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Men are most fertile during summer

New research shows that sperm is more active in the summer months of the year.

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You are what your mother ate - study

Research has linked a woman's diet before she becomes pregnant to the long-term health of her future child.

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Stellenbosch doc 'can reverse vasectomies'

Men who have vasectomies have slim chances of fathering children again. Urologists are able to increase the success rate.

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Chat to your bump to help child speak
March 4 2015 at 13:24

Speaking to your baby bump can improve the child’s language skills later in life, scientists have discovered.

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Stress can affect baby-making
March 3 2015 at 13:56

Women who try to start a family while in a demanding job might be hurtiing their chances of having a baby.

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UK okays three-parent babies
February 26 2015 at 12:56

The UK has become the first country in the world to legalise so-called three-parent babies.

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Scientists make eggs, sperm from skin
February 25 2015 at 13:52

Babies with two fathers or two mothers could become a reality after a breakthrough by researchers at Cambridge.

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‘Bribes’ help pregnant women quit smoking
February 23 2015 at 13:31

Pregnant women are more than twice as likely to quit smoking if they are offered shopping vouchers, according to a study.

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Study gives hope for obese moms, babies
February 20 2015 at 13:08

Risks for overweight moms and their babies are caused by damage to egg cells and may be reversible, scientists say.

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'No alcohol is safe in early pregnancy'
February 17 2015 at 14:03

Women in the first three months of pregnancy are advised not to drink any alcohol at all under new UK advice.

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And then there were three
February 11 2015 at 14:31

One adoption. One surrogate. One pregnancy. Ellen McCarthy meets a woman who thought she would not have children.

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UK Commons okays 3-parent babies
February 4 2015 at 08:29

Britain has moved toward allowing scientists to create humans from the DNA of three people.

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Partner pushes up labour pains
January 23 2015 at 13:56

Study shows women cope better in birthing without the presence of their loved one.

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