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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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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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Liberal elite, it’s is high time to strike a deal with the working-class | Joan C Williams

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th January 2018

Coalition need compromise. But its alliances that win, writes Joan C Williams, the author of White Running Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America Abortion rights are central to my identity. As an ambitious teen, I wanted to have both a crucial career and a vibrant intellectual life, and I felt that having a newborn at […]

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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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This Fertility App Is a Jackpot for Stalkers

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th January 2018

The pregnancy and period app Glow unwittingly exposed women’s health information to anyone who wanted to look.”> Fertility-tracking apps like Glow ask for intimate details: sexual activity, history of abortions, cervical mucus consistency, orgasm frequency, preferred sex stances. And 4 million Glow users complied, uploading exceedingly private information about their health and sex lives. But […]

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Abortion advocates ‘on a high’ with a long road ahead after supreme court win

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th January 2018

After Mondays victory, providers face the complex undertaking of re-opening clinics, which may take years, and of the preparations for future battles with Texas legislature Abortion providers and advocates met uneasily around a computer screen in Austin on Monday morning, waiting for news from the supreme court. When the ruling came through and handed a […]

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GOP healthcare bill may send pregnant women back to days without coverage

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th January 2018

Few benefits are more vulnerable than maternity coverage under the proposed bill, in a country where giving birth usually expenses $10,000 if paid out of pocket In 2011, when Corey Miller was getting ready to get married, she knew it wouldnt be too long before she and her new spouse would be ready to start […]

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