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France Resilient women: a new medium gives voice to women who have experienced a "turbulent" pregnancy 

Author / Source : IEB Published on : Thematic : Early life / Pregnancy News Temps de lecture : 1 min.

Resilient women: a new medium gives voice to women who have experienced a "turbulent" pregnancy 

"Will I be able to look after him?” This is one of the questions asked by pregnant women who are going through an ordeal with their pregnancy, and whose stories have been collected by the Résilientes media. Although they never expected to become mothers, they made the choice to go ahead with a pregnancy, sometimes at the cost of a breakup with their partner or even their family. These never-before-seen testimonials, broadcasted via YouTube videos and podcasts, highlight the multiple pressures ...

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Delaying or eliminating menopause thanks to cryopreservation of ovarian tissue?

Author / Source : IEB Published on : Thematic : Early life / Pregnancy News Temps de lecture : 2 min.

Delaying or eliminating menopause thanks to cryopreservation of ovarian tissue?

In the early days of 2024, the prestigious scientific journal American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology published the results of a study to determine the feasibility of cryopreserving ovarian tissue in order to delay menopause. "For the first time in the history of medicine, we have the ability to potentially delay or eliminate menopause", said Dr Kutluk Oktay, author of the study and Director of the Laboratory of Molecular Reproduction and Fertility Preservation at the Yale School of...

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Surrogate motherhood: in Rome, a large panel of experts calls for an international ban on the practice

Author / Source : IEB Published on : Thematic : Early life / Pregnancy News Temps de lecture : 2 min.

Surrogate motherhood: in Rome, a large panel of experts calls for an international ban on the practice

The organisation of this conference at the beginning of April 2024 came just a few days before a new meeting of the working group of the International Hague Conference (from 8 to 12 April), whose mandate includes considering the drafting of an international convention on the transnational recognition of filiation resulting from surrogate motherhood. In an open letter published on X, the International Coalition for the Abolition of Surrogacy took the opportunity to reiterate the need to put an...

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A study highlights the link between artificial procreation and risk of placenta accreta

Author / Source : IEB Published on : Thematic : Early life / Pregnancy News Temps de lecture : 1 min.

A study highlights the link between artificial procreation and risk of placenta accreta

Published on 29 March 2024 in the journal Nature, the study examines the risk factors associated with placenta accreta* after vaginal delivery. Until now, this complication of pregnancy has been seen, in the majority of cases, in women who have had another complication of pregnancy, placenta previa. However, the study showed that more than half the cases of placenta accreta occurred in women with no previous history of placenta previa or caesarean section. But these women had had recourse to...

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