Womens Health

Billie Bradford, a PhD student, says there's a lot of confusing information out there.

Pregnancy myths busted in Kiwi study

Expectant mothers can now have a better idea of what's normal when it comes to their unborn babies.

Pregnant woman examining by a doctor with a stethoscope

'Dishonest' Kiwi midwife tricked patient by giving saline instead of painkillers

She told a colleague her patients believe what she tells them.

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Average time for women to orgasm revealed

The revolutionary study also divulges the best position to get there.

Women's Health

Huge clump of hair removed from teen girl's stomach

She'd been pulling out and eating her own hair.

Watch: Most Kiwis want abortion to be decriminalised.

Opinion: Women don't need to 'deserve' an abortion

The desire to not be pregnant is a valid reason in itself, writes Sophie Bateman.

Often abusive men threaten to kill or harm pets of women they are abusing to control them.

Victims of domestic violence to be assisted by Pet Refuge

"Not having my cat here now because of the violence she suffered - it's heartbreaking."

The bill comes days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States.

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

It comes just days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the US.

Watch: Jess Quinn on her TED Talk about body image.

Bikini model celebrated for 'real' transformation pics

She's bucking the trend of unrealistic before and after photos.

Watch: Naz Khanjani opens up about why she got a boob job.

The milk duct photo that has women wishing they didn't have breasts

"It looks like a weird alien creature lives inside my body and I'm terrified!"

Rachael Knappier's lips quadrupled in size.

Botched Botox Party: UK woman wakes up with her lips touching her nose

The woman claims nurses laughed when she arrived at A&E.

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Uber driver banned after dropping pregnant woman in the woods

He didn't agree with her choice of destination - an abortion clinic.

Women's Health

'It's really important': Kiwi mum's plea to pregnant women after losing baby

Tania Cornwall hopes other expecting mothers avoid the "tremendous shock" she got.

'Contraceptive earrings' may soon be used to prevent pregnancy by administering contraceptive hormones through tiny transdermal patches.

'Contraceptive earrings' may soon be used to prevent pregnancy

If remembering to take the pill is difficult, perhaps chucking on some jewellery won't be.

Women's Health

Inappropriate searches of prisoners 'akin to assault' - lawyer

The department has formally apologised to 15 women and paid them $25,000.

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Male birth control pill one step closer

But those pesky side effects are still a challenge, say researchers.

MP Louisa Wall says making a health case as is the best hope of bringing down the cost of sanitary products for Kiwi women.

A brief history of Kiwis getting mad about period ads

"Ads for period products are... certainly not to be welcomed during meal time."

MP Louisa Wall says making a health case as is the best hope of bringing down the cost of sanitary products for Kiwi women.

Backlash after man incorrectly works out how many tampons women need

He said women need to "stop whining" over the expense.

A new study has revealed which demographic has the most sex.

Who's having the most sex revealed

Middle-class and straight? We've got some bad news.

Watch: German shepherds Frieda and Levi are putting their noses to work.

Watch: Meet New Zealand's first cancer-sniffing dogs

Frieda and Levi love nothing more than a good sniff.

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Man's 'How to be Beautiful' list for women causes outrage

He describes a beautiful woman as one who is thin, able to cook and listens to men.