Archive for September 2014

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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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Jennifer Aniston says it’s “not fair” to pressure women to have kids

In a recent interview on the Today Show, Jennifer Aniston spoke out against critics who have put her under “pressure” to have kids. Notoriously private about her personal life, Jennifer said she has been made to feel like less of a woman because she doesn’t have kids. Jennifer said she’s constantly asked about whether she’s […]

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First of my friends to have kids

My name is Lee. I’m 25. I’m part of a close-knit group of girlfriends from high school. They’ve always been an important part of my life – I’d drop anything in a second to be there for one of them if they needed me. Things changed a bit when I met Jon. The rest of […]

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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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