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2013-10-30 23:00:10

New book provides strategies and useful ways for women to find healing and relief from their grief and suffering, emotionally and spiritually. Waterloo, Australia (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 According to The Fertility Society of Australia, one in six couples in Australia and New Zealand suffers infertility. After living with infertility and trying to get pregnant for 17 years, author Dianne Zalitis shares her truly inspiring journey of faith and healing with her new publication, “The...

Childless Couples Face Higher Death Risk
2012-12-06 11:22:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Danish researchers suggests that couples who are unable to conceive a child have a shorter life expectancy than those who do. In the study, which was published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, the scientists from Aarhus University looked at data from more than 21,000 couples who underwent IVF treatment between 1994 and 2005. They saw that 15,000 children were born and almost 1,600 were adopted...

2012-10-09 22:30:24

New study uncovers effects of social pressure to have children on different groups of US women Women who choose to be permanently childfree perceive more social pressures to become mothers than other women, but feel less distress about not having kids than women who are childless from infertility or other reasons, a new national study shows. The study, from a national survey of nearly 1,200 American women of reproductive age with no children, identified various reasons why women have no...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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