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News tag: getting pregnant


New batch of genetic tests for expecting women

6 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Expecting women or those women planning a pregnancy are being offered a growing array of tests aiming at detecting any of the hundreds of rare genetic diseases. This type of testing called carrier screening has been targeting certain ethnic groups such as Ashkenazi Jews, who are at higher risk for…


Getting pregnant gets easier when eating ice cream

24 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Ice cream is famous as the all-time favorite comfort food, but it could also help older women get pregnant, according to new research. A recent study reveals that eating dairy cream regularly could significantly improve the chances of older women to get pregnant. In the study, women over 35 that…


Students over-estimate the ability of getting pregnant later in life

23 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Even though most university students embrace the idea of becoming parents one day, they grossly over-estimate how easy it is have babies at a later stage in their lives, new research found. Auckland University released a study recently indicating university students over-estimate how easy it will be to get pregnant…