Maddie McMahon

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Maternity unit closures the 'tip of the iceberg'

<b>The BBC have released the findings of a freedom of information request on temporary closures of maternity units.</b><p>Data obtained by the BBC under the …

Maternity

Exploring cervical recoil...

One of the presentations that I most like to be asked to give is called ‘Cervical Wisdom‘. This is a session that I have developed over the years in …

Current issues in medically assisted reproduction and genetics in Europe: research, clinical practice, ethics, legal issues and policy. - PubMed

STUDY QUESTION:<p>How has the interface between genetics and assisted reproduction technology (ART) evolved since 2005?<p>SUMMARY ANSWER:<p>The interface …

Genetics

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Paralympian Hannah Cockroft among inspirational figures to get Bradford University honour

A PARALYMPIC gold medallist, an international journalist and the project director for Bradford’s City Park are among the people who will be given …

Domestic Violence

Reproduction and mode of delivery in women with vaginismus or localised provoked vestibulodynia: a Swedish register‐based study - Möller - 2015 - BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology<p>Volume 122, Issue 3<p>Original Article<p>Free Access<p>Reproduction and mode of delivery in women …

3 Negative Thoughts We All Have (And How To Banish Them For Good)

Literature on how to lead a happier life is endless. We spend time poring over words on how to lead joyful existences -- and while there are certain hacks we can tap into in order to reach happiness -- the truth is, we're ultimately in charge of what we think (which in turn affects how we …

Mindfulness Practice: Problems and Solutions

Although only recently embraced by Western psychology, mindfulness practices and techniques have been part of many Eastern philosophies, such as …

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Imagination Without Limits

I've learned last week that children have an avid curiosity for learning and their imagination is just without limits. As a parent, the question is …

Blame it on the astrocytes: does brain's most abundant cell type have role in neurological disorders?

The demonstration that astrocytes, the brain's most abundant cell type, participate in the formation of inhibitory synapses in the cortex suggests an …

10 Things Highly Personable People Do Differently

Some people are just natural-born “people-magnets,” right? Sure, there could be some truth to that because there is a genetic component to our …

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The Many Complicated Reasons We Have Sex

Pity sex happens:<p><i>"In college I knew a guy who was very nice, but physically unattractive," one woman says. "We became friends and I found out he was</i> …

Dig turns up 10,000-year old Native American artifacts at upstate NY site

10/31/2013 11:00:00 PM<p>Archaeologists have uncovered 10,000-year-old Native American artifacts near a popular state-owned beach in the southern …

Dr. Yonatan Sahle and the African Origins of Human Intelligence

Dr. Yonatan Sahle now holds the Glenn Isaac Postdoctoral Seat in the Human Evolution Research Center at UC Berkeley. He recently gave a talk at my …

Bringing Scholarly Book Review into the Digital Age: The American Anthropological Association Initiative

Better, faster, stronger. Whether Superman or Daft Punk, the motto works. But until now, these words didn’t apply to how academic books got reviewed. …

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How Doulas Undermine Our Own Value (it’s not free births)

Jul 9, 2014 by Amy Gilliland<p>Anytime I read a “doula” writing online that she knows everything she needs to know already, I want to burst. You know …

Self Settling – What Really Happens When You Teach a Baby to Self Soothe to Sleep

So many, parents and experts alike, advocate the idea of “teaching a baby to self settle” or “self soothe”. Self soothing is often referred to as the …

Watch: Mother with no Arms Breastfeeds Her Baby in this Inspiring Video

Written by: AM<p>We think our wonderful friend Grace Showalter put it most eloquently:<p><i>What if we supported women who wanted to breastfeed, so much so</i> …

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The Disturbing Trend I Noticed When My Breastfeeding Story Went Viral

You may have seen my photo on your Facebook newsfeed recently. In case you missed the story attached to it, here's the five-second version: I went to Starbucks with my 5-month-old to grab a coffee. He started to fuss, I sat down to nurse him to calm him, and a middle-aged woman asked a teenage …