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25 days ago
12 reasons NOT to change your last name after divorce
12 reasons NOT to change your last name after divorce
Lifestyle

Traditionally, women used to take their husbands’ last names when they got married and children born from these unions, got the father’s last name.

28 days ago
Sex change men to give birth
Sex change men to give birth
Lifestyle

At least three British men who were born female are 'on the brink' of becoming parents using IVF techniques.

28 days ago
Difficult son? It starts in the womb
Difficult son? It starts in the womb
Lifestyle

Pregnant moms are much more likely to suffer life-threatening complications when they are carrying a boy, say researchers.

52 days ago
Women should be warned about dangers of natural childbirth
Women should be warned about dangers of natural childbirth
Lifestyle

The Supreme Court rewarded a woman won £5.2 million after her son Sam was severely brain-damaged during natural childbirth.

54 days ago
Lying on back after sex doesn’t raise chance of conceiving
Lying on back after sex doesn’t raise chance of conceiving
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Studies found little difference in conception rates between women who rested after sex or who got up immediately.

55 days ago
What the Pregnancy bump really reveals
What the Pregnancy bump really reveals
Lifestyle

We now know what the size and shape of the pregnancy bump really reveals about mum and baby.

24 June 2016, 07:16am
Can women over 40 ‘Botox’ their ovaries?
Can women over 40 ‘Botox’ their ovaries?
Lifestyle

Women who look youthful into their 40s need to be warned they cannot ‘Botox their ovaries’.

22 June 2016, 1:48pm
Doctors urged to prescribe drugs for morning sickness
Doctors urged to prescribe drugs for morning sickness
Lifestyle

Women with morning sickness are to be routinely prescribed drugs by GPs rather than being dismissed and left to suffer in silence.

10 June 2016, 08:32am
'Major advance' in 3-parent baby research
'Major advance' in 3-parent baby research
Lifestyle

"Three-parent babies" could soon be a reality in the UK, scientists have announced.

8 June 2016, 07:32am
Want a clever kid? Eat fruit, lots of it
Want a clever kid? Eat fruit, lots of it
Lifestyle

Child development experts in Canada tested 808 one-year-olds whose expectant mothers recorded their daily food intake.

1 June 2016, 07:29am
How child obesity is triggered in womb
How child obesity is triggered in womb
Lifestyle

Babies born to women with a common form of temporary diabetes, that occurs in pregnancy, gain weight early on in life, say scientists.

20 May 2016, 08:42am
Pregnant and depressed? Get help!
Pregnant and depressed? Get help!
Lifestyle

A UCT project recommends that moms-to-be should be tested for depression and anxiety, writes Nontando Mposo.

12 May 2016, 4:00pm
Caution urged on folic acid study
Caution urged on folic acid study
Lifestyle

New research suggests that too much folic acid may raise the risk of autism - but other experts are sceptical.

5 May 2016, 08:54am
Scientists grow 13-day embryo
Scientists grow 13-day embryo
Lifestyle

A human embryo has been grown in a laboratory for twice the length of time than was previously possible.

3 May 2016, 08:48am
Zika defects could be tip of iceberg
Zika defects could be tip of iceberg
Lifestyle

The consequences of the Zika virus could be far worse than previously thought, scientists in the US and Brazil say.