Tag Archives: Women

Nearly 12% of Women Report Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy

While different countries may have different attitudes toward the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has taken a firm stand against the use of alcohol during pregnancy. In the report entitled “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders,” the AAP identified prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects… Read More »

Doctor urges women to not put £30 ‘reusable’ sea sponges in their vaginas instead of tampons

We can’t quite believe we’re saying this, but the list of “inadvisable foreign objects women are inserting into their vaginas” has just got longer. Hot on the heels of health warnings about putting garlic in your nether regions comes more medical advice of a similar nature. This time its aimed at women who might be… Read More »