Drug controller says didn’t ban condom, but only wanted students counselled

Doctors and psychologists also said that the right age to be indulging in sexual activities is a social concept.

published on : 21st January 2023

Contraceptive ban for teens may lead to unwanted pregnancies: Experts

He however added that from population control and spread of STIs point of view, the KDCD supports use of condoms among adults.

published on : 20th January 2023

SC asks AIIMS to examine if 29 weeks pregnancy can be terminated

A bench of CJI DY Chandrachud, Justices PS Narasimha and JB Pardiwala directed the hospital to submit a report to the bench pursuant for medical examination today. 

published on : 19th January 2023

Naomi Osaka announces pregnancy and promises return in 2024

The 25-year-old Osaka has not played a tennis match since September and her withdrawal from the Australian Open, which starts next week, had puzzled many observers.

published on : 12th January 2023

Delhi: ‘Miraculous’ delivery of baby after complicated IVF pregnancy

According to the hospital authority, the mother got labour pain on the night of December 30 and was taken to the hospital after carrying the baby for 30 weeks.

published on : 3rd January 2023

Uttarakhand HC permits teenage rape survivor to terminate 25-week pregnancy

The HC cited the decisions of the Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court permitting an abortion in such cases and the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act of 1971.

published on : 8th December 2022

Delhi High Court allows medical termination of 33-week pregnancy

She has understood as to what termination of pregnancy entails at such an advanced stage.

published on : 7th December 2022

'Choice of mother': Delhi High Court allows termination of 33-week pregnancy

The court clarified that prior to undergoing termination, the informed consent of the petitioner would be taken and she would undergo the procedure at her own risk.

published on : 6th December 2022

Pregnancy termination: Delhi HC raps LNJP for citing polls for delay in medical examination of woman

As per the medical opinion, the abnormality was life-long and would subject the child to seizures etc, owing to immature cerebral development.

published on : 6th December 2022

NHRC seeks report on pregnancy of minor girls

The apex rights body has asked the chief secretary to send the report while acting on a petition and rejoinders filed by activist and Supreme Court lawyer Radhakanta Tripathy on the issue.

published on : 22nd November 2022

TV presenter Archana Vijaya flaunts her "birthday" baby bump

Archana, who has been married to businessman Dheeraj Puri, announced her pregnancy in August 2022.

published on : 18th November 2022

Ranked last, healthcare in Tenkasi cries for attention

Around 1,500 pregnant women require Ante-Natal Care (ANC) each month across the district.

published on : 17th November 2022

3 out of every 5 child brides went through teenage pregnancy: Report

The study claimed that only 16 per cent parents and parents-in-law and 34 per cent of child brides or grooms are aware of the negative consequences of child marriage.

published on : 15th November 2022

Karnataka HC allows terminating minor rape victim’s pregnancy

Recording it, the court directed the Medical Superintendent of Vani Vilas Hospital to carry out the procedure and the state will have to bear the cost.

published on : 12th November 2022

Procreate or abort is woman’s choice: Kerala HC

News of the pregnancy left her mentally and emotionally disturbed, said the petition, adding that the classmate with whom she was in a relationship, had left the country for higher studies.

published on : 5th November 2022

Lupin gets USFDA nod for generic oral contraceptive pill 

The company has received tentative approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its abbreviated new drug application (ANDA), Drospirenone Tablets in 4 mg strength, said the drug maker.

published on : 4th November 2022

Bombay HC directs hospital to submit report on minor rape victim seeking to terminate pregnancy 

Under the provisions of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, termination of pregnancy post the 20-week period is not allowed unless permission is taken from the high court.

published on : 31st October 2022

Pregnancy posts by actors Parvathy, Nithya Menen intrigue fans

The actors took social media by storm as fans thought they were announcing their pregnancies. It was understood later that the posts were part of their new film helmed by Anjali Menon.

published on : 29th October 2022

Expecting during winter? Here are some things you can do

Any illness during pregnancy can stress your body additionally and can have harmful effects on your growing baby and should thus be prevented at all costs

published on : 26th October 2022

Covid led to rise in pregnancy emergencies

The Covid pandemic affected perinatal and neonatal stages for pregnant mothers, leading to neonatal morbidity and mortality.

published on : 10th October 2022
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