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Scoop.co.nz
NZer’s debut novel is feminist, climate change page-turnersociety tries to control women’s choices and undermine their power: “Everywhere
NZer’s debut novel is feminist, climate change page-turner
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 hours ago
society tries to control women’s choices and undermine their power: “Everywhere we relegate the awesome abundance of lust, fertility and birth to the bottom division. Sex is unclean, periods a curse and solo mums a burden or stone-able offenders,... Read more
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New Kerala
World population set to reach nearly 10 bn by 2050 - newkerala.com #110933Sheet' released by the organisation revealed that by 2053, the global populatio
World population set to reach nearly 10 bn by 2050 - newkerala.com #110933
New Kerala / Posted 11 hours ago
Sheet' released by the organisation revealed that by 2053, the global population will hit 10 billion. "Despite declines in fertility rates around the world, we expect population gains to remain strong enough to take us toward a global population of... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Couple's distress after being told to adopt their OWN childA couple were told they would have to adopt their own child - after missing a t
Couple's distress after being told to adopt their OWN child
Liverpool Echo / Posted 11 hours ago
A couple were told they would have to adopt their own child - after missing a tick box on a consent form for fertility treatment. The family division of the High Court heard the couple, who can not be identified for legal reasons, had successful... Read more
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express
The scientific reasons both men AND women are obsessed with breasts revealedpsychologists suggest that rounded buttocks evolved in women to provide a visua
The scientific reasons both men AND women are obsessed with breasts revealed
express / Posted 13 hours ago
psychologists suggest that rounded buttocks evolved in women to provide a visual indication of youth and fertility. This is because oestrogen encourages fat storage in the buttocks, hips and thighs.Related articles Biological... Read more
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Sun Star
'Teen pregnancy alarming'Cendaña said teen pregnancy rate in the Cordilleras remains a cause for alarm.
'Teen pregnancy alarming'
Sun Star / Posted 13 hours ago
Cendaña said teen pregnancy rate in the Cordilleras remains a cause for alarm. Cendaña said based on the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality (YAFS) Study, the Cordilleras was the chart topper for teen pregnancy. "The Cordillera remains to be... Read more
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The Economic Times
World population may rise to nearly 10 billion by 2050would hit the 10 billion mark in 2053, with set to Asia gain about 900 million
World population may rise to nearly 10 billion by 2050
The Economic Times / Posted 14 hours ago
would hit the 10 billion mark in 2053, with set to Asia gain about 900 million to 5.3 billion. "Despite declines in fertility rates around the world, we expect population gains to remain strong enough to take us toward a global population of... Read more
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The Courier
Ballarat woman Abby makes cancer pleaMelbourne.Because she was young and had no children, it was important for Abby
Ballarat woman Abby makes cancer plea
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
Melbourne.Because she was young and had no children, it was important for Abby and her medical team to try to preserve her fertility.After MRIs and PET scans, she was deemed suitable for a fertility sparing operation.A six-and-a-half hour radical... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
4 of 7 McCaughey septuplets starting college in Hannibalwere born on Nov. 19, 1997, ranging in weight from 2 pounds, 5 ounces to 3 poun
4 of 7 McCaughey septuplets starting college in Hannibal
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 21 hours ago
were born on Nov. 19, 1997, ranging in weight from 2 pounds, 5 ounces to 3 pounds, 4 ounces. Bobbi McCaughey had taken a fertility drug. They are the world's first surviving septuplets. Two of the septuplets, Alexis and Kenneth, are staying... Read more
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The Border Mail
Soundness tops breeder’s concernsat the top of his list of concerns for his own cattle herd. “If they can’t wal
Soundness tops breeder’s concerns
The Border Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
at the top of his list of concerns for his own cattle herd. “If they can’t walk to water, there’s no point being in calf — fertility, although vital, comes second in this instance.” In saying this, Dr Bennett culls his herd hard for fertility,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'I don't love my husband, I used him as a walking sperm donor'confident, I was terrified of being childless. Facebook became Babybook. I watc
'I don't love my husband, I used him as a walking sperm donor'
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
confident, I was terrified of being childless. Facebook became Babybook. I watched a close friend go through the pain of infertility and IVF. What if I needed help? The idea panicked me. I signed up for Internet dating. The final nail in the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Aussies raid super to pay for IVFThen he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had alread
Aussies raid super to pay for IVF
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
Then he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had already depleted their savings on less invasive fertility interventions. Now, at 36, she was faced with a choice. Come up with $11,000 for an initial cycle of IVF or risk... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Aussies raid super to pay for IVFThen he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had alread
Aussies raid super to pay for IVF
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
Then he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had already depleted their savings on less invasive fertility interventions. Now, at 36, she was faced with a choice. Come up with $11,000 for an initial cycle of IVF or risk... Read more
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Manning River Times
Aussies raid super to pay for IVFThen he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had alread
Aussies raid super to pay for IVF
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
