childbirth

Mothers have sharper memories after childbirth


August 6th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Childbirth seems to invest women with a sharper, improved memory. Mothers performed better in tests regarding the ability to perceive and remember information about their surroundings ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kids may be killing your marital joy


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) While many of us may feel parenthood brings an unforgettable joy in marital life, a British study says having children could ruin a couple's relationship after ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

World’s only Sanskrit daily holds out against odds (Media Feature)


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 2 (IANS) Sudharma, possibly the only Sanskrit daily in the world, is struggling for survival as it approaches its 43rd anniversary later this year.In the face of dwindling ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Britons pay Indians to become surrogate mothers: Report


May 27th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) India's surrogacy industry is being used by Britons to become parents, a media report said Sunday.There are now up to 1,000 clinics, all unregulated, in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese hospital issues I-cards on sperm health


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 23 (IANS) A hospital in China has begun issuing identity cards to men based on their sperm health. The men are given a certificate, which shows sperm count ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kerala’s only tribal village under threat


April 18th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) Tucked away inside a heavily forested area, Kerala's only Scheduled Tribes (ST) panchayat Idamalakkudy is home to some of the world's most endangered plant species but ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Acting on stage as tough as childbirth: Julia Roberts


March 4th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Julia Roberts compares acting on stage to giving birth to a child, but at the same time she admits one can't stay ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

High demand for child care nurses in China


February 20th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) China may witness a baby boom this year following the common belief that children born in the Year of the Dragaon will be endowed with good ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘The Woman In Black’-Cliched, obvious and loud (IANS Movie)


February 17th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Woman In Black"; Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer and CiarĂ¡n Hinds; Director: James Watkins; Rating: ** 1/2Horror films, unlike science fiction are not supposed to be confined by logic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Woman gives birth on plane


January 4th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 4 (IANS) A Chinese woman gave birth to a baby girl on a flight from southwest Sichuan province to Wuhan.The young female crew members trained to handle in-flight ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man punches nurse for removing wife’s burqa


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) A muslim in France has been jailed after he punched a nurse who tried to remove his wife's veil during childbirth.Nassim Mimoune, 24, had already been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nasal spray could make you more outgoing


December 11th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 11 (IANS) Shy or introverted people who wish to hold their own in any social do could find their answers in a nasal spray. An intra-nasal form of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to enhance maternity benefits for women


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 23 (IANS) Women workers in China are likely to get better maternity benefits following new regulations being contemplated in the country.Under the new regulations, women will get longer ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bachchans upset with morphed pictures of newborn


November 19th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Pictures of Aishwarya Rai and her newborn baby girl have been doing the rounds on the internet. However, Ash's father-in-law, megastar Amitabh Bachchan and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No breaking news of Ash’s baby, skeleton coverage on TV


November 16th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The news of Aishwarya Rai's pregnancy and her star-studded baby shower grabbed print and electronic media coverage galore. But thanks to a 10-point directive ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stolen as infant, back as teen: Kashmiri twin’s tale (Feature)


September 25th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) His story would put Bollywood's lost and found tales to shame. Sarmad, a teenager, says he was sold for Rs.10,000 by a nurse in Srinagar's biggest ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kabul attacks not to intimidate US: Clinton


September 13th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday the suicide attacks targeting the US embassy in Kabul would not intimidate her country.Multiple blasts rocked the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Depressed mum kills kids


July 30th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A British woman suffocated her two kids to death after observing herself to have failed to be "the perfect mother", a court heard.Susan Talby killed her ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

World’s only Sanskrit daily turns 42 (Feature with images)


July 7th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 7 (IANS) Even as English and modern Indian language newspapers continue to flourish in the country, Sudharma, which claims to be the only Sanskrit newspaper in the world, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

New mothers in Australia suffer from trauma


June 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) About one third of all Australian women, with no history of mental illness, feel traumatised by childbirth and have to undergo counseling to ease their stress, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

750 Britons get one mn pounds as health compensation


May 31st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Around 750 patients in Britain have won pay-outs worth one million pounds each because of mistakes made by the National Health Service (NHS) over the past ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jessica Alba advices hypnobirthing


May 19th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba advices expectant mothers to take hypnobirthing classes which involves use of hypnosis during childbirth."It's different for everyone, although I do recommend the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

One in 10 UK parents sleep apart at baby’s birth


May 16th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) One in 10 parents sleep separately after their first baby's birth and more than a third sleep apart at some time during the first year to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Like humans, chimps too give birth to backward-facing babies


April 20th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): The pattern of childbirth, long thought to be a unique feature to humans - the arrival of the baby facing backwards relative to its mother - has now ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids of older women ‘fare better’


April 6th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 06 (ANI): An international study of children born to women over 40 has revealed that older mothers make better parents.Their offspring are less likely to be injured in accidents, less ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Women feel old at 29, men at 58


March 27th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) "You are as old as you feel", goes an old saying. A study now says women consider themselves old at 29, half the age of men ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Brit lesbian couple to open first gay-only fertility centre


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): A lesbian couple in UK are set to open Britain's first gay-only fertility centre, which costs just 9.99 pounds a month.Natalie Drew, 35, and Ashling Phillips, 32, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jodhpur pregnancy deaths: Post-mortem reveals infection


March 10th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, March 10 (IANS) The post-mortem report of one of the 15 women who died during childbirth at the government-run Umaid Hospital here last month has indicated infection as cause ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Childbirth more nerve-racking than marriage, buying a home


February 25th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): A survey has found that childbirth can be more nerve-racking than first-time sex, marriage, surgery or buying a house.The survey commissioned for a new police series called 'Rookie ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rs.85,000 to woman who conceived after surgery


February 25th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Feb 25 (IANS) A Lok Adalat (people's court) here has ordered the Rajasthan government to pay maintenance of Rs.85,000 to a woman who conceived a child even after undergoing sterlisation surgery ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Leftover’ Chinese singles are in the grip of depression


February 12th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): China's first mental health survey has revealed that more than 70 percent of urban Chinese singles getting nearer to their "expiry date" for marriage are in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

I would love to have a baby every day: Helena Bonham Carter


February 1st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Helena Bonham Carter has revealed that she looked forward to childbirth when she was pregnant because the epidurals she received put her in a calming, 'blissed-out' state.The 'Alice ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Curry ‘could provide a cure for the common cold’


January 20th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): An ingredient often used to make curry may be the key to fending off the cold virus.For centuries, mothers have used fenugreek, which is rich in antioxidants, to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New mums take 18 months to ‘feel like women again’ after giving birth


January 12th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): It takes an average of 18 months for a new mother to 'feel like a woman again' after childbirth, according to a poll of thousands of British women.In ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Conceiving again within a year trebles autism risk


January 10th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) Women who conceive within a year after giving birth could be putting their next child at increased risk of autism. Such babies are three times more likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe