Gluten intolerance: eating fiber during pregnancy reduces the risk for the baby

Digestive disorders, poor assimilation of nutrients ... the immune system of people intolerant to gluten produces specific antibodies that affect the lining of their small intestine. The prevalence of the disease continues to increase in...

What’s behind these pregnancy symptoms?

Peeing on a chemically prepared stick from the drugstore is the fastest and most convenient way to detect the presence of a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), or “the pregnancy hormone” in your...
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Signs of Pregnancy: The 15 Earliest (and Weirdest) Pregnancy Symptoms

You’ve just got that feeling... but you want to know for sure. Waiting those ten days after ovulation to take a home pregnancy test can be brutal! Read on to learn about 15 of...

Assisted procreation, France also opens up to non-hetero couples

In France, medically assisted procreation has so far been guaranteed only to married, heterosexual couples who have problems with infertility. French President Emmanuel Macron, during the election campaign, had promised that this would change. Now the Parliament...
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Pregnancy: Due date calculator

Congratulations! You have just discovered you are pregnant! When this was planned or a surprise, one of the questions you are curious about is your approximate due date. Use our calculator to find out...

Controversy over choosing sex of child using IVF

Almost since its beginning in the 1970s, in vitro fertilization (IVF) has been surrounded by controversy. However, many concerns faded away as more children were born healthy with the help of IVF. But a new...