June 2020 / 6 posts found

video shows the moment the tearful couple get the results of their pregnancy test confirming they will be a mum and dad– News18 Gujarati

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video shows the moment the tearful couple get the results of their pregnancy test confirming they will be a mum and dad પોતાના જ પુત્રથી પ્રેગ્નેંટ થઇ મહિલા, સોશિયલ મીડિયામાં વાયરલ થયો Video This content was originally published here.

Disabled Scot blasts hormone pregnancy test which he blames for birth defects – Daily Record

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We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee our privacy notice A man who believes he was born severely disabled because his mum took a hormone pregnancy test has joined campaigners in their fight for justice. Primodos was given to women from 1958 until it was taken off the market in 1978. By then, 1.5million females in the UK had taken it. Campaigners believe it was responsible for causing thousands of abnormalities in babies including heart defects, brain injuries […]

Hong Kong airline apologises for making woman take pregnancy test before flight to Saipan – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Hong Kong airline apologises for making woman take pregnancy test before flight to Saipan Updated January 17, 2020 12:55:24 A Hong Kong airline has apologised after it demanded a passenger take a pregnancy test to prove that she was not pregnant before boarding a flight from Hong Kong to the US territory of Northern Mariana Island in the Pacific. Key points: Japanese citizen Midori Nishida, 25, was flying with Hong Kong Express Airways to the island of Saipan, which is part of the Northern Mariana Island, last November when staff required her to take a “fit to fly” assessment. The […]

Varadkar says he will consider extending maternity leave by three months | HerFamily.ie

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Good news for new mothers. Last week new mothers and their babies met with politicians and media at the Dáil gates to hand over a petition to extend maternity leave. The petition was then signed by over 25,000 people but even more signatures have been added online since. Now Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he would give consideration to extending maternity leave by as much as three months. When presented with the petition from the group of new mothers and TD Brid Smith, according to the Irish Examiner Mr Varadkar is quoted as having said “I will give it consideration, and […]

Litter in the river: From a pregnancy test to poop, surprising finds during the 2019 Yampa River Cleanup

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A sleeping bag, grocery cart, and broken skateboard were among the items volunteers found during Saturday’s Yampa River Cleanup in Steamboat Springs. The event was organized by Friends of the Yampa and the city.Derek Maiolo Craig Frithsen picks up a leather Birkenstock he found near D-Hole during the annual Yampa River Cleanup in Steamboat. Derek Maiolo A young tuber floats through Charlie’s Hole as Jeff Steck and his 9-year-old daughter Emma pick up trash during Saturday’s Yampa River Cleanup in Steamboat Springs. Kent Vertrees, board president of Friends of the Yampa, said tubers contribute to much of the trash problem.Derek […]

Government announces review into concerns over pregnancy test Primodos which led to ‘baby deaths, abortions and disfigured young people’

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The Government have announced a review into how the NHS addresses patient concerns about side effects of treatments after a high profile campaign over hormonal pregnancy test Primodos. Theresa May told MPs at Prime Minister’s Questions that she wanted to see a “faster, more understanding response to patients when they raise concerns”. Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced that Baroness Julia Cumberlege will lead a review how the NHS responds to concerns raised by patients about medicines or medical devices. In particular, it will look into concerns raised about the hormone pregnancy test drug Primodos, vaginal mesh and […]