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Would you choose to stay pregnant for six years?

Published in Odd and Fun on 22nd September 2017

Oh, the horror. THE HORROR .Image: Youtube Nine months of pregnancy is more than enough for most people. Now imagine being forced to carry a baby until it was six years old. Thats the shocking premise of a satirical new PSA that was made to support their own nationals paid household leave statute. It features […]

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Artificial wombs could soon be a reality. What will this mean for women?

Published in Odd and Fun on 20th September 2017

Technology is well on the way to realising ectogenesis, improving premature baby survival and increasing fertility alternatives. But it also has other, more frightening, implications We are approaching a biotechnological breakthrough. Ectogenesis, the invention of a complete external womb, could totally change the nature of human reproduction. In April this year, researchers at the Children’s […]

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How Much Sexuality Should You Have If You Want To Get Pregnant?

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th September 2017

The announcement that sex leads to pregnancy is ten thousand-year-old news, but Indiana University scientists have given it a new spin by corroborating the suspicion that sexuality throughout the menstrual cycle increases the chance of conception. Besides helping those struggling to conceive, the findings could have implications for wider understanding of the immune system. “It’s […]

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Surrogate mother who sold same babies twice sentenced for scam

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th September 2017

French woman known merely as Aurore dedicated suspended sentence for victimizing two gay couples who hired her A French tribunal has given a one-year suspended incarcerate sentence to a woman is guilty of victimizing two lesbian couples who hired her as a surrogate mom. The female has been named merely as Aurore. Surrogacy is illegal […]

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I’m treating pregnant women with Zika and this is what it’s like | Christine Curry

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th September 2017

Some females decide on termination. Others carry on, despite the risks. With so much about the virus still unknown, its a journey for both doctors and patients As a medical student, I recollect reading books about the early days of the HIV epidemic and wondering what it was like for physicians to take care of […]

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If You Guessed 9 Months Was Too Long To Be Preggo, You Have No Idea

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th September 2017

I have never been and never will be a mom, but from what I can tell, carrying another human being inside of your own body for nine months is the most metal thing of all time. But did you know that some animals are pregnant for even longer? Here are some of the longest gestation […]

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Experience: I had a free birth

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th September 2017

We never extricated ourselves from the system; we just didnt go for check-ups or scans A free birth is one without medical assistance. For us, that entailed no scans , no the physicians and 58 hours of labour in our lounge: simply me, my husband, Flynn, and our friend Claire. Im 32 and a yoga […]

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Australian girl tracks down sperm donor online, marriage him

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th September 2017

Stop me if youve hear this one: Girl gets artificially inseminated, girl has baby, girl tracks down anonymous sperm donor, son and girl get married. Doesnt sound familiar? Well, its the real story of one Australian woman. Aminah Hart had a daughter, Leila, in 2012 after she was artificially inseminated by an anonymous sperm donor […]

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

Published in Odd and Fun on 11th September 2017

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

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‘ We pray that this clinic remains open ‘: India’s surrogates dread adversity from embryo forbidding

Published in Odd and Fun on 11th September 2017

A new law stopping Indian girls carrying newborns to term for foreigners has devastating effects on women at a Gujurat clinic and couples from across the world In the reception of the Akanksha fertility clinic, Dr Nayna Patel has an article pinned to the wall. Anand clinic makes milestone with 1,001 st baby, the headline […]

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