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More single women opting for IVF

A growing minority of women are setting out to create single-parent families from the start.

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Pre-eclampsia app could save lives

A mobile phone app promises to improve pre-eclampsia detection in challenging environments.

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St John’s wort ‘can block contraceptives’

The herbal remedy dilutes the effect of the pill and implants, which could lead to unplanned pregnancies, say doctors.

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Multivitamins ‘can raise miscarriage risk’
January 28 2014 at 14:54

Many women begin taking pills while trying to conceive, but advice warns only against consuming too much vitamin A.

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Pregnancy hope after womb transplant
January 27 2014 at 12:29

A women is set to become the first in the world to give birth from a transplanted womb.

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'Stress in womb leads to homosexuality'
January 20 2014 at 12:15

Stress during pregnancy increases the chance of a being gay, according to a controversial new book.

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Womb transplant trial ‘a breakthrough’
January 17 2014 at 12:07

The first baby from a donor womb could be born next year after nine childless women in Sweden received transplants.

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A drink while pregnant good for baby?
January 8 2014 at 14:56

Mothers-to-be who indulge in a light tipple actually go on to have better adjusted kids than those who abstain, a study claims.

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Belly art is latest pregnancy craze
January 7 2014 at 13:47

Mothers-to-be are lifting their shirts for artists to paint a picture on their bellies, as a blessing for safe delivery and healthy baby.

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Sesame could boost male fertility
December 30 2013 at 11:37

Tests found infertile men who took a daily capsule containing sesame oil saw significant improvements in sperm health.

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‘Best time for a baby between 20 and 30’
December 27 2013 at 11:17

Women who delay having children enter a ‘risk zone’ of problems in their early thirties, researchers say.

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No need to avoid nuts while pregnant - study
December 24 2013 at 10:58

Exposure to nuts in the womb is more likely to be helpful than harmful, says a US study.

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The mystery of the virgin births
December 18 2013 at 12:14

One in every 200 young American women says she became pregnant while still a virgin.

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