Then he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had already depleted their savings on less invasive fertility interventions. Now, at 36, she was faced with a choice. Come up with $11,000 for an initial cycle of IVF or risk... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Aussies raid super to pay for IVFThen he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had alread
Aussies raid super to pay for IVF
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
Then he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had already depleted their savings on less invasive fertility interventions. Now, at 36, she was faced with a choice. Come up with $11,000 for an initial cycle of IVF or risk... Read more
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The North West Star
Aussies raid super to pay for IVFThen he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had alread
Aussies raid super to pay for IVF
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
Then he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had already depleted their savings on less invasive fertility interventions. Now, at 36, she was faced with a choice. Come up with $11,000 for an initial cycle of IVF or risk... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Aussies raid super to pay for IVFThen he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had alread
Aussies raid super to pay for IVF
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
Then he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had already depleted their savings on less invasive fertility interventions. Now, at 36, she was faced with a choice. Come up with $11,000 for an initial cycle of IVF or risk... Read more
11 related stories
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The Border Mail
Aussies raid super to pay for IVFThen he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had alread
Aussies raid super to pay for IVF
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
Then he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had already depleted their savings on less invasive fertility interventions. Now, at 36, she was faced with a choice. Come up with $11,000 for an initial cycle of IVF or risk... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Aussies raid super to pay for IVFThen he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had alread
Aussies raid super to pay for IVF
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Then he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had already depleted their savings on less invasive fertility interventions. Now, at 36, she was faced with a choice. Come up with $11,000 for an initial cycle of IVF or risk... Read more
11 related stories
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The Courier
Aussies raid super to pay for IVFThen he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had alread
Aussies raid super to pay for IVF
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Then he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had already depleted their savings on less invasive fertility interventions. Now, at 36, she was faced with a choice. Come up with $11,000 for an initial cycle of IVF or risk... Read more
11 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Aussies raid super to pay for IVFThen he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had alread
Aussies raid super to pay for IVF
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
Then he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had already depleted their savings on less invasive fertility interventions. Now, at 36, she was faced with a choice. Come up with $11,000 for an initial cycle of IVF or risk... Read more
11 related stories
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The Young Witness
Aussies raid super to pay for IVFThen he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had alread
Aussies raid super to pay for IVF
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
Then he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had already depleted their savings on less invasive fertility interventions. Now, at 36, she was faced with a choice. Come up with $11,000 for an initial cycle of IVF or risk... Read more
11 related stories
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The Age
The mother equation: Why women are raiding the nest eggThen he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had alread
The mother equation: Why women are raiding the nest egg
The Age / Posted yesterday
Then he told her how much it would cost. Lisa Mahar and her husband had already depleted their savings on less invasive fertility interventions. Now, at 36, she was faced with a choice. Come up with $11,000 for an initial cycle of IVF or risk... Read more
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Japan Today
Accidental deaths on the rise in daycare centers in Japan ‹ Japan Todayoverwhelmed with public debt and a demographic time bomb, is facing renewed scr
Accidental deaths on the rise in daycare centers in Japan ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
overwhelmed with public debt and a demographic time bomb, is facing renewed scrutiny because of their dual push to raise fertility rates and to propel more women into the workforce. Japan’s population of 127 million is set to decline to 87... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
4 of 7 McCaughey septuplets starting college in Hannibalscholarships to all seven of the Iowa children soon after they were born on Nov
4 of 7 McCaughey septuplets starting college in Hannibal
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted yesterday
scholarships to all seven of the Iowa children soon after they were born on Nov. 19, 1997. Bobbi McCaughey had taken a fertility drug. They are the world's first surviving septuplets. The family also has a 20-year-old daughter. Two of the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Your health: How to detox naturallyconfirm that exposure to toxins in our food, water and environment is contribut
Your health: How to detox naturally
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
confirm that exposure to toxins in our food, water and environment is contributing to health problems, including reduced fertility. Worryingly, studies also confirm that babies of the 21st century are born with an overwhelming toxic burden that... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Review: Five stars for Sizzle and Spark in Hushabyemissing is a child and getting one is paramount in Sizzle's mind. She brews ap
Review: Five stars for Sizzle and Spark in Hushabye
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
