Pregnancy

Thrissur General Hospital sets example in caring for Covid positive pregnant women

The General Hospital has now welcomed the 100th baby born there to Covid-affected women, all of whom recovered from the disease.

published on : 20th September 2021

Woman sues China's reproductive health law for right to freeze her eggs

Teresa Xu s suing Beijing Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital at Capital Medical University, a public hospital that forbid her from freezing her eggs, citing national law.

published on : 17th September 2021

US study finds mothers' diabetes may lead to birth defects

A study has found that maternal diabetes, even when controlled with insulin and blood sugar levels are kept mostly in check, can cause permanent damage to the fetus.

published on : 14th September 2021

C-section four times higher among women with college degrees: Study

The scientific paper says that while 35.8% women with college degrees had babies born through C section, this rate was only 8.9% in women with no formal education.

published on : 2nd September 2021

COVID fallout and pregnancy: Delivery dilemma amid raging pandemic

“After spending lakhs at several IVF centres, we finally found our happiness. Pandemic and lockdown may not have been good for many.

published on : 30th August 2021

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost welcome first baby together

Over the last weekend, Jost briefly mentioned Johansson's pregnancy news during a stand-up performance at The Ridgefield Playhouse in Connecticut.

published on : 19th August 2021

Domestic violence ground for pregnancy termination, says HC; allows woman to abort 23-week-old foetus

The current Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act does not permit termination of a pregnancy beyond 20 weeks, unless it poses health risks for the foetus and the mother.

published on : 18th August 2021

COVID-19 during pregnancy linked with higher risk of preterm birth: Lancet study

Researchers at University of California, San Francisco found that the risk of very preterm birth, which occurs at less than 32 weeks of gestation, was 60% for people infected with COVID-19.

published on : 10th August 2021

No increase in preterm births or stillbirths due to COVID-19: Study

International studies are now underway to help understand the impact of COVID-19 on pregnancy and childbirth around the globe. 

published on : 4th August 2021

Gujarat: COVID patient dies day after hospital collects his sperm as per HC order

The 32-year-old man was on life support at Sterling Hospital as he was suffering from multi-organ failure following coronavirus infection.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Gujarat HC orders collection of critical COVID-19-patient's sample as wife wants child

The HC issued the order issued on Tuesday, considering it as an "extraordinary urgent situation".

published on : 21st July 2021

Pregnancy after 30? You can make it happen

There’s no doubt that the risks and complications are higher. But with a good diet and healthy lifestyle, women can plan a late pregnancy. Experts tell us how        

published on : 21st July 2021

Neha Dhupia, Angad Bedi announce second pregnancy

Neha Dhupia and Angan Bedi who were blessed with a baby daughter in 2018, took to their respective social media accounts and shared the news.

published on : 19th July 2021

Police complaint filed against actress Kareena Kapoor in Maharashtra over book title

Alpha Omega Christian Mahasangh president Ashish Shinde submitted the complaint at the Shivaji Nagar Police Station in Beed over the book, which has a second author.

published on : 14th July 2021

Zika the new bug, avoid pregnancy for now

Zika virus is caused by the bite of the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopiticus mosquitoes, and primarily impacts pregnant women, causing neurological disorders in the foetus.

published on : 13th July 2021
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