Personal Health

I’m afraid

I’m in the 34. Weeks pregnant and have anxiety. Fears in pregnancy are normal. Especially if it is the first child. The actually starts with the positive pregnancy test in Hand: Am I ready for a child? How will change the relationship to my Partner? What about my Job? The apartment is big enough? The […]

Health News

Unintended pregnancy rates higher among women with disabilities, study says

Pregnancies among women with disabilities are 42% more likely to be unintended than pregnancies among women without disabilities, says a new report published in the journal Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. Using data from the National Survey of Family Growth, researchers at Oregon Health & Science University found that females with independent living challenges, […]

Personal Health

So women feel five years after an abortion

How to feel women after an abortion? In the USA, a study in the journal “Social Science &amp is; Medicine” appeared. The result: Five years after a termination of pregnancy the majority of women rated the intervention as a right decision. The study is important, because opponents of abortion cite again and again the alleged […]

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Are women being pushed into childbirth too soon?

Are women being pushed into childbirth too soon? Doctors say it’s to protect the baby – but the trauma it can cause has left some mothers with lifelong scars A certain amount of anxiety is to be expected for any first-time mother. But shortly after Lea Teahan’s daughter Ivy was born, those natural worries spiralled […]

Kids Health

Maren Morris: Women Shouldn't ‘Have to Choose’ Motherhood Over Work

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Women need professional emotional support during high-risk pregnancies, study finds

Little is known about how women manage emotional distress during high-risk pregnancies, but Rutgers researchers learned that without psychosocial support, women struggle with fears and tears while feeling isolated and worried. The study appears in the journal Psychology of Women Quarterly. About 15 percent of pregnancies worldwide are high-risk, making premature delivery, low infant birth […]