Reproductive health
Within the framework of the World Health Organization's (WHO) definition of health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, re...
Low Birth Rates: Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Are Threatening Fertility In Industrialised Countries
Behind the article are fertility researchers from Denmark, the US and Finland. The researchers studied a number of factors related to fertility, and one of the main conclusions of their study was that...
Researchers Discover Evidence That Lead Exposure In Mothers Can Affect Future Generation
A team of researchers at Wayne State University have discovered that mothers with high levels of lead in their blood not only affect the fetal cells of their unborn children, but also their grandchild...
The Extraordinary Case Of The Guevedoces
The discovery of a small community in the Dominican Republic, where some males are born looking like girls and only grow penises at puberty, has led to the development of a blockbuster drug that has h...
Reproductive Assist: Finding Sheds Light On Infertility Puzzle, Could Improve IVF
We don’t know if a sperm actually experiences joy when it finally finds the egg, but it does wiggle excitedly. Patricia A. Martin-DeLeon, a reproductive biologist at the University of Delaware, has wi...
Maternal health
Maternal health is the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. It encompasses the health care dimensions of family planning, preconception, prenatal, and postnatal car...
Maternal health - Wikipedia
Family planning
Family planning is the planning of when to have children, and the use of birth control and other techniques to implement such plans. Other techniques commonly used include sexuality education, preven...
Family planning - Wikipedia
United States Agency for International Development
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is the United States Government agency primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid. Responding to President Barack Obam...
United States Agency for International Development - Wikipedia
Teenage pregnancy
Teenage pregnancy is pregnancy in human females under the age of 20 at the time that the pregnancy ends. A pregnancy can take place after the start of the puberty before first menstrual period, but us...
Teenage pregnancy - Wikipedia
Cost of raising a child
The cost of raising a child varies from country to country.The cost of raising a child is different from the Average Spending on a child (USDA chart below) which is influenced by income. The USDA cha...
Maternal death
Maternal death is defined as "The death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and the site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to o...
Maternal death - Wikipedia
Women & Health
A woman is a female human. The term woman is usually reserved for an adult, with the term girl being the usual term for a female child or adolescent. However, the term woman is also sometimes used to ...
Women & Health - Wikipedia
Family planning in Singapore
Population control in Singapore spans two distinct phases: first to slow and reverse the boom in births that started after World War II; and then, from the 1980s onwards, to encourage parents to have ...
Family planning in Singapore - Wikipedia
Family planning in Pakistan
Even though there is considerable demand for family planning in Pakistan, adoption has been hampered by government neglect, lack of services and misconceptions. Demographics play a large role in Paki...
Contraception in the Republic of Ireland
Contraception was illegal in Ireland from 1935 until 1980, when it was legalised with strong restrictions, later loosened. This reflected Catholic teachings on sexual morality.
The encyclical Cast...
Family planning in Iran
Iran had a comprehensive and effective program of family planning since the beginning of the 1990s. While Iran's population grew at a rate of more than 3% per year between 1956 and 1986, the growth ra...
Family planning in India
Family planning in India is based on efforts largely sponsored by the Indian government. In the 1965-2009 period, contraceptive usage has more than tripled (from 13% of married women in 1970 to 48% in...
Family planning in India - Wikipedia
The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong
The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (FPAHK) is a voluntary organisation that promotes family planning in Hong Kong. The current CEO is Peggy Lam.
The association was founded in 1936 as th...
The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong - Wikipedia
Family economics
Family economics applies basic economic concepts such as production, division of labor, distribution, and decision making to the study of the family. Using economic analysis it tries to explain outcom...
One-child policy
The family planning policy, known as the one-child policy in the West, is a population control policy of the People's Republic of China. The term "one-child" is inexact as the policy allows many excep...
One-child policy - Wikipedia
Marie Stopes International
Marie Stopes International is an international non-governmental organisation providing contraception and safe abortion services in 38 countries around the world. Marie Stopes International as an organ...
Marie Stopes International - Wikipedia
International Planned Parenthood Federation
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is a global non-governmental organization with the broad aims of promoting sexual and reproductive health, and advocating the right of individual...
Birth control
Birth control, also known as contraception and fertility control, are methods or devices used to prevent pregnancy. Planning, provision and use of birth control is called family planning. Birth contro...
Birth control - Wikipedia
Fertility tourism
Fertility tourism or reproductive tourism is the practice of traveling to another country for fertility treatments. It may be regarded as a form of medical tourism. The main reasons for fertility tour...
Reproductive Health Bill
The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 (Republic Act No. 10354), informally known as the Reproductive Health Law or RH Law, is a law in the Philippines, which guarantees univer...
Reproductive Health Bill - Wikipedia