Pregnant women

Karnataka hospital completes 50 deliveries of COVID-19 positive women

With the recent studies showing the risk of coronavirus infections in new-born babies, the hospital took stringent measures to ensure that the mother and baby are healthy and are COVID-free.

published on : 8th October 2020

Smriti Irani tables 'diet chart for pregnant women' in LS; Initiative taken on Speaker's request

In November 2019, Speaker Om Birla has asked the minister to prepare a diet chart for pregnant women and provide it to all members for circulation in their respective constituencies.

published on : 15th September 2020

877 newborns, 61 pregnant women die in Meghalaya in 4 months as hospitals fight COVID-19

He said most of the women died because they were not admitted to hospitals or health centres for institutional delivery.

published on : 29th August 2020

Pregnant women avoid check-ups, put themselves, babies at risk

Doctors have found that pregnant women are not making frequent visits to hospitals for antenatal care and regular screenings, due to the fear of contracting Covid-19.

published on : 27th August 2020

Tiruchy govt hospital handles deliveries of 100 Covid positive women

MGMGH dean Dr K Vanitha, said that 22 of the deliveries were normal and 78 were C-sections.

published on : 19th August 2020

57 babies born in COVID-19 hospitals of Ganjam district

As many as 57 babies have been born at Covid hospitals in Ganjam district since the coronavirus outbreak.

published on : 14th August 2020

Expectant mothers long for a warm embrace

Curbs on travel and other lockdown restrictions have deprived mothers-to-be of the love and care of their moms.

published on : 8th August 2020

Can a pregnant mother spread coronavirus to her fetus?

Many viruses can cross the placenta and infect a fetus in the womb, and evidence has been growing that the coronavirus sometimes can too.

published on : 6th August 2020

Mysuru hospital helps Covid-infected women deliver 52 virus-free babies

A team of gynecologists, surgeon, anesthetist and a pediatrician from the Cheluvamba Hospital are rendering service along with trained nurses.

published on : 2nd August 2020

Not all pregnant women going to hospitals need to undergo COVID-19 test, AAP govt tells Delhi HC

Only those coming from hotspots or those who have had contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 are tested for the viral infection, the government has said.

published on : 15th July 2020

Process requests by pregnant women for COVID-19 tests, results quickly: HC tells Delhi government

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan said there ought not to be any time lag between request for testing, sample collection and declaration of results. 

published on : 9th July 2020

Hospitals setting up separate OTs for Covid-19 positive pregnant women

In another case at KC General Hospital on Sunday, a pregnant women who was already tested positive did not reveal her status to the medical staff till the C-section was done.

published on : 8th July 2020

US officials change coronavirus risk groups, add pregnant women

Pregnant women joined the list on the same day a CDC report found they accounted for about 9% of lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in women of childbearing age.

published on : 26th June 2020

NCW chief writes to Health Minister on plight of pregnant women during COVID-19 pandemic

The Commission said that it is a matter of "great concern" and a note has been taken regarding the lapse on the part of hospitals and authorities in these crucial times.

published on : 9th June 2020

NHRC seeks UP government report over medical apathy towards two pregnant women in Noida

The news reports, if true, raise serious issue of violation of human rights as the state authorities have failed to ensure right to life and medical care to its citizens, the NHRC said

published on : 8th June 2020
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