missing is a child and getting one is paramount in Sizzle's mind. She brews aphrodisiacs for Spark and performs fertility rituals all afternoon while Spark is presumably off earning money. The aphrodisiacs Sizzle brews for herself are... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Europe: The Substitution Of A Populationshift is what the British demographer David Coleman described in his study, "Im
Europe: The Substitution Of A Population
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
shift is what the British demographer David Coleman described in his study, "Immigration and Ethnic Change in Low-Fertility Countries: A Third Demographic Transition." Europe's suicidal birth rate, coupled with migrants who multiply... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Roadside ragwort prompts NFU concern over livestock poisoningin height. Ragwort occurs in neglected grass fields, on uncropped ground and sa
Roadside ragwort prompts NFU concern over livestock poisoning
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
in height. Ragwort occurs in neglected grass fields, on uncropped ground and sand dunes. It prefers light soils of low fertility, particularly in over or under-grazed pasture. Government guidance says ragwort is a potential killer, and... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
4 of 7 McCaughey septuplets starting college in Hannibalscholarships to all seven of the Iowa children soon after they were born on Nov
4 of 7 McCaughey septuplets starting college in Hannibal
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
scholarships to all seven of the Iowa children soon after they were born on Nov. 19, 1997. Bobbi McCaughey had taken a fertility drug. They are the world’s first surviving septuplets. The family also has a 20-year-old daughter. Two of the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Season for tying the knot rolls outornaments. “For example, the young see brightly coloured items as outdated whi
Season for tying the knot rolls out
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
ornaments. “For example, the young see brightly coloured items as outdated while the spittoon – believed to be a symbol of fertility – is unacceptable. When we come across such cases, we explain the meaning of these items, and if they want to ditch... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
4 of 7 McCaughey septuplets starting college in Hannibalscholarships to all seven of the Iowa children soon after they were born on Nov
4 of 7 McCaughey septuplets starting college in Hannibal
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
scholarships to all seven of the Iowa children soon after they were born on Nov. 19, 1997. Bobbi McCaughey had taken a fertility drug. They are the world's first surviving septuplets. The family also has a 20-year-old daughter. Two of the... Read more
4 related stories
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KTTC Rochester
4 of 7 McCaughey septuplets starting college in Hannibalscholarships to all seven of the Iowa children soon after they were born on Nov
4 of 7 McCaughey septuplets starting college in Hannibal
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
scholarships to all seven of the Iowa children soon after they were born on Nov. 19, 1997. Bobbi McCaughey had taken a fertility drug. They are the world's first surviving septuplets. The family also has a 20-year-old daughter. Two of the... Read more
4 related stories
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The News-Herald
Backyard mini orchards: Smaller apple trees a popular optiona local Cooperative Extension office “to learn which rootstocks are adapted for
Backyard mini orchards: Smaller apple trees a popular option
The News-Herald / Posted yesterday
a local Cooperative Extension office “to learn which rootstocks are adapted for the climate.” Test the soil for pH and fertility, choose a sunny, well-drained site and avoid low areas that tend to be frost pockets. Eliminate perennial and... Read more
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New Kerala
Constant exposure to chemicals released during fracking may harm fertility: newkerala.com #110612from this study indicates that developmental exposure to fracking and drilling
Constant exposure to chemicals released during fracking may harm fertility: newkerala.com #110612
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
from this study indicates that developmental exposure to fracking and drilling chemicals may pose a threat to fertility in animals and potentially people. Negative outcomes were observed even in mice exposed to the lowest dose of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beans - a Mighty Tool in the Fight for Food Securityfunction on their farms, Yeshewalul and his neighbours were forced to leave the
Beans - a Mighty Tool in the Fight for Food Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
function on their farms, Yeshewalul and his neighbours were forced to leave their land fallow in order to maintain soil fertility for barley production. In sub-Saharan Africa, where up to 65 percent of land is degraded, poor soil fertility is... Read more
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Namibia Economist
An arm and a leg for a fertilised eggdata on the use of intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), a procedure to ins
An arm and a leg for a fertilised egg
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
data on the use of intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), a procedure to insert sperm into the egg in cases of male infertility. In 2010 this was used in nearly 70% of IVF cycles globally, though faulty sperm affects only 40% of infertile... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
6 things you must do in La PazYou'll also find a huge selection of weird and wonderful potions and talismans,
6 things you must do in La Paz
Guelph Mercury / Posted yesterday
You'll also find a huge selection of weird and wonderful potions and talismans, ranging from powders designed to increase fertility to prosperity-boosting herbal concoctions. 3. Check into Bolivia's first Design Hotel In 2016, La Paz gets its... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Project will examine how sheep shaped the Brecks landscapehe said. “There are some species here that are only found in Breckland. “Part
Project will examine how sheep shaped the Brecks landscape
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
he said. “There are some species here that are only found in Breckland. “Part of that is because it is such poor, low-fertility ground. Grazing stops better grasses taking over and it becoming scrubland and eventually woodland. It keeps the... Read more
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Daily Record
Isis is my daughter's nameIsis is an ancient Egyptian goddess of the moon, fertility, healing and magic.
