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Pregnancy pains, electric bubble and killer spies
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Pregnancy pains, electric bubble and killer spies

Should doctors monitor mothers’s alcohol intake? Are electric cars an investment bubble? And should spies have a ‘licence to kill’?
25 Sep 2020
Woman unaware she was pregnant gives birth after 7k run
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Woman unaware she was pregnant gives birth after 7k run

And other stories from the stranger side of life
20 Jul 2020
Coronavirus and women’s bodies: the new rules
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Coronavirus and women’s bodies: the new rules

The pandemic is changing the lives of females worldwide in unexpected ways
31 Mar 2020
Divorce, baby boom, domestic violence: isolation predictions
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Divorce, baby boom, domestic violence: isolation predictions

UK households asked to go into 14-day lockdown if any members have symptoms
18 Mar 2020
Instant Opinion: Bloomberg ‘busts’ in Democratic debate
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Instant Opinion: Bloomberg ‘busts’ in Democratic debate

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 20 February
20 Feb 2020
Are UK surrogacy laws in need of reform?
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Are UK surrogacy laws in need of reform?

Law Commission calls for changes to allow legal recognition of parents from moment of baby’s birth
6 Jun 2019
Beauty products ‘cause early puberty’ in girls
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Beauty products ‘cause early puberty’ in girls

New study suggests female offspring exposed to phthalates, parabens and phenols in the womb may mature at earlier age
4 Dec 2018

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‘Pregnant’ woman had 26kg ovarian cyst
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‘Pregnant’ woman had 26kg ovarian cyst

Doctors thought Keely Favell must be expecting before finally discovering and removing growth
30 Nov 2018
How IVF is fuelling a UK adoption crisis
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How IVF is fuelling a UK adoption crisis

Success of fertility treatment has seen adoption rates fall by almost two-thirds in forty years
5 Nov 2018
How long to wait before getting pregnant again
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How long to wait before getting pregnant again

New research finds that gap of less than a year increases risk of premature birth
30 Oct 2018
Why pregnant women are facing weigh-ins again
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Why pregnant women are facing weigh-ins again

Routine checks were phased out in early 1990s over concerns of stress to expectant mothers
18 Sep 2018
Baby boxes: should the NHS offer kits across the UK?
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Baby boxes: should the NHS offer kits across the UK?

More than 50,000 issued to new parents in Scotland over past year but not everyone supports scheme
15 Aug 2018
Why ASA is investigating Natural Cycles contraception app
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Why ASA is investigating Natural Cycles contraception app

Advertising watchdog launches formal probe following complaints the product is not as effective as it claims
30 Jul 2018
Can pregnancy rates predict a recession?
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Can pregnancy rates predict a recession?

Analysis shows number of women falling pregnant drops several months before the start of an economic downturn
27 Feb 2018
Human eggs grown in lab in fertility first
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Human eggs grown in lab in fertility first

In Depth: Scottish research could help preserve fertility of young cancer patients
9 Feb 2018
How folic acid in flour can reduce birth defects in babies
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How folic acid in flour can reduce birth defects in babies

Scientists find overwhelming evidence that the vitamin can help reduce birth defects
31 Jan 2018
Pregnant women don't know how much to eat
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Pregnant women don't know how much to eat

Bad news: eating for two is not a thing
25 Jul 2017