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Joanna Moorhead

Joanna Moorhead

    Pope's welcome modern rhetoric must translate into action
    Pope's welcome modern rhetoric must translate into action
    I've travelled on "Shepherd One", as the plane carrying the pope is known, and it's very clear when you're on board how keen...
    Find a husband: What's feminism really about?
    Find a husband: What's feminism really about?
    Susan Patton has no daughters, but she knows what she'd be telling them if she did. Find a husband. Start early. Ideally, in your first year at...
    Melinda Gates challenges Vatican on contraception
    Melinda Gates challenges Vatican on contraception
    Gates, who is a pracitising Catholic and with her husband, Bill – the founder of Microsoft – is one of the world's biggest players on...
    Stem cell science saves lives
    Stem cell science saves lives
    It is mid-morning in the delivery suite at King's College hospital in London, and midwife Terie Duffy is cooing over the contents of a stainless-steel bowl. "Isn't it beautiful?" she says. "This is what makes my job worthwhile ... the opportunity to give the chance of life."...
    Too young to be a woman
    Too young to be a woman
    Hannah turned eight a few months ago -- but she has already started puberty. Her mother, Liz, is shocked. "Over the last few weeks her nipples have suddenly become swollen. ...
    A silence born of fear
    A silence born of fear
    Alice is a child who is seen and not heard. The four-year-old is the easiest pupil to manage in her nursery school but, although this quietness may...
    Is veganism safe for children?
    Is veganism safe for children?
    Can a vegan diet damage your child's health?
    Ride of a lifetime
    Ride of a lifetime
    It's a windswept, freezing January afternoon on a remote beach in Scotland, and I'm watching four horses, each with a child on its back, plodding...
    Drawing the bikini line on toplessness
    Drawing the bikini line on toplessness
    YES: Joanna Moorhead Rosie, my 17-year-old, flew to Corfu with her friends last weekend for what I'm sure will be a wild teenage holiday. ...
    Online catharsis
    Online catharsis
    Is blogging good for your health? Ian Spratley believes so: he wrote an online diary throughout his illness with advanced bowel cancer and believes...
    Extreme childbirth
    Extreme childbirth
    It's 10am on a stiflingly hot Monday morning and I am in a delivery room with one of the unluckiest mothers on the planet. She is Dahara Laouali,...