Delivered to your inbox every week. Email* CommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Supported by Charles Sturt University Women’s Health News All Women’s Health News News & Views Let’s save lives and bring hope to the most dangerous place in the world to have a baby This is how Aminata Maternal Foundation is saving the lives of mothers and their babies, and how you too can help. Women’s Health News Record numbers of babies born in lockdown areas: How are new parents coping? There has been a record number of babies born in NSW in the second quarter of 2021, with a 9 percent surge on last year’s figures and 19,113 babies born between April and June. Jugglehood Facebook leak shows inside knowledge of Instagram’s harmful effect on teenage girls Facebook has revealed it has kept their own research on the harmful effects of Instagram private for two years. News & Views France to offer free contraception for women up to age 25 Already, those aged up to 18 have access to free contraception, this policy now extends the age to 25 to support more young women. News & Views Women’s health must be considered in the COVID ‘recovery’ When we talk about a COVID recovery in the Australian context, we must consider where women’s health sits in this equation. News & Views Let’s talk about sex…and breast cancer Breast Cancer Trials is holding a virtual, free Q&A session to hear from experts and breast cancer patients about breast cancer, sex, and body image. Women’s Health News ‘Do what works for you’: Meg Lanning on staying active This week on ‘How I manage my health’, we speak with cricket superstar, Meg Lanning, who tells us she’s found balance in meditating. Health Mexico’s Supreme Court votes to decriminalise abortion The court unanimously ruled that criminalising abortion is unconstitutional, paving the way for the legalisation of abortion across Mexico. Health Bette Midler urges women to refuse sex in protest against abortion ban in Texas Hollywood legend Bette Midler took to Twitter to tell women to ‘refuse to have sex with men’ in retaliation. News & Views Social campaign that puts a human face to ‘underlying health conditions’ underscores the importance of getting jabbed Twitter campaigner creates threat “to put a human face to all of those people the media and LNP believe are expendable to COVID.” Women’s Health News Be your own version of ‘healthy’: Dr Neela Janakiramanan on how she manages her health and day This week on ‘How I manage my health’, we check in with Dr Neela Janakiramanan, who tells us the health routine that is most ideal for her. Women’s Health News The day my world fell apart: What living with MS taught me about business, motherhood and disability Irene Georgakopoulos was devastated when she first learned she was diagnosed with MS. But strong-will and empathy is what keeps her going. News & Views Texas bans abortion after six weeks as draconian law comes into effect A last-minute attempt to stop Senate Bill 8 that bans abortion through an appeal to the US supreme court failed in Texas. News & Views Senate passes two days of paid miscarriage leave for parents The Senate passed an historic change to the Fair Work Act on Tuesday, designed to give parents who experience miscarriage two days of paid leave. News & Views ‘I knew I didn’t want to hide something this big from them’: A conversation no parent wants to have Mum’s Purple Scarf was written by Jane Gillard to help other parents with that devastating conversation about a cancer diagnosis. News & Views Why the Religious Discrimination Bill will reverse women’s rights The Religious Discrimination Bill would allow so-called “statements of belief” to override all workplace codes of conduct.