Posts Tagged ‘pregnancy’

Surrogate mother who changed her mind can keep the baby

A surrogate mother who changed her mind about giving her baby to a couple will be allowed to keep her, a judge ruled yesterday. After getting married in 2005, Mr and Mrs W were unable to have a baby following a series of miscarriages. The mother and the couple, known only as Mr and Mrs […]

EU maternity plans ‘unaffordable’ says business group

European plans to change maternity rights will cost UK firms £2.5bn a year, a business group has warned. Under proposals to be voted on next month, women leaving work to have a child would be entitled to 20 weeks’ leave on full pay. Read more at BBC.

Epidurals protect key muscles in labour, study suggests

Having an epidural during labour may protect key muscles and therefore cut the risk of incontinence in later life, a study of nearly 400 women suggests. Read more at BBC. Epidurals are the most effective way for reducing the pain of childbirth. Get to know more about Epidurals at babycenter.in and americanpregnancy.org. [ad#Google Adsense-2]

Woman gave birth to triplets at 66

Bhateri Devi from Hisar, India gave birth to triplets-two boys and a girl in May this year at the age of 66. Bhateri devi is possibly the world’s oldest women to give birth to triplets. She underwent IVF (Invitro Fertilisation technique) at National Fertility centre at Hisar.

Ethics of Outsourcing Pregnancy (surrogacy)

Dr. Michael Sande, a Harvard Professor, analyzes the moral implications of using poor women in developing countries like India as commercial surrogate mothers. Sandel challenges the audience to debate the ethics of outsourcing surrogacy as a profitable business. Video 1: Prof. Sandel talk Video 2: Rent a womb

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