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Joanna Moorhead

Joanna Moorhead

    Comment: Breast may be best, but bribing mothers to nurse is not
    Comment: Breast may be best, but bribing mothers to nurse is not
    There are many advantages to breastfeeding but should mothers be bribed to do it?
    Pope's welcome modern rhetoric must translate into action
    Pope's welcome modern rhetoric must translate into action
    There's a sense right now that Francis is on the verge of moving on these fronts.
    Find a husband: What's feminism really about?
    Find a husband: What's feminism really about?
    Susan Patton, criticised for her advice to female students, has stumbled on a truism ignored by feminism – having a career is not everything.
    Melinda Gates challenges Vatican on contraception
    Melinda Gates challenges Vatican on contraception
    Billionaire philanthropist Melinda Gates has vowed to dedicate the rest of her life to improving access to contraception across the globe.
    Stem cell science saves lives
    Stem cell science saves lives
    Blood donated from healthy babies' umbilical cords is being used to treat diseases and it has also helped scientists' further stem cell research.
    Too young to be a woman
    Too young to be a woman
    Girls now regularly start puberty aged eight or nine. How easy is it to cope at primary school?
    A silence born of fear
    A silence born of fear
    Selective mutism is extremely debilitating but it can be treated, even later in life.
    Is veganism safe for children?
    Is veganism safe for children?
    Can a vegan diet damage your child's health? Social workers in Lewisham, south London believe it can.
    Ride of a lifetime
    Ride of a lifetime
    Rupert Isaacson believes an affinity for horses has transformed his autistic son. But is it too good to be true? Joanna Moorhead reports.
    Drawing the bikini line on toplessness
    Drawing the bikini line on toplessness
    Sunbathing topless is a French thing, whereas wandering around entirely naked is a German-Austrian thing
    Online catharsis
    Online catharsis
    For many people with serious illnesses, blogging offers a way to cope and share their stories, writes Joanna Moorhead.