Woman with two wombs told she might never have kids welcomes miracle baby

At 17, Emma Johns was plagued with vomiting and diarrhoea for a few days every month around her period. Wanting to understand why, she visited her doctor and was offered an internal examination –...

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...

USA: The go-ahead for the first post-natal depression drug

In the US, the FDA approved a drug for post-natal depression - Brexanolone - for the first time. The therapy, the agency's statement explains, has shown in clinical tests to be able to reduce...
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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...

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...

Pregnancy and the sea: all you need to know before you go out in...

You have recently discovered that you are pregnant and the emotion is irrepressible. Finally you will have a sweet baby to cheer up the days. Everything is wonderful and you and your partner are in...