Isis is my daughter's name
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Isis is an ancient Egyptian goddess of the moon, fertility, healing and magic. She is known as the essence of femininity and is exalted in her role as mother and wife. The regal name Isis also means “woman of the throne,” and thousands of women and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Louise McSharry: ‘Some people feel a bizarre sense of ownership and entitlement over pregnant women’Just over a year ago, I sat across from a fertility specialist as he told me th
Louise McSharry: ‘Some people feel a bizarre sense of ownership and entitlement over pregnant women’
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
Just over a year ago, I sat across from a fertility specialist as he told me that my egg count was in the very low to undetectable range. It was heartbreaking – more difficult than my cancer diagnosis the previous year, the treatment of which had led... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Garden column: What to do in your garden in Septemberneeded to minimize your nutrient runoff and keep the grass green and healthy.
Garden column: What to do in your garden in September
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
needed to minimize your nutrient runoff and keep the grass green and healthy. A soil test should be used to determine your fertility needs. This can help you tailor your nutrients to deliver only what your lawn needs to be healthy — and keep you... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elgin woman charged with bringing drugs into DuPage jailspent more than $3,000 on cellphone and communication services. The remaining $
Elgin woman charged with bringing drugs into DuPage jail
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
spent more than $3,000 on cellphone and communication services. The remaining $3,000, Michalak said, was spent on fertility vitamins and donor sperm from a Virginia-based fertility website. Perik had a daughter on Nov. 17, 2015, as a... Read more
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The Forward
In Israel, Policy Produces Babies, Even for a 60-Old Mothermore and more common,” Neeman said of births by older women. According to a 20
In Israel, Policy Produces Babies, Even for a 60-Old Mother
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
more and more common,” Neeman said of births by older women. According to a 2011 study in the journal Sterility and Fertility, first-time births to women in Israel who are over 45 had more than doubled since the decade prior. (The study... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Board elects first female presidentand efficiency being the key drivers." Mrs Gibb said the jersey cow had a numb
Board elects first female president
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
and efficiency being the key drivers." Mrs Gibb said the jersey cow had a number of advantages, including higher fertility and ease of calving. Its lighter frame means less pugging of pasture. Jersey milk contains more nutrition per litre... Read more
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The Hindu
Surrogacy regulation is long overduelegal since 2002, enumerating the surrogate mother’s rights and protecting her
Surrogacy regulation is long overdue
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
legal since 2002, enumerating the surrogate mother’s rights and protecting her bodily integrity has been a challenge as the fertility industry mostly remains unregulated. The rights of children born thus too have remained unclear, highlighted... Read more
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The Advocate
5 Issues Remind Us Why We Need Women's Equality DayNorth Dakota, and South Dakota, just one provider remains, Bloomberg reports.
5 Issues Remind Us Why We Need Women's Equality Day
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
North Dakota, and South Dakota, just one provider remains, Bloomberg reports. When women want to have children but face fertility barriers, treatment can be expensive. "One cycle of in-vitro fertilization can cost between $15,000 to $25,000. For... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Backyard mini orchards: Smaller apple trees a popular optiona local Cooperative Extension office “to learn which rootstocks are adapted for
Backyard mini orchards: Smaller apple trees a popular option
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
a local Cooperative Extension office “to learn which rootstocks are adapted for the climate.” Test the soil for pH and fertility, choose a sunny, well-drained site and avoid low areas that tend to be frost pockets. Eliminate perennial and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New study reveals physicians not discouraging Egyptian women from practicing female circumcisionmothers Modrek, a health economist, said she became interested in the issue wh
New study reveals physicians not discouraging Egyptian women from practicing female circumcision
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
mothers Modrek, a health economist, said she became interested in the issue while researching the effects of education on fertility among women in the Middle East. She began to notice the trends in Egypt on female genital cutting, in particular... Read more
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asianage
In regulating surrogacy, don’t bring in prejudicesfrom other parts of the world, have used this route to get a child. India has
In regulating surrogacy, don’t bring in prejudices
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
from other parts of the world, have used this route to get a child. India has been a leader in commercial surrogacy and “fertility tourism”, mainly because of the low costs involved, specially for those from Western economies. No reliable data... Read more
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asianage
In regulating surrogacy, don't bring in prejudicesfrom other parts of the world, have used this route to get a child. India has
In regulating surrogacy, don't bring in prejudices
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
from other parts of the world, have used this route to get a child. India has been a leader in commercial surrogacy and “fertility tourism”, mainly because of the low costs involved, specially for those from Western economies. No reliable data... Read more
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