pregnancy and birth

A white ribbon flutters towards safe motherhood in Rajasthan (With Images)

April 29th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, April 29 (IANS) Will the baby live? Will the mother survive childbirth? Not very long ago, it was left to fate to decide how a pregnant woman and her ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Link between low birth weight and H1N1 flu revealed

May 3rd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Two research papers have shown that women who contracted H1N1 were more likely to give birth to lower birth weight babies as compared with women who had "influenza-like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India has world’s highest number of still-births: Lancet

April 14th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) A total of 22 babies were born dead out of every 1,000 births in India in 2009, the highest number of still-births in the world, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Emotional understanding may prevent depression among new mums

January 24th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Building up an emotional connect may help healthcare workers combat depression among people, say researchers.The joy of having a baby is often accompanied by depression among new mums."The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Trained health workers can prevent baby blues

January 23rd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Health workers trained to take emotions more seriously may prevent depression among women during pregnancy and after giving birth, says a recent study. Though having a baby is ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Majority of Americans favour sex education in schools

June 20th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): While a majority of Americans are in favour of sex education lessons in schools, nearly a third are against talking about homosexuality.These findings have surfaced following a Fox ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

British woman becomes first-time mother at 66

May 28th, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (DPA) A 66-year-old businesswoman was Thursday reported to have become Britain's oldest mother after giving birth to her first child, a healthy baby boy. Media reports said Elizabeth Adeney, who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aspirin may not help women undergoing IVF conceive

November 14th, 2007 - 2:46 am ICT by admin

Posted in World |