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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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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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Uterus transplantings:’ My sister gave me her womb’

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th 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 anxiety. Does he have a really big snout? she near […]

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The pill is linked to depression- and doctors can no longer ignore it | Holly Grigg-Spall

Published in Odd and Fun on 11th January 2018

Hormonal contraceptives are used by 3.5 million women in the UK alone. The medical establishment must stop dismissing health risks they carry A newly published study from the University of Copenhagen has confirmed a is connected with hormonal contraceptives and depression. The largest of its kind, with one million Danish girls between the ages of […]

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Droning delivers abortion pills to Northern Irish females

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th January 2018

Police monitored stunt by pro-choice activists, who flew aircraft from Republic of Ireland, but took no action Pro-choice activists have delivered abortion pill to women in Northern Ireland using a drone. The stunt aimed to highlight the strict statutes around terminations on both sides of the Irish border. Courtney Robinson, 18, from Belfast, who took […]

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

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th January 2018

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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‘ It tears every part of your life away ‘: the truth about male infertility

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th January 2018

Men are facing a fertility crisis, so why is most practical and emotional support offered to couples struggling to conceive is targeted at women? James and Davina D’Souza met and fell in love in their early 20 s. They got married five years later, and three years afterwards had saved enough to buy a family […]

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Treat surrogate mothers as sex offenders, says Italian minister

Published in Odd and Fun on 7th January 2018

Angelino Alfano says wombs for rent should be punishable with prison, as he suggests new laws will make it easier for gay couples to use surrogate mothers Italys interior minister has called for surrogates to be treated as sex offenders, as part of a broader campaign against the prime ministers efforts to grant family rights […]

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Transgender troops say Trump directive will create ‘complete inequality’

Published in Odd and Fun on 5th January 2018

President directs Pentagon to extend ban on trans individuals joining up while Defense Secretary Mattis will decide future of those already serving Active-duty transgender troops say a policy change that sets them at risk of being removed and indefinitely bars transgender people from enlisting in the military is a step backward for civil rights that […]

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