Womens Health

This video shows the extent of the world's air pollution.

Fossil fuel pollution: Study shows unborn babies not safe

Soot has been found inside human placentas for the first time.

Women's Health

More FM's Lana reveals how one pill 'almost killed her'

She's taking a leave of absence to undergo a hysterectomy.

Watch: How to make a living from Instagram.

Not-so-squeaky clean: Why Instagram's 'wellness culture' is a scam

It's time we viewed the restrictive philosophy peddled by 'influencers' as the manipulative crap it is, writes Arie Faber.

Women's Health

Russian watchdog rules small breasts a 'physical defect'

It's prompted outrage.

Dozens of women are believed to have died.

Auckland DHB finally sorry for 'unfortunate experiment'

The apology comes 30 years after Herbert Green's malpractise was exposed.

North Scotland to give away free tampons.

Council in north Scotland to give away free tampons

It's the first local council in Britain to do so.

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

Make 'tampon tax' health issue to bring down costs - MP

But Pharmac hasn't been convinced to cheapen women's hygiene products yet.

Kim Goodwin explains her mansplaining flowchart.

How to tell if you're mansplaining from one simple chart

The simple chart differentiates being helpful from being condescending.

Due to the heavier workload, ACC is now asking health providers to let clinical psychology interns and recent graduates counsel assault survivors, rather than leaving it to senior staff.

Sexual violence claims up 88 percent since 2013 - ACC

The #MeToo movement is partly behind rise in reporting, ACC says.

alcohol pregnant

Many Kiwi mums-to-be don't stop drinking - study

Nearly a quarter of Kiwi mothers continue to drink alcohol when they're pregnant, a new study has found.

Women's Health

Supporting beneficiary mums 'best way' to improve lives

Investing in mothers key to addressing child poverty, Genter says.

The benefits go beyond their own personal achievements, to making huge lifestyle changes.

The wāhine workout that's transforming lives

A group of Papakura women are feeling the transformative benefits of a gym class.

Women's Health

Mother livestreams backyard birth

More than 1.4 million viewers witnessed the labour and delivery.

women shopping, on holiday and having sex

Women prefer shopping, holidays to sex

A new study shows most women would rather get away than get it on.

All pregnant women are meant to undergo a blood test to check for the infection early in their term.

Kiwi babies dying from syphilis

Since 2017, there have been four cases of congenital syphilis, including two stillbirths.

The Hui's Mihingarangi Forbes asked a panel of experts whether this milestone is reflective of the achievements of Māori women in 2018.

Is feminism relevant to Māori women?

"It comes with a ready-made package interpreted by another culture. It doesn't work."

18yo Liv Redman missed surgery for suspected endometriosis because of the strike.

Teen patient supporting nurses despite excruciating pain

18yo Liv Redman missed surgery for suspected endometriosis because of the strike.

Jacinda Ardern - Prime Minister and soon-to-be mother.

Ardern is proof women's baby plans aren't an issue - top lawyer

Mai Chen says attitudes towards women in pregnancy are changing.

Watch: A prostate steaming treatment is helping Australian men with an enlarged prostate.

Woman gets vagina built from fish skin

Jucilene Marinho was born without a vagina, cervix, uterus or ovaries.

Mary-Therese Kinsella and Roman Travers went head-to-head on the topic of abortion.

Ex-Catholics go head-to-head on abortion in fiery AM Show debate

"The people who made the vote were able to make the vote because they weren't aborted."