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Why women gain weight after pregnancy decoded

The reason many mothers have higher rates of weight gain is due to lifestyle.

10 Jul 2018 5:10 PM

6 warning signs during pregnancy to look out for

If you are having contractions more than six times in an hour, this may be a sign of preterm labor.

30 Jun 2018 5:06 PM

What to have babies? Have seafood

Study finds eating seafood tied to more sex and faster conception

25 Jun 2018 8:33 AM

Infant thought to have died at birth saved after it was buried alive for 8 hours

After carefully scraping soil the police officers used their bare hands to shift it and pull out the baby girl.

07 Jun 2018 6:15 PM

Stress in infancy alters body's organs: Study

The problems begin when exposure to stress is constant.

29 May 2018 4:08 PM


Counseling for pregnant women gets personalized

The risk is 20 percent for fetuses with these types of aberrations.

28 May 2018 9:37 AM

Babies should be fed broccoli, spinach instead of bananas to wean them off milk

Child food experts at University College London are advising parents to choose bitter vegetables as baby’s first solid food.

01 May 2018 5:29 PM

Foetal immune rejection may cause preterm labour: study

An initial infection in the mother can result in inflammation and arouse the foetal immune system.

30 Apr 2018 5:13 PM

Binge drinking during pregnancy could lead to alcohol abuse in kid

Offspring of binge-drinking mothers were less responsive to natural stimuli.

26 Apr 2018 4:00 PM

New underwear to help men keep cool!

Named the Snowballs, the undie comes in stretchable organic cotton material and removable scrotum cooling pad. 

19 Apr 2018 3:45 PM


Scientists discover 'protective' protein that could save babies from dying in womb

As foetus spends more time deprived of oxygen and nutrients, instead of growing in womb, its cells actually begin to die.

04 Apr 2018 2:57 PM

Exercising during pregnancy reduces time spent in labour

The women in the exercise group were also less likely to use an epidural during childbirth.

18 Mar 2018 3:37 PM

'Dog-speak' important for bonding with pets: study

This form of speech is known to share some similarities with the way in which humans talk to their pet dogs, known as dog-directed speech.

07 Mar 2018 12:50 PM

Contrarty to belief, mums-to-be can take hot water baths, says study

Study found that no woman exceeded the recommended core temperature limit of 39C, suggesting experts are being overcautious.

03 Mar 2018 3:41 PM

Vaccinating pregnant mothers is safe for babies

Infants are much less likely to get influenza or whooping cough when their mothers were vaccinated during pregnancy.

22 Feb 2018 9:50 AM


More babies dying of suffocation, often in bed

Parents should also be aware that bed sharing is most dangerous for newborns less than 4 months old, preemies and underweight infants.

20 Feb 2018 12:22 PM

Baby boy won't be able to have children after twisting both testicles inside womb

While testicular torsion affects only six in one lakh children, most of these cases affect only one testicle.

12 Feb 2018 6:53 PM

Mother beats one in 5,00,00 odds, gives birth to twins thrice

A mum has beaten one in 500,000 odds after giving birth to twins - three separate times.

03 Feb 2018 5:12 PM

Teen parents jailed after they let rats gnaw their newborn baby

Baby had rodent bites all over her arms, fingers, hands and face, including an inch-long cut on her forehead.

03 Feb 2018 4:28 PM

More evidence links advanced maternal age to preterm births

All women, including older women, can take steps to reduce their odds of a preterm birth.

03 Feb 2018 1:07 PM