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07 Jul '15, 12:32am
Third of UK women admit pregnant binge drinking
Third of UK women admit pregnant binge drinking

Three-quarters of pregnant women in the UK report drinking some alcohol during pregnancy, according to new research.

03 Jul '15, 11:45am
Doctors urge pregnant women not to drink
Doctors urge pregnant women not to drink

It has to be concluded that there is no ‘safe’ limit for alcohol consumption during pregnancy, says an expert.

02 Jul '15, 3:24pm
IVF test could double chance of success
IVF test could double chance of success

A 20 minute test that could double a woman’s chances of having a baby has been developed by British scientists.

01 Jul '15, 10:22am
Starting a family can’t wait - IVF specialist
Starting a family can’t wait - IVF specialist

Celebrities who parade 'miracle babies' are giving women false hope about motherhood, warn doctors.

30 Jun '15, 11:28am
Men are most fertile during summer
Men are most fertile during summer

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

29 Jun '15, 3:30pm
You are what your mother ate - study
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.

24 Jun '15, 12:08am
Stellenbosch doc 'can reverse vasectomies'
Stellenbosch doc 'can reverse vasectomies'

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

23 Jun '15, 12:25am
Watching what you eat may mean broodiness
Watching what you eat may mean broodiness

A study has found that women worry most about their weight when their chances of conception are highest.

10 Jun '15, 6:00pm
Good to delay motherhood - IVF pioneer
Good to delay motherhood - IVF pioneer

Older mothers have had time to gain valuable skills and education, as well as build strong relationships, says fertility expert Robert Winston.

10 Jun '15, 11:28am
Depressed mom, sick newborn
Depressed mom, sick newborn

Women who take antidepressants in pregnancy raise the chance of their child developing a rare illness, research suggests.

08 Jun '15, 12:28am
'Women will make their own choices'
'Women will make their own choices'

UN Under-Secretary-General Babatunde Osotimehin tells IOL what he would like for the girls of Africa.