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The vast majority of maternal deaths in developing countries are preventable if women receive healthcare before, during and after they give birth, it has been suggested.
Screening for ovarian cancer may help increase survival rates among sufferers, according to a new study.
Pregnant women should avoid medical examinations which expose the foetus to high doses of radiation, it has been suggested.
Around two million women are currently living with untreated fistulae in sub-Saharan Africa, it has been claimed.
The presence of bacteria in follicular fluid (FF) - which surrounds individual eggs in the ovaries may reduce the success rate of assisted reproductive procedures, researchers say.
A new study has indicated that improved oral hygiene could reduce pregnancy complications and help newborn babies.
Obstetric fistula sufferers in Benin are seeking the surgery they need on board a hospital ship operated by an international charity.
More women in the UK are seeking advice on their gynaecological health than ever before, it has been claimed.
A new study has indicated that stopping smoking within 15 weeks of becoming pregnant can reduce the risk of giving birth to a premature or small baby.
Women should perform floor exercises to develop strength in the pelvic region, it has been suggested.
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