Coil could be a more effective form of emergency contraception than the morning after pill

Coil 'could be a more effective form of emergency contraception than the Morning-after pill' Women who took emergency contraceptive pills after unprotected sex were up to 20 times more likely to get pregnant compared with those who had IUD inserted | UPDATED: 15:07 GMT, 9 May 2012 Girls as young as 11 should be fitted with coils to reduce teenage pregnancies, claim researchers.

Don"t want any more children – but can"t face major surgery? The 20-minute op that lets you ditch the Pill for good

Don't want any more children – but can't face major surgery The 20-minute op that lets you ditch the Pill for good | UPDATED: 00:37 GMT, 24 April 2012 The idea of surgery under a general anaesthetic can put some women off sterilisation.

Everything you always wanted to know about IVF…if you"re a man

Everything you always wanted to know about IVF…if you're a man I have accepted that I am never going to be any good at football, that I cannot drink more than a couple of pints of beer without falling asleep and that a Formula 1 team is unlikely to enquire whether I would care to take a quick spin in something they have been working on.

The miracle triplets: Sisters who doctors said would not survive pregnancy celebrate fourth birthday with a loving hug

The miracle triplets: Sisters who doctors said would not survive pregnancy celebrate fourth birthday with a loving hugDoctors warned that IVF babies born 10 weeks premature could be blind or brain damagedOne of the three developed an infection in intensive care and medics said she had less than a day to live Miracle triplets Holly, Cara and Kate Thirkell share a loving hug – after defying doctors who said they would never live. The outlook for the trio was bleak from the moment they were conceived, with medics giving little hope of all three surviving until the end of their mother’ s pregnancy. At one point their devastated parents, Anne and Lawrence, who live near Aberdeen, were warned that even if the girls did survive they would likely be blind or brain damaged.