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Infant’s health can be predicted from birthweight, height

Birthweight, height can predict infants' future health: Study.

31 Jul 2019 11:25 AM

More children – more heart trouble for parents

A big family size makes both the mother and father more vulnerable to cardiovascular diseases: Study.

27 Mar 2019 7:25 PM

Sleep disruption post childbirth

New parents face six years of disrupted sleep: Study.

26 Feb 2019 12:00 PM

Delay the first bath

Delaying newborn baths leads to increase in rates of breastfeeding: Study.

23 Jan 2019 1:27 PM

Pain following childbirth predicts postpartum depression, study finds

The symptoms of postpartum depression may appear at any time in the first year of a newborn's life, and may last weeks or even months.

17 Oct 2018 10:29 AM


‘Labour companionship’ a welcome move?

Kerala to introduce ‘Labour companionship’ programme by allowing a family member with the expectant mother in labour rooms.

30 Sep 2018 12:58 AM

Giving birth in water appears safe for mother and infant

The research is continually demonstrating that there is no additional risk to the woman or baby.

30 Jun 2018 5:14 PM

Water allergy caused by childbirth leaves woman with rashes when she showers

Doctors suspect that being diagnosed with post-partum depression and the pregnancy affected Cherelle’s hormones causing the condition.

05 Jun 2018 6:31 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

Florida passes strictest US law: Doesn’t ban, limits child marriage age

The Florida governor intends to sign the bill into law, a spokeswoman said.

10 Mar 2018 6:33 PM


WHO: Women being pushed into unnecessary C-sections

World Health Organisation issues warning, women are not being given enough time to give birth naturally.

19 Feb 2018 2:30 PM

WHO tries to curb rise of caesarean deliveries by revising childbirth guidelines

While rates of interventions like c-sections vary among regions, WHO has seen what it considers a worrying rise in such practices worldwide.

15 Feb 2018 8:47 PM

Touch can have healing effects, new study finds

The effects of touch he believes can be powerful.

24 Jan 2018 6:28 PM

Four years after transition from woman, transgender man gives birth to second child

He gave birth to his first child 5 years back after which he came out as transgender and started the transition.

14 Dec 2017 6:15 PM

Footage shows rare incident of a baby being born inside the amniotic sac

Usually the amniotic sac breaks at the start of labour but here doctors had to break it with their hands.

13 Nov 2017 3:10 PM


Woman gives birth while being moved to another hospital due to wildfires

Nicole was being taken to another hospital as smoke had entered their room and labour had already been induced.

12 Oct 2017 4:07 PM

Fathers-to- be! available to hold your partner's hand in delivery room

Recent studies also show that when people watch an emotional movie their heart rates and respiratory rhythms synchronize.

23 Jun 2017 8:52 AM

Yoga: A guide for women in 3 important stages of life...

Yogis themselves never held back from imparting the art of yoga to anyone on the basis of caste, sex, age or class.

21 Jun 2017 12:30 AM

Mobile app for pregnant women launched in India

It will inform people about the importance of ante and post natal care, institutional delivery and immunisation.

22 Apr 2017 12:44 PM

MBBS student uses WhatsApp to help woman deliver baby on train

He sent a picture of the woman on a Whatsapp group of doctors and a senior resident helped out.

11 Apr 2017 12:40 PM