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French court rules baby names 'Nutella','Strawberry' in bad taste

A French court has blocked parents from naming their baby girl Nutella after the hazelnut spread that...

Facebook, Apple to cover women's egg-freezing: report

Facebook and Apple are covering the costs for female employees to freeze their eggs to delay childbearing which could hamper their careers, NBC News...

Australia simplifies overseas child adoption

Australia said on Sunday it was simplifying the process of adopting children from overseas, setting up a single body to manage applications while working...

Study: Recessions can postpone motherhood forever

NEW YORK (AP) — When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in the following years, when conditions improve? A massive new...

Thousands protest abortion in annual rally on National Mall

US House Republicans pushed through a controversial bill tightening federal abortion restrictions Thursday, as thousands of pro‑life demonstrators...

Kristen Bell free from paparazzi in second pregnancy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kristen Bell says she's much more comfortable during her second pregnancy — not just because she has a better idea of...

Funding vote cheers US anti-abortion marchers

The Republican‑controlled House of Representatives moved Thursday to permanently halt federal funding for abortions, handing a victory to...

Exercise shouldn't replace playtime for kids - study

In a panic over increasingly sedentary children, experts and parents alike have attempted to structure playtime to make it active in the hopes of...

Portuguese parliament votes against gay couples adopting

Portugal's parliament on Thursday rejected draft laws to allow gay couples to adopt children, despite a strong vote in favour by the left‑wing...