Does nipple stimulation help to induce labor?

Medical on July 2nd, 2018 | File Under Women's Health -

Many people believe that stimulating the nipples can help to induce labor. Nipple stimulation causes the release of a hormone that triggers uterine contractions. However, there is no scientific evidence to show that this leads to true labor. Learn about nipple stimulation and other home remedies to induce labor here.

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PJ wants positive values, attitudes crusade again

Observer on July 2nd, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

POINT, Hanover — Former Prime Minister P J Patterson has called for the implementation of a wholesome values and positive attitudes crusade, similar to the one he had launched in the early 1990s, aimed at addressing the ills of the society to include violence.

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Vows: Love at first sight

Observer on July 2nd, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

Red Stripe Assistant Brand Manager Andrew O’Meally and Sagicor Financial Advisor Jodie-Ann O’Meally are still basking in the aftermath of their nuptials on Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Knollis, St Catherine. It was love at first sight when their eyes locked while strolling the campus at The University of The West Indies. “I stopped her, thinking she was beautiful. I had to introduce myself, and in that moment I believed she liked me by the look in her eyes,” shared O’Meally…

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Inspiration abounds…as does trepidation

Observer on July 2nd, 2018 | File Under Commentary -

When the youthful Dr Jennifer Mamby-Alexander stood up to accept the 2018 Mavis Watts Award from the Business & Professional Women’s Club (BPW) of St Andrew a week ago, no one would guess that she had been diagnosed with stage four breast cancer 32 years ago. Dr Mamby-Alexander has used her experience and triumph to encourage others in their fight against the disease.

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Inspiration abounds…as does trepidation

Observer on July 2nd, 2018 | File Under Commentary -

When the youthful Dr Jennifer Mamby-Alexander stood up to accept the 2018 Mavis Watts Award from the Business & Professional Women’s Club (BPW) of St Andrew a week ago, no one would guess that she had been diagnosed with stage four breast cancer 32 years ago. Dr Mamby-Alexander has used her experience and triumph to encourage others in their fight against the disease.

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Signs he only wants you for your money

Observer on July 2nd, 2018 | File Under Flair -

 THE age of the female gold digger seems to be rapidly drawing to a close, and an era dominated by men pulling at women’s pockets emerging instead. This, relationship counsellor Wayne Powell said, is linked to an increase in the number of professional women who are capturing high paying jobs, and a decrease in the number of men aiming for same.

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Don’t distort abortion conversation, MP Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn

Observer on July 2nd, 2018 | File Under Commentary -

Earlier this month, Member of Parliament Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn moved a motion in Parliament for the legalisation of abortion. She cited certain international instruments, giving the impression that they support her call. This is not the case. If one simply reads the named documents it will be quite clear that none of those instruments demand or mandate for the legalisation of abortion.

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Signs he only wants you for your money

Observer on July 2nd, 2018 | File Under Flair -

 THE age of the female gold digger seems to be rapidly drawing to a close, and an era dominated by men pulling at women’s pockets emerging instead. This, relationship counsellor Wayne Powell said, is linked to an increase in the number of professional women who are capturing high paying jobs, and a decrease in the number of men aiming for same.

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Fathers’ rights in custody, maintenance matters

Observer on July 2nd, 2018 | File Under Flair -

 MANY men are of the belief that court decisions regarding maintenance, access and custody are skewed towards women in the legal system, as stories still abound about courts still adopting the 19th century Tender Years Doctrine, which held that when all other factors are equal, custody of a child of tender years — generally under the age of 13 — should be awarded to the mother.

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New strain of gonorrhoea is resistant to all antibiotics

Observer on July 2nd, 2018 | File Under Flair -

 A new threat has emerged — a new strain of gonorrhoea that is resistant to all antibiotics.The standard way to treat gonorrhoea had been Penicillin, and so many strains of gonorrhoea had become resistant to it, and as such the new treatments Ceftriaxone, Doxycycline and Azithromycin were introduced. These treatments are no longer working and this is frightening.

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