Monthly archive: April 2014
29 April 2014UK: RCOG president talks sense on delayed fertility
The shift towards older motherhood is irreversible and it is pointless to warn women to have their children by the age of 35 or risk their babies suffering a range of medical problems, says Dr David Richmond, Britain's top maternity doctor.
28 April 2014Europe: ‘One of Us’ campaign criticised
A religious-backed initiative to prevent EU aid money being spent on programmes that support abortion lacks compassion for women, the head of the International Planned Parenthood Federation has said.
28 April 2014UK: ‘NHS boob job mum’ in abortion controversy
The bizarre story about Josie Cunningham's claim that she would have an abortion so she could appear on Big Brother has resulted in condemnations form all sides of the choice divide.
22 April 2014Australia: Challenge to official guidelines on light drinking in pregnancy
A leading pharmacist has warned that some women will consider terminations due to unwarranted fears about the health of their fetuses.
21 April 2014UK: Adoption order made in ‘forced caesarean’ case
The President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, has approved the adoption of the daughter of Alessandra Pacchieri, who gave birth by forced caesarean section in August 2012.
4 April 2014April digest: Supporting women’s pregnancy choices, trusting women to decide
The recent top stories on Reproductive Review.
3 April 2014Supporting women’s pregnancy choices, trusting women to decide
The woman should be at the heart of discussions about abortion, pregnancy and birth. By Jennie Bristow.
3 April 2014Protecting pregnancies with a slice of bread
Why we should back flour fortification. By Clare Murphy.
2 April 2014Ireland: The natural history of pregnancies with a diagnosis of trisomy 18 or trisomy 13
From BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth.