Shrugging off stereotypes

Shrugging off stereotypes

Mainstream children’s media is still lacking in positive portrayals of gender for young girls and boys. Priya Kulasagaran digs up some classic books and movies which challenge traditional gender roles for children. If ...
Labour of love

Labour of love

With all the options women now have when it comes to childbirth, the pressure to make the ‘right’ one can be immense. What are some of the choices mothers-to-be can expect to face? One of the hallmark successes of mo...

What to expect when you are expecting

Pregnancy can be a nerve-wracking and exciting time for new parents. Priya Kulasagaran outlines the general scope of what you can generally expect before delivering your bundle of joy Congratulations, you’re about to b...
Minding the gender health gaps

Minding the gender health gaps

While it may be obvious that men and women are built differently, there needs to be greater awareness of how sex and gender can affect your health. Priya Kulasagaran takes a look at how one’s biological sex, and percei...
Prick-me-well

Prickle-me-well

According to a study published in Menopause, The Journal of the North American Menopause Society, acupuncture could cut down the number of hot flushes women experience by half. 209 participants in the study were randomiz...