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  • The facts about abortion

    The facts about abortion

    An abortion is the process of ending a pregnancy, and is also known as a termination. It’s a sensitive subject, and one that many people don’t like to talk about. But abortion is a fact of life for some women and, leaving aside the often very divided opinions on the subject, it’s essential that the

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    What happens straight after birth

    What happens straight after birth

    Many pregnant women and their partners get so caught up in what will happen during labour and birth that they find themselves not knowing what to expect afterwards. If you’re wondering what will happen straight after your baby is born, here is our guide to after the birth. Cuddles As soon as your baby is

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    Increase your chances of getting pregnant

    Increase your chances of getting pregnant

    When it comes to starting a family, many of us believe it will just be a case of coming off birth control and having lots of sex. However, what they failed to tell us in school sex education classes is that even having sex at the right time in your cycle, there is still only

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    breastfeeding

    When should I stop breast feeding

    You’ve got past any latch issues, cracked nipples and getting up seven times a night to breastfeed your child but the next question asked by many mothers is ‘when should I stop breast feeding?’ Guidelines The World Health Organisation recommends that babies should be exclusively breastfed until they are six months old. While this a

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    The dangers of over thinking

    The dangers of over thinking

    How does the idea of a life with less worry sound to you? Attractive? Possible? A huge relief? Worrying is fast becoming the biggest growing addiction in the western world and often goes unrecognised in terms of being something that, with awareness, we can change. Most people are so identified with their thoughts and caught

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    Does age matter in a relationship

    Does age matter in a relationship

    Over the past few decades, the trend is for people to end up with a partner who is around their own age, but does age matter in a relationship? However, love knows no bounds as they say and it is by no means uncommon for people to fall in love with someone 10 or 15

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