’s vision of strength

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th January 2018

The president has been recommending women to have three newborns each, as his divided country faces a very European problem Didem Sen was living in Nisantasi, a wealthy Istanbul neighbourhood mostly inhabited by members of the secular upper-clas, when she was trying to conceive her first child at persons under the age of 40. She […]

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Uterus transplants:’ My sister gave me her womb’

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th January 2018

Lolita Wsterlund is one of the first women in the world to have a uterine transplanting. Now this pioneering surgery is coming to Britain. By Tim Lewis Moments after giving birth, her son has still not been in her arms, Lolita Wsterlund had an urgent fear. Does he have a really big snout? she near […]

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Texas rule necessitating burial or cremation of fetal tissue shames women, suit says

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th January 2018

Lawsuit filed by Texas womens rights group attempts to block a new rule it says is a political ploy to stimagise abortions A women rights group has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to block a new Texas regulation that requires fetal remains to be cremated or buried. Accusing the nation of a politically motivated […]

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Leaky mamas, smelly poop: How humor helps tackle taboo topics

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th January 2018

( CNN) If you thought pee-pee in your pants was just an issue for toddlers, a hilarious new videowill promptly show you that is not the case. The video is the latest sensation from the women’s health site HelloFlo, and after watching it, you may think differently the next time you ensure a mommy holding […]

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Obama just made a historic decision for transgender Americans

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th January 2018

President Barack Obama is wasting no time when it comes to pushing through last-minute protections for transgender Americans before his tenure ends in November. On Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services( HHS) announced a final regulation on equality and discrimination in healthcare. TheNondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activitiesrule revises the Affordable Care Act […]

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Simply how important is your egg counting for fertility?

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th January 2018

( CNN) Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh, a San Francisco-based reproductive endocrinologist, considers it almost everyday in her practice. Women come into the fertility specialist’s office fearful and tearful that they may never have children, she said. The results of their follicle stimulating hormone( FSH) and anti-Mullerian hormone( AMH) blood tests — are applied to gauge fertility […]

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