New research reveals how bitter tasting chemicals could potentially help delay the onset of premature labour
It’s the UK’s most popular colic remedy – but does it work? The Geekfather investigates…Read more "Infacol – the evidence, and why it doesn’t matter"
Apologies for the long delay between this post and the last – allow me to explain…Read more "Waiting for firstborns – and why we shouldn’t care about due dates"
You never know, some of them might be true!!Read more "7,382 ways to tell if you’re having a boy or a girl"
Let’s imagine you’re a football manager, and you’re looking to buy a solid goalscorer to take your team to the top of the table. Agents for two strikers approach you with their stats: Striker A has a goalscoring success rate of 68%, whereas Striker B has a 75% success rate. “Great” you think, “I’ll go […]Read more "Why the ‘IVF success rate’ may not be what you think it is"
Fertility treatment add-ons are offered on the basis that they increase the chances of having a baby. But are these claims always backed up by good evidence? BBC Panorama investigates…Read more "Fertility treatment add-ons"
One year after Shared Parental Leave was launched, why is the uptake only 1%? (and why does anyone care?)Read more "Shared Parental Leave – who is the 1% ?"