Blog posts of '2021' 'December'

(0) Vaginal microbiome: A modifiable risk factor in miscarriage
Approximately 15% of clinically recognised pregnancies end in miscarriage! Chromosomal problems account for around half of these pregnancies but for the other 50% the reason has been mostly unknown. New science suggests that unbalanced vaginal microbiome may play a role in miscarriage, and conversely, a balanced vaginal microbiome may prevent miscarriage in the first trimester.
(0) Crashing fertility rates: A threat to human species or to women's rights?
With fertility decline becoming a national problem for all countries responding to the problem is likely yo become an overriding policy concern in many nations. Prof Emil Vollset says ‘ We must not compromise efforts to enhance women’s reproductive health or progress on women’s rights’