Maternity

« Essure® »: Controversial Female Sterilization Device

“Essure” is a small metallic coil-shaped birth control device which is permanently inserted into each fallopian tube. The resulting inflammation and scar tissue build-up thus creates a barrier, which theoretically provides permanent female sterilization. Numerous...

US refuses to fund United Nation Population Fund over abortion issues

On April 3, 2017, the US State Department announced that it is halting funding for the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) for the year 2017, because of China’s family planning policies. The decision to withhold funding of the UNFPA was based on the fact “that...

French Mothers having Babies much later in life

France’s national statistics agency INSEE has just published a report showing that the average age of a first-time mother in France in 2015 was 28.5 years old, thus approximately 4 ½ years later than in 1974, when the average age was 24 years-old. The biggest...