Daughters

Women who smoke during pregnancy may damage their daughters’ future fertility

Baby girls whose mothers smoke during pregnancy may face fertility issues later in life, scientists say. Researchers suggest that girls born to mothers who did not put down the cigarettes while pregnant exhibit signs of increased testosterone exposure. They say this may affect their hormone and reproductive function. The study presented at the European Society …

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Much-loved Kiwi businessman dies after driveway accident on daughter’s birthday

GAIL CARROLL/SUPPLIED Paul Carroll had been on life support for a week following an accident in his driveway – since his death his organs have been donated. A Kiwi businessman has died after an accident involving a letterbox on the driveway of his home in Australia. Paul Carroll, 49, was driving his son, 11, and daughter, 9, home …

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father speaks of family’s grief over daughter’s murder

He said Seo formed the opinion that Ms Choi died after he strangled her, then threw her over the balcony, but “couldn’t make a positive determination that she was actually dead at that stage”. Jusuk Choi leaves court after giving a victim impact statement.Credit:AAP “This is an extreme outburst of violence that wasn’t consistent with …

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Want to Raise Successful Daughters? 17 Things They Should Know About ‘the Notorious RBG’

In six years of writing columns for Inc.com, my most popular effort ever is this one: Want to Raise a Trail-Blazing Daughter? Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Do These 7 Things. About four million people have read it. It’s about Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and it’s largely based on a 2016 article she wrote. Given her …

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The Girl Scouts Warned Parents to Stop Telling Their Daughters to Hug. Here’s Why They’re Wrong

Should you tell your young daughter to hug her relatives at holiday time? No, according to a blog post from the Girl Scouts of America. The post advises: “Have you ever insisted, “Uncle just got here–go give him a big hug!” or “Auntie gave you that nice toy, go give her a kiss,” when you were worried …

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