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Pregnancy-related cancers up by 70 percent


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) There has been a 70 percent increase in cancers diagnosed during or soon after pregnancy, based on a study of 1.3 million births between 1994 and ... Read more...

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Babies born by caesarean more likely to be obese


May 24th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Babies born by caesarean section are more likely to become obese children than those delivered naturally, according to a media report Thursday.Researchers said the obesity epidemic ... Read more...

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Unconditional love for child makes you vulnerable: Lara


May 15th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Bollywood actress Lara Dutta, who just celebrated her first Mother's Day with her nearly four-month-old daughter Saira, says motherhood means unconditional love for your child ... Read more...

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Simpson wants C-section delivery


April 20th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Pregnant singer Jessica Simpson wants to avoid the pain of a normal delivery, and has opted to give birth to her first child through Caesarean ... Read more...

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Baby with six legs born in Pakistan


April 18th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) A baby born in Pakistan's Sindh province has six legs, with a doctor assessing that the removal of the parasitic limbs could be a "serious and ... Read more...

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Obesity-high blood sugar combo creates pregnancy risks


April 12th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) Overweight women with moderately elevated blood sugar are at a higher pregnancy risk than their obese counterparts with normal blood sugar or those who have gestational ... Read more...

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Colombian girl world’s youngest mother?


April 5th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) A 10-year-old Colombian girl has sparked outrage after becoming one of the world's youngest mothers by giving birth to a healthy daughter, it was reported here ... Read more...

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66 years old single mum gives birth to twins conceived via IVF


March 8th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Swiss pastor has sparked controversy by becoming one of the oldest mothers in the world. The unidentified woman underwent an IVF treatment which resulted in her ... Read more...

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After 14 miscarriages, mum finally gives birth to a healthy baby


March 7th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After having 14 miscarriages, a 32-year-old woman has finally experienced the joy of motherhood. Maria Pridmore went through an agonizing 13-year period during which she had ... Read more...

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A 7 kg baby is born in China!


February 19th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) A baby boy weighing 7.4 kilograms at birth has set a record for China's heaviest newborn.Chunchun was born via caesarean section that lasted about 20 minutes ... Read more...

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Briton becomes country’s first male to give birth


February 12th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) A Briton who had a sex change operation after being born a woman has become the country's first male to give birth following hormone treatment to ... Read more...

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Caesarean could pose health risk to babies


February 10th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Mothers opting for delivery through caesarean section could be harming their baby's health, researchers have warned contrary to the widely-held belief that a C-section delivery poses ... Read more...

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Azad launches scheme for pregnant mothers in Assam


January 30th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 30 (IANS) Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday launched an Assam government scheme entitling all pregnant women to free delivery -- including caesarean section ... Read more...

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Baby born with no blood saved by doctors


January 27th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A baby born no blood was saved by doctors after an extraordinary procedure. The baby was initially left for dead and left to stay that way for ... Read more...

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Amanda Holden has a scary time while giving birth


January 26th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Details are emerging about what took place when Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden went into labor. The British newspaper Daily Mail reports that the 40-year-old had ... Read more...

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Caesarean babies have higher risk of asthma


January 11th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Babies delivered through Caesarean section have higher chances of developing asthma, even among those whose parents do not suffer from asthma and allergies. Data from more ... Read more...

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Baby girl born to Beyonce


January 8th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 8 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles has given birth to a baby daughter.According to contactmusic.com, the 30-year-old delivered the girl, named Ivy Blue Carter, in Lenox Hill ... Read more...

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Encounter with bugs gears infants against allergies


November 3rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Infants who encounter a wide range of bacteria are less at risk of developing allergies later in life."In our study of over 400 children, we observed ... Read more...

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Baby dies as doctor delays ‘unlucky’ birth date


September 16th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) A doctor in China delayed surgery to deliver a baby as the date was considered "inauspicious", causing the baby to die three days after it was ... Read more...

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British hospitals ban caesareans in cost-cutting move


August 21st, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A number of British hospitals would only conduct a caesarean section if the mother's health is at risk by a natural birth, a media report said ... Read more...

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Caesarean babies at greater risk of becoming fat


May 15th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Babies born by Caesarean section may be at greater risk of becoming obese later in life than those delivered naturally, according to experts.A report in the ... Read more...

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Septuplets die soon after birth in Pakistan


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A 35-year-old Pakistani woman delivered septuplets in Peshawar city, but they died moments after birth, health workers said.The septuplets were delivered through caesarean section at the ... Read more...

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Brit woman gives birth to own cousin after becoming surrogate for aunt


April 7th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): A woman in Britain gave birth to her own cousin after she agreed to become a surrogate mother to help her aunt, who had been struggling for 15-years ... Read more...

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Iraqi woman gives birth to quadruplets


April 2nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by BNO News
WASSIT, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- A 27-year-old woman gave birth to four children in southern Iraq on Friday, local media reported on Saturday. One of the children immediately died.The Aswat al-Iraq news ... Read more...

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57-yr-old becomes UK’s oldest surrogate mum by giving birth to own grandson


February 26th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A 57-year-old woman has given birth to her own grandson to become the oldest surrogate mother in Britain.Pamela Butler carried her daughter Nichola's baby in her womb because ... Read more...

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Bacteria linked to preterm births, developmental problems in newborns


January 28th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Scientists say the type of bacteria that colonize the placenta during pregnancy could be associated with preterm birth and other developmental problems in newborns."The fetal inflammatory response appears ... Read more...

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Obese pregnant women ‘more likely to have complicated births’


January 26th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study at Liverpool University has found that overweight pregnant women are more likely to be overdue and have more complicated births.Women who were overweight or obese ... Read more...

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‘Government needs to incentivise health insurance’


January 7th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The government should incentivise health insurance, especially for low-income people, to ensure good health for all, a senior industry official said here Friday. "Everyone should have access ... Read more...

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Towel removed from woman’s bowel after three years


January 7th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Doctors in a Chhattisgarh town relieved a woman of three years of severe stomach pain after they removed a towel stuck inside her bowel after she deliverd by ... Read more...

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The New Year baby who came into the world at 11.11 1.1.11!


January 4th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Meet Baby Rose Gretton, who was born 11.11 on 1/1/11.She was also one of 11 babies born on the first day of 2011 at Burton's Queen's Hospital."With her ... Read more...

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First-ever MRI scan of baby at the moment of birth produced


December 8th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Doctors for the first time have produced live MRI images of a baby at the moment of birth.The scans could provide valuable new insights into the birthing process ... Read more...

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50-yr-old Mexican woman gives birth to gay son’s baby


November 11th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A fifty-year-old Mexican woman has given birth to a child whose biological father is her gay son.The woman, whose name has been withheld, decided to offer her womb ... Read more...

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57-year-old Indian woman delivers twins, sets Australian record


November 7th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 7 (IANS) A 57-year-old Indian woman gave birth to twins in the Australian city of Perth, setting a new Australian record.The woman is believed to have become the oldest woman ... Read more...

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57-yr-old Indian-origin woman gives birth to twins Down Under!


November 7th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 7 (ANI): An Indian-origin woman aged 57 has given birth to twins after using IVF.This makes the woman the oldest mother to give birth in Australia.According to the Herald Sun, ... Read more...

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Forced birth may cause emotional problems for babies


November 4th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Babies born with the help of forceps or a suction cup are more likely to have emotional problems, a study has revealed.Forceps or a suction cup is ... Read more...

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