The old slogan, “you’ve come a long way baby” seems an apt description for a pregnant Reginan who completed the Boston Marathon 50 years after the first female officially ran the race. 579 more words
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A Spanish woman who gave birth to twins in February at the age of 64 has had her babies taken away by social services.
Authorities in the northern Spanish city of Burgos said that Mauricia Ibanez’s seven-week-old babies were “vulnerable” and had been placed with a temporary care family. 209 more words
A measure of fear about childbirth is normal. But for some women, the fear is pathological — and can be so extreme that they avoid becoming pregnant. 1,534 more words
Marchers say Saskatchewan’s 15 midwives are not nearly enough to meet demand.
The message was delivered by about three dozen women and men who marched at Saskatoon’s Royal University Hospital Saturday, some with babies and toddlers in tow. 304 more words
Babies to blame as stressed younger women at risk of heart attacks, joint British-Canadian study finds
More than 350 Canadian people a year, many young women, may be falling victim to stress-related heart attacks, new research suggests.
Cardiologists found women were most at risk from the condition, which has been linked to emotional stress caused by events such as a family bereavement as well as the exertion of extreme exercise, pregnancy or labour. 228 more words
What happens in the third trimester? The growing uterus supports the stomach, and the hormone of pregnancy progesterone reduces the tone of smooth muscles, including the esophageal sphincter, making you suffer from heartburn. 249 more words