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COVID vaccinated pregnant women pass protection to newborns: Study

The study authors observed the highest levels of antibodies in cord blood of mothers who were fully vaccinated

26 Sep 2021 2:10 PM

Covid-positive mums can breastfeed, says Centre's new advisory

It has now been approved that women can take COVID-19 vaccines even during pregnancy

27 Jul 2021 7:07 AM

Pregnant women in India now eligible for Covid vaccination

Till now, all groups except pregnant women were eligible for Covid vaccination

02 Jul 2021 7:14 PM

Many pregnant women have low nutritional levels

Study highlights pregnant women often lacking adequate nutrition.

05 Dec 2019 6:45 PM

Pregnant women in Delhi fear for health of unborn child

Mothers-to-be fear for their unborn in smog-choked Delhi.

09 Nov 2019 1:00 PM


Zumba like a mama

A heavily pregnant zumba instructor has a few cool moves for mommies-to-be.

08 Sep 2019 12:38 AM

Does counseling help obese pregnant women manage extra kilos?

Excessive weight gain during pregnancy is a cause of worry for both mother and child.

16 Jan 2019 4:37 PM

Pregnant women at higher risk of flu complications

Findings also stated that even extremely obese people are at high risk of the complications.

20 Dec 2018 10:03 AM

Pregnant women who take paracetamol could lower child's IQ, raise risk of autism

Findings conclude that balance of hormones in the uterus are altered by taking paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen (APAP).

19 Nov 2018 7:09 PM

Eating oily fish reduces risk of premature birth for pregnant women, says study

According to the study, eating more salmon, mackerel, tuna, cod and haddock can benefit both mum and baby’s health.

04 Aug 2018 12:31 PM


No childbirth since 400 years in MP village, locals call it 'cursed'

Residents believe that if a woman tries to give birth in village, child will either be deformed or the mother or child will die.

11 May 2018 2:33 PM

‘Unrealistic’ standards of labour

We get celebrities to give their take on a current issue each week and lend their perspective to a much-discussed topic.

19 Feb 2018 12:24 AM

Blood pressure drug may help prevent type 1 diabetes: study

The research spanned 10 years and its efficacy was shown in mice and in 20 type 1 diabetes patients who took part in a clinical trial. 

17 Feb 2018 3:34 PM

Pregnant mothers, stay away from those low-carb diets

A study has found expecting women switching to diets such as Paleo, Keto increases risk of birth defects.

03 Feb 2018 2:22 AM

Pot-smoking on the rise among US pregnant women

Across all age groups, marijuana use during pregnancy increased from 4 percent at the start of the study to 7 percent by the end.

27 Dec 2017 1:47 PM


‘Air pollution from traffic puts unborn babies at health risk’

Pregnant women exposed to air pollution from road traffic are more likely to give birth to babies that are underweight or smaller.

08 Dec 2017 6:47 AM

Mantri makes 300 pregnant women wait for 2 hours

A lady among them even collapsed even before the arrival of the minister.

05 Dec 2017 1:10 AM

India tops list with highest number of pregnant women having deadly Strep bacteria globally

Top 5 countries with pregnant women having Group B Streptococcus (GBS) worldwide are: India, China, Nigeria, US and Indonesia.

07 Nov 2017 8:35 AM

Four move Supreme Court for aborting abnormal foetus

The SC granted permission to one of them, a 21-year-old Mumbai homemaker to abort her foetus.

29 Jul 2017 2:29 AM

Brain tumour among children on the rise in India

Brain tumour is a cancerous or a non-cancerous mass of growth of abnormal cells in the brain and is a leading cause of death in India.

10 Jul 2017 2:57 AM