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Presented by Jenni Murray. Including discussion on the different kinds of meditation and attitudes to infertility in the Asian community, and Wendy Nieper performs live.

Presented by Jenni Murray. We're told that meditation is good for us but why is it meant to be so beneficial? Jenni explores these questions with a meditation teacher and a seasoned practitioner. Dr Geetha Venkat is setting up a support group for British Asian couples coping with infertility. She'll be discussing differing cultural attitudes towards the problem with Premila Shaw, from the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome charity, Verity. We take a walk around the women's history of Liverpool and the jazz and classical singer Wendy Nieper performs live.

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45 minutes

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Wed 29 Dec 2010 10:00


  • Asian attitudes to infertility

    Infertility expert Dr Geetha Venkat and Premila Shaw, a trustee of Verity, the UK charity for women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.

    Duration: 10:13

  • Wendy Nieper

    Singer Wendy Nieper chats and performs live, accompanied by Julien Cheriyan.

    Duration: 07:59

  • Liverpool history walk

    The third in our series of women's history walks; Judy Merry with historian Dr Pat Starkey.

    Duration: 14:06

  • Learning to meditate

    Jenni talks to meditation teacher Chris Cullen and deputy head Claire Kelly who has recently introduced meditation into her school.

    Duration: 09:16


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