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Should women consider giving their body breaks from the pill?

Should women consider giving their body breaks from the pill?

Doctors used to recommend a 'pill holiday' if women had been on taking it for more than 10 years. And those women got pregnant.

  • by Caroline Zielinski

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Inquiry targets poor IVF providers selling false hope to would-be mums

Inquiry targets poor IVF providers selling false hope to would-be mums

Dangerous and dodgy IVF providers will be targeted in a Victorian new inquiry aimed at cracking down on misconduct in the fertility industry.

  • by Melissa Cunningham
Birthrates and subjugating women are white supremacist recruitment tools
Fertility

Birthrates and subjugating women are white supremacist recruitment tools

Like so many fundamentalist ideologies, the foundation of this one requires the subjugation of women.

  • by Nellie Bowles
Booms, busts and babies: how house prices affect the birth rate

Booms, busts and babies: how house prices affect the birth rate

The fortunes of the property market influence the timing of births

  • by Matt Wade
NSW government to spend $42 million to help women access IVF treatment
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NSW government to spend $42 million to help women access IVF treatment

The IVF process is set to become easier, with the NSW government announcing a $42 million package to increase access and ease the financial burden.

  • by Esther Han
Japanese minister apologises for comment on Japan's shrinking population
Population

Japanese minister apologises for comment on Japan's shrinking population

The gaffe-prone Taro Aso, a 78-year-old former prime minister, blamed childless women for the country's alarming population trend.

  • by Mari Yamaguchi
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Is freezing your eggs a good value proposition?
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Is freezing your eggs a good value proposition?

Experts fear that the message that egg freezing is viable fertility 'insurance' is overriding the facts.

  • by Caroline Zielinski
How genetic counsellors and ultra-rapid testing help parents search for answers they dread
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How genetic counsellors and ultra-rapid testing help parents search for answers they dread

Ultra-rapid genetic testing could give families of critically ill newborns the answers they need, the answers they dread, or no answers at all.

  • by Kate Aubusson
'Snake oil': the popular IVF therapy that has just been proven useless
Healthcare

'Snake oil': the popular IVF therapy that has just been proven useless

A common IVF treatment marketed as a fertility booster and costing hundreds of dollars is useless, new research shows.

  • by Kate Aubusson
'Snake oil': the popular IVF therapy that has just been proven useless
Pregnancy

'Snake oil': the popular IVF therapy that has just been proven useless

A common IVF treatment marketed as a fertility booster and costing hundreds of dollars is useless, new research shows.

  • by Kate Aubusson
Sperm donor incorrectly told man was his offspring
Medicine

Sperm donor incorrectly told man was his offspring

Ian Wood thought he was getting to know his biological offspring. He was wrong

  • by Aisha Dow