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Non-availability of drug puts HIV positive pregnant women, babies at risk in Mysuru

It has been over one-and-a-half month since nevarapine, the drug prescribed for pregnant women and the newborn has gone out of stock at the hospitals here.

published on : 19th September 2018

Bombay HC turns down rape survivor's plea to terminate pregnancy

The petitioner had approached the court last week seeking that she be permitted to medically terminate the pregnancy despite the medical panel's recommendation.

published on : 11th September 2018

How to have a pain-free labour

There are various methods available to women and a few these, such as TENS, Laughing Gas, Acupuncture, Hypnotherapy and Epidurals are discussed below.

published on : 6th September 2018

Coming back from pregnancy harder than I thought, says Serena Williams

Williams reached the quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows for a 10th consecutive appearance, she wasn't there last year because she gave birth to her daughter during the tournament.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Twelve tips for a healthy motherhood

Thus, it is important to take care of oneself, especially during the early months after delivery. Being a new mom can be highly stressful as it is a 24 x 7 job.

published on : 25th August 2018

Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi announce pregnancy

The announcement comes after months of speculation, and several appearances in flowing and loose attire making the paparazzi wonder whether it was an attempt to hide the bump.

published on : 25th August 2018

West Bengal court rescues teen rape survivor by approving abortion plea

The 15-year-old girl was raped by an acquaintance in June at Nabagram.

published on : 23rd August 2018

'Insecticide DDT may increase autism risk in babies'

The researchers found the odds of autism with intellectual disability in offspring were increased by greater than twofold for the mother's DDE levels.

published on : 16th August 2018

Artificial placenta created in lab using 3D printing

The placenta ensures the exchange of important substances between the mother and her unborn child, whilst simultaneously blocking other substances from passing through.

published on : 15th August 2018

Teen pregnancy epidemic feeds Mozambique's population boom

Mozambique's child marriage and teen pregnancy rates are among the highest in the world, a driving factor in the population explosion in this poverty-plagued southern African nation.

published on : 13th August 2018

Permission granted to minor girl to abort foetus

Following the request of the girl, Madurai Bench of Madras High Court ordered abortion for a 16-year-old girl who carries a 15-16 weeks foetus. 

published on : 2nd August 2018

Madurai Bench of Madras High Court orders abortion for 16-year-old girl who sought to end pregnancy

The victim who was kidnapped and married by a man inside a car expressed that she intended to continue her studies.

published on : 1st August 2018

Woman sues doctors for ‘wrongly diagnosing’ tumour as pregnancy

A woman, alleged that she was wrongly diagnosed for a tumour in her abdomen as pregnancy by doctors of Kasturba Government Maternity Hospital at Triplicane.

published on : 29th July 2018

Pain of Labouring under Do-it-yourself delusion

28 year-old K Krithiga was determined to have a natural delivery. While her family waited in hope till the last minute for Krithiga to change her mind, her death after delivering is shocking.

published on : 29th July 2018

Tamil Nadu man held for causing wife’s death during unassisted home birth

Husband of the Tirupur woman, who died after a professionally-unassisted home birth went awry, was arrested on Friday for causing her death due to negligence.

published on : 28th July 2018
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