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Study finds prenatal exposure to SSRI anti-depressants linked to autism

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, a form of anti-depressants commonly known as SSRIs, have generally been considered safe for women during pregnancy. However the results of a recent study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry raise some concerns about SSRI use during pregnancy possibly being linked with childhood autism. The study was conducted in the […]

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Pregnant women over 40 three times more likely to need c-section

An increasing number of women are having children in their late 30s and well into their 40s. However, older maternal age is linked with greater risks to mother and baby. A recent study conducted in Norway highlights the risks specific to labour complications. Published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the study […]

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The sound of a clock may increase a woman’s desire to have children!

A new study published in the journal Human Nature suggests that the sound of a ticking clock can actually increase a woman’s desire to have children – if she comes from a background where having children is important. The two stage study was conducted at Florida State University, with men and women between the ages […]

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“No Mos” – A new name for a new generation of childless women

The number of childless women has doubled in the last 30 years. According to the United States census reports, close to 50% of women who are of childbearing age are childless, up from 35% in the mid-70s. In Canada and the United States, one in five women will end her childbearing years without having a […]

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