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Posts from May, 2010

28 May

‘Women Allowed to Breastfeed Male Colleagues…’

By Mum-in-Charge!

Outrage has been caused throughout Egypt and the Arab world by the reported comments of a cleric at one of Sunni Islam’s most respected institutions. Dr Izzat Atiya of Egypt’s al-Azhar University is to be disciplined after he issued an decree allowing women to breastfeed their male colleagues….. According to the BBC His fatwa (decree) […]

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20 May

Dads can get ‘post-natal’ depression

By Mum-in-Charge!

Keep an eye on your partner… According to research in the Journal of the American Medical Association many new fathers experience post-natal depression, yet most cases go undetected and untreated, experts warn. One in 10 new fathers may have the baby blues, US researchers believe. While this rate is lower than in new mothers, it […]

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5 May

Selling Her Eggs to Pay Off Debt…

By Mum-in-Charge!

According to the This is Money website, a businesswoman has put her eggs up for sale on the Gumtree website to pay off some of her student debt. ‘Selling’ your eggs is illegal in the UK, but a woman can be paid ‘expenses’ to cover her costs. The small number of women willing to donate […]

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