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The US birth rate has mostly declined since the 2007-2009 global economic downturn, with millennials forming families at slower rates than their predecessors
Pyongyang has imposed tight restrictions against the pandemic that has swept the world since emerging in neighboring China
It's a safe and discreet way to buy birth control pills, erectile dysfunction medicine, condoms, and rapid pregnancy tests
The White House says foreigners are using the visas 'to secure automatic and permanent American citizenship for their children by giving birth on American soil'
The most common barrier for parents is the cost of registering their child. This is the story of Jolimil Reyes, 18.
Hearing my daughter’s first cry instantly transformed my world. Having gone through hell, I was inexplicably happy.
Undersecretary Juan Antonio Perez III says minors who already have children should be allowed to access family planning methods without their parents' permission
Referring to birth control as ‘family planning methods’ sends the signal that these are only for people who are married and want to start a family – not for sexually-active young people who aren’t ready to get pregnant
The laws provide for absolving adoptive parents from tampering with their child's birth record, and institutionalizing government feeding programs bringing healthy meals for undernourished schoolchildren
Under the bill filed by Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, a birth certificate certified and issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority 'shall not expire and shall be considered valid at any time'
This is for OFWS or Filipinos abroad who were born in the Philippines and who need to correct their birth certificates. This shares the current process through the embassy, 3 tips to make it better, and a step-by-step on the best way to get it done.
Arifa Sultana, 20, gave birth to a baby boy in February through normal delivery, but doctors missed the presence of a second uterus
With the correction of the birth records, the adoptive parents may enter into administrative proceedings to legally adopt the child
From how to properly open a packet, to how to store them, here's what you should know to make the most out of this birth control method
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Foreign Secretary Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr says showing an old passport 'is more than sufficient' to have this travel document renewed
'Let babies' cries be heard!' is another of the baby-making slogans Serbia is busy producing – while it struggles to increase actual births
The breakthrough operation, performed two years ago in Brazil, shows that such transplants are feasible and could help thousands of women unable to have children due to uterine problems
While the world's population skyrocketed from 2.6 billion in 1950 to 7.6 billion in 2017, that growth is deeply uneven according to region and income
'You have cattle. You are big farmers. You can feed your children. Why then resort to birth control? This is my opinion, I see no reason to control births in Tanzania,' President John Magufuli says in a speech on September 9
What do the stars say about the President?
The stars might just give insight into the controversial politician's actions and decisions
The former US president met Mandela only briefly in 2005 but gave a eulogy at his funeral saying Mandela 'makes me want to be a better man'
How do we begin to understand the comedian-turned-politician? The stars might just help.
Here's how you can navigate the stars to see what they have in store for you
A report in the journal Science says the test can also be used to estimate the mother's due date 'as reliably as and less expensively than ultrasound'
The job of South Korea's family minister Chung Hyun-Back is to try to reverse the world's lowest birth rates – but she herself is childless and single
The number of Filipinas who die from complications of giving birth remains high, according to the United Nations figures
The President did not even receive an invitation to the event according to a Malacañang source
The TRO gave anti RH officials the perfect excuse to restrict the implementation of the RH Law in accordance with personal beliefs
Watch our discussion on reproductive health and find out how you can take action
What women need to do as birth control pills and other hormonal contraception options disappear from drug stores
Sign the petition asking the Supreme Court SC to lift its TRO on contraceptives
President Duterte’s signing of EO 12 is a step in the right direction, but the Supreme Court still has to lift its TRO
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How would certain events be told if viewed through a distorted lens? Social media users give examples amid the outrage over the Official Gazette s Facebook post about Ferdinand Marcos
3rd UPDATE The communication channel of the Philippine government is accused of rewriting history and downplaying the dark days of Martial Law under Ferdinand Marcos
At the celebration of his 77th birth anniversary the late FPJ s daughter Grace Poe says that her father is peaceful where he is
UPDATED The mother whose due date was two months away goes into labor on board the Cebu Pacific Air flight on Sunday August 14 as it flew from Dubai to Manila her fellow passenger Missy Berberabe Umandal posts on Facebook
UPDATED Filipino women will be left with a limited number of expensive products by then as the more affordable products will lose their certificates in 2017 says the Commission on Population
A report says government and non governmental organizations allocated a total of P40 70 billion in 2015 for the implementation of the Reproductive Health law
The Fabella hospital will not be closed and no employees will be terminated or displaced says DOH Secretary Janette Garin
God heard our prayers My life feels complete now says Daljinder Kaur who had two years of IVF treatment at a fertility clinic
A 40 year old passenger who gave birth in flight prompts a flight diversion to Hyderabad India
The former PhilHealth director an administration senatorial bet counters a proposal to arrest or ban the traditional health attendants in rural areas
Zika s particular characteristics may be what allows it to attach to certain molecules and infect certain human cells
London exhibition Botticelli Reimagined looks at how Sandro Botticelli s 1485 painting The Birth of Venus has been reinterpreted through fashion photography and the visual arts
The first Zika patient in Cuba is a 28 year old female doctor from Venezuela