Month: May 2018

Recession Impacting On Starting a Family : Do you have to Worry ?

The recession has hit not only jobs, mortgages and house prices but also when or even whether women choose to have a baby. Figures show that around fifteen percent of women have reconsidered having a child, whilst a further ten per cent have decided to delay doing so, because they feel they can’t afford one – or are worried about their household income in these times of job insecurity. Many women are even considering in having their ova frozen for future use, to avoid the risk inherent in delaying pregnancy that they may leave it too late. Read Also : Further figures reveal that last year women said that they would be prepared to spend £15,000 to help them to

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Contraceptive Pill Increases Brain Size

A new study into the effects of taking the contraceptive Pill has been carried out. It is the first major piece of research into the drug, which is taken daily by millions of women around the world (including around 25 per cent of menstruating women in the UK). An interesting effect has been noted: the Pill actually causes parts of the brain to grow by around three per cent, enough to improve the function of those parts. The research was carried out by scientists in Austria who used MRI scans to investigate, comparing the brains of women who took the Pill against those who do not. The women who were not taking the Pill were scanned several times to take

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Does US Needs Better Maternity

  There has been much talk recently about the need to improve maternity care, to increase the number of midwives to cope with the increase in the birthrate in this country. Now a government Minister in Wales has pledged that care for pregnant women and women delivering their children will be improved. Wales’ Health Minister, Lesley Griffiths, said that women in labour and women who are pregnant should have the right to receive good quality care combined with respectful treatment to provide them with a sense of dignity. The National Childbirth Trust (NCT) seized upon Ms Griffiths’ comments as a ‘significant opportunity’ for Wales, which has provided somewhat intermittent quality care in recent years: whilst good quality home births have

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Signs of a Heart Attack in RedHead Females

housands of women die each year as a result of heart attacks. Unfortunately, most people do not know that the symptoms of a heart attack in women differ greatly than the symptoms of a heart attack in men. There are even many healthcare workers who are not aware of the different signs to look for in women. The typical symptoms of a heart attack in men are usually dull pain in their left arm that radiates up to their chest. In women, symptoms can be much different. Signs of an occurring or impending heart attack include chest pain or a dull aching pain in the back, breathlessness upon waking, cold and clammy sweating, unexplained dizziness or lightheadedness, mental anxiety or

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