It was late last fall when I started to feel grossed out by meat products- particularly anything that had come within an inch of barbecue sauce. 1,523 more words
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Three-time surrogate mother not in it for cash: 'I can use my life and health to make a positive impact'
She’s spent most of the last three years pregnant.
Come November, London real estate agent Heather Gunn will give birth for a sixth time — only this baby, like her last two, won’t be going home with her. 755 more words
Canada is developing a national surveillance program to follow pregnant women who have tested positive for Zika to better track and understand its impact.
The news comes at a time when the Public Health Agency of Canada has reported the first fetus with “severe neurological congenital anomalies” resulting from the Zika virus as well as a steady increase in cases. 465 more words
WASHINGTON — Scientists carefully probe a placenta donated after birth, bluish umbilical cord still attached. This is the body’s most mysterious organ, and inside lie clues about how it gives life — and how it can go awry, leading to stillbirth, preterm birth, even infections like the… 1,064 more words
Mount Sinai Hospital's refusal to eliminate one fetus from twin pregnancy triggers human rights battle
TORONTO — A Toronto hospital’s refusal to reduce a woman’s twin pregnancy to one fetus — at least partly because of a doctor’s moral objections — has triggered a human-rights fight over the little-known but contentious procedure. 844 more words