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How does smoking effect your pregnancy?

How does smoking effect your pregnancy?

If you google the term “smoking”, the first result is an NHS page describing the health risks associated with smoking. This lifestyle choice is renowned for being detrimental to our health, yet 6.9 million adults smoke cigarettes in the UK. In the 1930s and 40s, tobacco companies used doctors in their adverts to promote their […]
Frida Mom: The advert the Oscars rejected for partial nudity

Frida Mom: The advert the Oscars rejected for partial nudity

The Oscars celebrate thrillers, but are too scared to show a mother’s postpartum experience – it’s time to prepare, celebrate and support mothers
Having children: the question of if, not when

Having children: the question of if, not when

Plenty of women choose not to have children and it is not always about choosing between a career or a family, argues Kate Jackson

The life of a midwife

We look at the trials and tribulations of some of the hardest-working students in university

Mobile app officially approved as form of contraception

A new mobile app, called Natural Cycles, has been found to be just as effective as the contraceptive pill, without any of the side effects

Battle of the sexes: can men handle the contraceptive heat?

A recent study into male contraceptive injections was halted when men displayed side effects such as acne, weight gain, muscle pain and mood swings and it seems women are not happy about it

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