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Sexual & Reproductive Health

The Aftermath of Pregnancy

The pregnant body is often victim to toxic glorification. Sadly, we choose to undermine how pregnancy and childbirth can be an extremely laborious process for many. The process of growing a human obviously takes a toll on the host’s body. These spill over onto the physical, mental and social aspects of a person’s life. This article attempts at delineating the different ways pregnancy can have negative implications on the birth-giver’s body.

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Media Representation Of Pregnancy- Is It Realistic?

In today’s world, we are surrounded by all types of media, consisting of magazines, books, newspapers, movies, television shows, the internet and advertisements. With increasing influence and proliferation of the media, it has an important role in shaping both the biological and cultural expectations of pregnancy, birth and motherhood.

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Age and Pregnancy- Is There a “Right” Time to Conceive? 

Age is in fact the single biggest factor that determines when a vulva owner can conceive such that the risks of pregnancy are minimized, and the birth of a healthy baby is ensured. A common misconception is that only the age of the vulva owner matters, while in reality, age affects the ability to conceive and have a healthy baby for both penis owners and vulva owners.

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Sexual Autonomy of Married Women in India

Sexual autonomy is an important indicator of women’s empowerment and liberation in society. In fact, the sexual autonomy of everyone, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, should be a basic human right. Everyone should have the liberty to express their desires in a consensual manner, and choose when, how and whom to practice sexual relations with.

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What Is A Phantom Pregnancy?

Pseudocyesis, commonly referred to as a phantom pregnancy or false pregnancy, refers to a situation in which although the individual is not physically carrying a baby, clinical signs and symptoms. Here’s a look into the issue.

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Deconstructing Post-Delivery Depression

Mothers are always put on a pedestal within the society only to make people averse to their struggles. Have you ever wondered what it feels like to produce a human being and experience it within the body for about nine months only to witness the everlasting impact of the absence of it in the womb? Read it to find out.

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