Posts Tagged ‘Pregnancy’

IVF mix-up gives women the wrong baby

Thursday, November 11th, 2021
The Today Show

An IVF mix-up resulted in two California couples giving birth to and going home with each other’s babies, a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles alleges One couple said they had immediate suspicions that the girl she gave birth to in late 2019 was not theirs, due to the child’s darker complexion. However, they fell in Read more

Women are turning to birth control smartphone apps for a reason

Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Birth control

Amid the targeted ads in my social media feeds, a war is playing out: two apps aggressively vie for my attention, stalking me from the sidebars of my browser and comprising every third photo in my Instagram feed. One offers to track my ovulation and get me pregnant. The other offers to do the same, Read more

Unprecedented demand for abortions in Zika-hit Latin America

Friday, July 1st, 2016

Women in Catholic Latin American nations hit by the spread of the Zika virus are increasingly going online to obtain abortion pills. The Women on Web site has a long history of helping those in countries where abortion is illegal obtain pills to terminate early pregnancies. An online consultation with a doctor is involved. A woman is Read more

Crisis Pregnancy

Friday, September 4th, 2015

She is 16 and at a friend’s party when she meets the boy. He says he loves her and there is no risk, guaranteed one hundred per cent. But he is wrong. When she tells him she’s pregnant, he panics. He says it’s not his. Everyone knows she sleeps around. She must get rid of Read more

From Conception to Birth – vivid images

Friday, May 18th, 2012

 What’s happening with the baby now? All expectant parents ask this question throughout the exhilirating months of pregnancy. Fuzzy sonograms and doctor’s explanations can provide basic information, but through the remarkable achievements in medical imaging technology made by Alexander Tsiaras, parents can see, for the first time, the awe-inspiring process of a new life unfolding, in stunning, Read more