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Can stress during pregnancy harm my baby?

Monique Robinson, University of Western Australia Most pregnant women are aware of the advice to quit smoking, avoid alcohol, and wholeheartedly fear soft cheese in all its forms, but we hear very little official public...

Are maternal hormones different when carrying a boy or a girl?

With advances in prenatal testing it’s now possible to find out whether a pregnancy will result in a male or female baby as early as eight weeks’ gestation. A quick check of web pregnancy forums...

Myth: you can control the sex of your baby

Despite most parents ultimately just wishing for a healthy baby, there are many cultural and social factors that can drive the desire for a baby of a particular sex. The medical technology for sex selection...

Myth: women forget the pain of childbirth

In an evolutionary sense, memory of pain serves an important purpose. Pain indicates a threat to our safety or our life, and human survival depends on us avoiding things that are going to kill...

6 Benefits of Yoga to Inspire You to Get Practicing

Are you considering starting a yoga practice? Or perhaps you have done it before, but need a little extra inspiration to continue your practice? Over...

Treat and Beat Breast Cancer with Dignity and Grace

With its long and devastating history, breast cancer has earned its badges in new arenas – even coining new words for itself, like psychosocial...

Is it OK to chew or crush your medicine?

Some people are incapable of swallowing tablets because of physical reasons, such as surgery or gastric reflux, while others struggle for psychological reasons. What...
Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome A Disability?

Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome A Disability?

Well, talk about a loaded question! The very word disability has different meanings and connotations to different people. It also has different definitions depending...

Hair Loss In Women

Hair loss in women is just that- when a women experiences unexpected heavy loss of hair. Generally, 50-100 single hairs are shed per day. Hair shedding...
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