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    Swedish Contraception Brand Highlights That There’s No Right Way to React to a Pregnancy Test – Adweek

    In watching a long line of pregnancy test commercials, the possible reactions seem to be excitement, happy tears or a vague shock that one can assume will at least mellow to acceptance. From a marketing perspective, that’s understandable: Nobody feels compelled to buy something that may bring unfavorable news. The reality, however, is that pregnancy can be met with a wide range of emotions, some of which might be negative. A Scandinavian contraception brand is working to provide more transparency with a campaign showing just how varied the experience is. RFSU AB joined the Swedish Association for Sexual Education to make three short films, created by Stockholm agency House of…

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    Emmerdale viewers puzzled over Victoria’s pregnancy test results | Entertainment Daily

    Viewers of Emmerdale have questioned how Victoria was able to tell she was pregnant so early on after her attack. In scenes that aired last week (May 8 2019), viewers saw what really happened to Victoria on the Big Night Out. As Victoria told her ex-mother-in-law Moira what had happened that night, viewers saw the flashback which revealed Victoria had met Lee outside the club. After the pair were kicked out of a taxi together, they walked back to the village where she agreed for him to come in for a coffee. Things soon took a dark turn when she told Lee to ring for a taxi while she got…

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    Oshakati hospital refutes lack of pregnancy test kits – New Era Live

    ONGWEDIVA – The Chief Medical Officer for Oshakati Intermediate Hospital has refuted claims by female patients who said they were turned away by the hospital to buy their own pregnancy diagnostic kits. Patients were livid saying medical staff told them the hospital did not have the pregnancy diagnostic kits and were apparently told to buy them from private pharmacies before they could be tested. Patients who spoke to New Era said they were informed by nurses that the hospital did not have stock for pregnancy test kits.  “We were told that they need to determine whether I am pregnant or not because the applicable medication cannot be prescribed to a…

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    When A Woman Was Baffled By Her Positive Pregnancy Test, Her Husband Said He’d Taken It In Secret

    ADVERTISEMENT Image: Newsflare/illwilll0724 An American mom was getting ready for a night out with her husband, when he came downstairs clutching something which would change their lives forever. He told her that he had a surprise for her, but nothing could have prepared her for what was coming next. Image: Dawid Zawiła Back in September 2016, a woman named Kiki got the shock of her life — all thanks to her husband’s cunning opportunism. The couple, from Brevard County, Florida, had intended to go out for sushi that night, but those plans soon had to be changed. ADVERTISEMENT Image: freestocks.org They had recently been trying to get Kiki pregnant, and…

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    First-ever flushable, compostable pregnancy test to hit shelves next year – National

    They’re not very discreet, tricky to aim properly and they end up in landfill with all other plastic waste. Pregnancy tests haven’t really evolved since the 1980s, but a Philadelphia company is trying to change that. Story continues below Lia Diagnostics has created the first-ever biodegradable pregnancy test that can be flushed down the toilet and the product received U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance for over-the-counter use last week. The device ditches all plastic and digital components and is constructed out of paper. They say it uses the same plant fibres as most toilet paper brands and weighs less than six squares of the leading brand of three-ply bathroom…

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    Woman who had her womb removed nearly died because of a rare ectopic pregnancy | Daily Mail Online

    A woman nearly died after she became pregnant despite having her womb removed six years earlier. In a case believed to be only the third of its kind ever recorded, the 32-year-old went to hospital in Ethiopia with abdominal pain and vomiting. She was confused, had a rapid heart rate, laboured breathing and a swollen torso, and doctors realised she had gone into shock because of massive blood loss. Medics found an embryo, which didn’t survive, had been growing for 13 weeks on the ‘stump’ which was left of her cervix after the uterus above it had been removed. A 32-year-old Ethiopian woman suffered massive internal bleeding after an ectopic…

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    {Fashion} Maternity Clothes for Genderqueer Parents

    A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to create a maternity line for queer, masculine, and trans parents-to-be. By: Steffi Buchler I first heard about the new pregnancy line Butchbaby & Co. after stumbling over a touching video that was shared last week with the message #CelebrateAllMothers. Intrigued by the name and concept, I did some research on the women behind this video – and came across a project that promises well for all non-feminine identifying mothers to be… On her website, CEO and founder of Butchbaby & Co., Vanessa Newman (pictured), explains that it all started when she and her college best friend started thinking about having children at some…