Womens Health

Elise Flitcroft was accused of using an ambulance like a taxi.

Baby dies after pregnant teen turned away from UK hospital

The woman was accused of wasting taxpayer money by calling an ambulance.

Women's Health

Surgical mesh restrictions introduced amid safety concerns

"There is cause for Medsafe to question the safety of certain devices."

A woman getting a mammogram.

Year's worth of herceptin worth the cost, study suggests

It vindicates the decision for patients to receive 12 months of the drug, the Breast Cancer Foundation says.

Video - The Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter discusses her new role. Image - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at a pay equity rally in August.

What the new Government means for women

One promise includes closing the gender pay gap in the core public service within four years.

Women's Health

Australia opens first ever egg-freezing clinic

Some companies may offer egg freezing as a perk to keep working.

Jacinda Ardern on The AM Show.

Cost no excuse to pay women less - Ardern

Cost is not a concern for the Prime Minister when it comes to getting pay equity for women.

Women's Health

South Auckland community group making its own sanitary pads

They're using a specialised machine and timber pulp.

Women's Health

Women are better sleepers than men - study

New research shows the importance of a good night's sleep.

feminine hygiene - beauty treatment

Period blood shown in sanitary pad ad for first time ever

Menstrual blood is usually displayed on screen as a clear blue liquid.

Women who are pregnant or who are breastfeeding are urged to take an iodine supplement each day.

Two in three mums fail to use iodine, folic acid

Pregnant or breastfeeding women are urged to take the supplements.

Wedding, Italian

Italian woman marries herself

She even went on her honeymoon alone.

He believes women have grown accustomed to it.

Pre-menstrual syndrome in women 'not normal' - Kiwi nutritionist

He believes women have grown accustomed to it.

Fish oil capsules.

Mothers-to-be urged to eat more fish

Most pregnant women are failing to get enough omega-3, according to a new study.

Women's Health

Fertility expert's advice to women wanting children: 'Get cracking early'

A study found many women who were experiencing infertility went on to have a baby.

Women's Health

Charity gifting domestic violence victims essential help

"I felt there was somebody else out there who understood what I was going through."

Unisex bathrooms

Unisex loos mean no more queues

Researchers have found a simple fix for the age-old problem of queues outside the women's loos.

How much does being a girl cost?

Verity Johnson: I calculated just how much being a woman costs me...

It's expensive to be a girl, but figuring out the real cost is complicated.

Women's Health

Gal Gadot releases Wonder Woman workout video

That amazing physique sure doesn't look like it came easy.

Period blood artist Zoe James

Period blood art to be displayed at Ponsonby menstruation meeting

The event will discuss the financial accessibility of menstrual products as well as unveil the artwork.

Superhero woman

Putin says only women have bad days - that just makes us stronger

Wendyl Nissen waves a red rag at Putin's bull.