25 Most Beautiful Women in the Upstate 2021 Honoree

Elizabeth Gary is made of strong stuff. She is open about her joys and challenges and uses her life to help others. “Personally, my life’s work is raising two good…

Women in South Sudan shy away from COVID-19 jabs

Women in South Sudan are shying away from getting COVID-19 vaccines despite the country’s struggle against the pandemic with 11,936 infections and 128 deaths, official data shows. According to the…

Experts say pregnant women are being targeted with deliberately false COVID vaccine information

DETROIT – A growing amount of deliberately false information about the COVID vaccine is being targeted specifically at women who are pregnant, according to experts. Katharine Hayes was 12 weeks…

Cannabis use by pregnant women increased during pandemic

Large Kaiser Permanente study finds 25% increase in rate of use OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A Kaiser Permanente analysis of more than 100,000 pregnancies in Northern California…

Consultations from young women in Japan on unwanted pregnancies rising amid pandemic

Embryo Hokkaido staff are consulted via a phone call in this photo provided by the group. HAKODATE, Hokkaido — More and more young women are coming forward for consultations concerning…

S. Korea to begin inoculating pregnant women, younger children next month

A medical worker splits up doses of coronavirus vaccine in a vial at a COVID-19 vaccination center in Seoul on Thursday. (Yonhap) South Korea is poised to begin administering COVID-19…

Diabetes drug may help women with preeclampsia prolong pregnancy

Metformin, a commonly prescribed diabetes drug, may help stave off preterm birth among women who develop pregnancy-related high blood pressure. Preeclampsia is marked by a sudden spike in blood pressure,…

Pregnant women no longer face hike to the labour ward at Royal Alexandra Hospital

Heavily pregnant women will no longer have to hike their way into the labour ward as health chiefs pledge to reserve some parking spaces for mothers-to-be. NHS Greater Glasgow and…

Lubbock group of women coming together for support on infertility | KLBK | KAMC

LUBBOCK, Texas – Infertility affects 1 in 8 couples.  It is something many women face, but very few can find the support they need.  There have been so many times Jennifer…

Pregnant women who receive COVID-19 vaccine pass high levels of antibodies to their babies

Women who receive the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy pass high levels of antibodies to their babies, a new study finds. The effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA COVID-19…