Archive for June 2013


New fathers may feel more attractive after the birth of their child

To date, researchers have primarily focused on exploring women’s experiences of physical changes during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postnatal period. However, a recent study published in the Journal of Gender Studies explored how childbearing affects both women’s and men’s experiences of their bodies. The findings indicate that new mothers perceived their attractiveness to decrease after […]

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Common “triggers” for reconsidering motherhood

Although some women decide early on in their lives that they want to have children, many other women are ambivalent about whether or not motherhood is for them. These women often go through their 20s and 30s, feeling quite satisfied and fulfilled pursuing their educational, career, and personal goals. For a percentage of these women, […]

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More OB-GYNs are reportedly talking with patients about fertility

Asking people about their desire to build a family can be a sensitive topic – one that even doctors may broach with caution. However, more OB-GYNs are reportedly making it routine practice to bring up the “fertility issue” with their female patients to ensure that they are adequately informed about their fertility options and the […]

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“Get Britain Fertile”: UK fertility campaign faces criticism

A new fertility campaign – Get Britain Fertile – has recently been launched in the UK with the help of campaign ambassadors Dr. Zita West, a reproductive health specialist, and media personality Kate Garraway. The campaign is being funding by First Response – a company that offers a range of home fertility testing kits. According […]

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