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When an abortion is right thing to do

Bel Mooney says that for many people who have had one, including herself, an abortion is no big deal. [VIDEO]

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Ovulation calendar can help with timing

The makers of a sperm-friendly lubricant have made an ovulation calendar available.

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Pregnant? Don’t take to your bed

Experts say bed rest during pregnancy has few benefits - and can lead to depression, among other things.

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Test ‘can boost IVF success by half’
July 30 2014 at 12:15

Fertility experts have found a new way to identify embryos that will implant in the womb.

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Autism linked to steroid hormones
July 30 2014 at 12:12

Boys who develop autism are exposed to higher levels of steroid hormones in the womb, a study suggests.

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Using donor eggs in IVF can raise blood pressure
July 29 2014 at 12:20

Women who use donor eggs to have babies through IVF could be at much greater risk of high blood pressure.

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Simple test could change mothers’ lives
July 24 2014 at 11:51

A short and accurate mental health screening tool has been validated for pregnant and post-natal women in South Africa.

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Four pregnancies can affect heart - study
July 22 2014 at 12:00

Women who have four or more children are more likely to show early signs of heart disease, scientists warn.

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New lubricant offers conception lifeline
July 22 2014 at 11:59

Couples struggling to conceive a baby may just have a new lifeline.

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Anti-cancer drug boosts ovulation - study
July 21 2014 at 12:01

An anti-cancer generic drug may be more effective in treating infertility in women than traditional fertility treatment.

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IVF drugs don’t cause cancer - study
July 16 2014 at 14:53

Debate has raged about whether IVF drugs may cause cancer because they stimulate hormones linked to the disease.

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The IVF check most women don’t need
July 11 2014 at 11:42

Women trying for a baby through IVF are undergoing unnecessary and expensive procedures, warn doctors.

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Donor sperm study boosts older men
July 9 2014 at 12:12

Women using donor sperm may be more likely to get pregnant if the man is over 40, a study suggests.

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