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Executive order allows mothers a support person during childbirth

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“In the midst of this pandemic, many women are struggling with additional stress and anxiety caused by the uncertainty of this virus and how it might affect their pregnancy or birthing plan,” Cuomo said. This executive order also mandates universal COVID-19 testing for all pregnant women and any support person who accompanies her at the hospital. This content was originally published here.

Bridezilla Slams Bridesmaid For Getting Pregnant Before The Wedding

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So many women spend years dreaming about their wedding day, so when that moment is finally around the corner, they do everything in their power to make sure every aspect of it is perfect. Needless to say, the planning process can easily become very stressful, forcing some women to turn into “bridezillas” when things don’t go their way. In the case of one bride, her insensitive behavior has not only left a bad taste in the mouths of her bridal party, but also the entire internet. In a Reddit post, a bride asked whether or not she was “selfish” for […]

Pastor accuses Lagos hospital of negligence after wife’s death during childbirth – Punch Newspapers

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Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe A Lagos-based pastor, Ayobami Taiwo, has accused health workers at the Epe General Hospital of negligence, following the death of his wife, Oluremi Esan, during childbirth. The 40-year-old Taiwo lamented that the doctor and nurses on duty abandoned his wife after she was referred on emergency to the hospital by the Epe Primary Health Centre. He explained that it was discovered during a scan on April 13, 2020, that Oluremi had placenta previa and a Caesarean Section needed to be performed to save her life and that of the baby. The pastor told PUNCH Metro that when he […]

Covid 19 coronavirus: Covid may damage male fertility, study finds – NZ Herald

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Covid-19 could damage male fertility, an experimental study has suggested for the first time. Scientists in Germany found significant deterioration in semen quality in men up to 60 days after the illness. They also noted higher markers of inflammation, oxidative stress and sperm cell death, all indicators affecting a man’s chance of fathering a child. The researchers recommended that men who have suffered badly from Covid-19 should have their reproductive health evaluated before trying for a baby. However, they caution that the results of their laboratory study may not necessarily translate to poorer reproductive ability. Other experts have pointed out […]

Pluralist – Man Wins Legal Battle to Stop Ex-Wife From Using His Sperm to Get Pregnant

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reported. Vice Chief Justice Ann Scott Timmer said in a court opinion that the contract Torres entered into with her ex-husband John Terrell, requires that the embryos be donated to another couple. According to the agreement signed by Torres and Terrell, both parties would have to give “express, written consent” before either could use the embryos to conceive a child. Torres, a divorce attorney who practices in Arizona, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014. In response, she decided to undergo in vitro fertilization in case chemotherapy treatment rendered her unable to bear children, the Arizona Republic reported. Terrell, her boyfriend at the time, […]

Worcester rapist caused ‘unbearable pain’ worse than childbirth | Worcester News

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A RAPIST took Viagra and attacked a mum with such force she compared the ‘unbearable pain’ to childbirth as she begged him again and again to stop. But Paul Wyatt-Davies of Worcester ignored her pleas and, when challenged by the victim about what he had done, told her: “I wanted it, so I took it.” He later apologised to her, telling her: “I’m truly sorry for what I’ve done to you. I’ve messed up big time.” The 34-year-old of Smiths Avenue, St John’s, arrived at Worcester Crown Court in a white shirt and waistcoat, carrying a backpack over one shoulder […]

90 Day Fiance: Tania Ready To Give Her Egg, Will Angela Deem Accept Her Proposal To Get Pregnant?

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90 Day Fiance couple Michael Ilesanmi and Angela Deem are basking in the glory of their marital bliss. However, there is something amiss. Michael had forever wanted to conceive a child with Angela. The couple did try hard for the same, and even Angela seemed interested. However, they were told hat with Angela’s age; they would not be able to have a child together. Moreover, Angela was put through a cancer scare that eventually put the plan of conceiving on the backfoot. Michael, however, is still desiring to bear a child. In the latest Tell-All Part 2, the host Shaun […]

Mom Shares Honest Postpartum Pic: ‘This Is Real, This Is Childbirth’

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This beautiful postpartum photo is something every new mom needs to see Tired of society’s unrealistic expectations for new mothers, Nat Jorge-Martin shared a photo of her and her newborn daughter immediately postpartum that every mom can relate to. If you’ve delivered a child, then you know the body you once had before becoming pregnant is absolutely not the body that magically re-appears as the baby emerges from your uterus. If only society didn’t guilt and shame mothers into thinking that’s what should happen, maybe we wouldn’t have to worry about it so much. Which is why Jorge-Martin shared this […]

Woman Furious After Her Brother’s Wife Accuses Her Of ‘Stealing Their Spotlight’ By Getting Pregnant

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Having a baby brings excitement and joy to any family, but it can also cause drama, and in some cases even breed resentment. That’s what happened with one young pregnant woman whose sister-in-law felt the 25 year old should have waited her turn. The young woman took to Reddit — under the name “popsiclesandwaddles” — to ask “Am I the A**hole” for demanding an apology from her sister-in-law (SIL.) The Original Poster’s (OP) story begins with the circumstances of her new pregnancy. “I’m (25F) currently 28 weeks pregnant. I was dating the father but we broke up for various reasons […]

Medieval women ‘put faith in birth girdles’ to protect them during childbirth | Science | The Guardian

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With sky-high levels of maternal mortality, the science of obstetrics virtually nonexistent and the threat of infectious disease always around the corner, pregnant medieval women put their faith in talismans to bring them divine protection during childbirth. From amulets to precious stones, the list of items that the church lent to pregnant women was substantial, but the most popular lucky charm was a “birthing girdle”. Now researchers say they have definitive evidence that these girdles were not only revered in pregnancy – they were also employed during childbirth. One such item held by the Wellcome collection – made of four […]