Childbirth

Suffered postpartum depression once? You could have more episodes in subsequent births

Suffered postpartum depression once? You could have more episodes in subsequent births

Overall, about 5 percent to 15 percent of all mothers are diagnosed with depression after giving birth, the study team notes in PLoS Medicine.

Oct 02, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Meet the baby girl born mid-air on Turkish Airlines flight (See adorable pics)

Meet the baby girl born mid-air on Turkish Airlines flight (See adorable pics)

Nafi gave birth to ‘Kadiju’ mid-flight at an altitude of 13,000 meters (42,000 feet) with the help of the trained cabin crew and other several passengers.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:02 AM IST
Baby boy born in Pakistan has his heart outside body

Baby boy born in Pakistan has his heart outside body

Doctors, however, said that the infant's heart was functioning properly although he will require a surgery to place it inside his body. 

Mar 15, 2017, 13:44 PM IST
India joins 8 nations to improve quality of care around birth

India joins 8 nations to improve quality of care around birth

The WHO and other partners had launched the Quality of Care (QoC) Improvement Network around birth in February in Malawi.

Mar 10, 2017, 21:07 PM IST
Maternal mortality rates decline worldwide except US

Maternal mortality rates decline worldwide except US

The United States performs worse than any other developed nation when it comes to maternal death, according to State of the World's Mothers 2015, the most recent comprehensive report compiled by Save the Children, a 90-year old global organization advocating for kids' needs.

 

Mar 07, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
AIIMS nurse death: Consequences of delaying a necessary C-section

AIIMS nurse death: Consequences of delaying a necessary C-section

However, delaying a necessary C-section can cause severe or permanent medical complications to the mother and the baby or even death. 

Feb 22, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
Glucose supplements to women during childbirth may shorten labour time

Glucose supplements to women during childbirth may shorten labour time

A new study has found that glucose supplements given to women during childbirth, especially for the first birth, may shorten the labour time.

Jan 23, 2017, 21:27 PM IST
Gestational diabetes likely to elevate depression risk following childbirth

Gestational diabetes likely to elevate depression risk following childbirth

The study also found that among women with a history of depression, pre-gestational diabetes and mild preterm delivery increased the risk of postpartum depression.

Jan 19, 2017, 21:09 PM IST
Pregnant women at higher risk of suffering from urinary incontinence

Pregnant women at higher risk of suffering from urinary incontinence

Women who suffer from urinary incontinence are at a higher risk of it getting worse after childbirth, a study suggests.

Nov 10, 2016, 23:25 PM IST

US, Australia among world's most expensive countries to give birth!

A vaginal birth in Australia cost $6,775, while in America it was $10,232.

Sep 16, 2016, 09:06 AM IST

Watch - Incredible moment of mom's water birth that stuns internet!

A woman named Audra Lynn was filmed giving birth to her child via 'water birth, which has stunned the Internet.

Sep 15, 2016, 14:55 PM IST

New dads may face mental health risk: Research

Anxiety around the arrival of a new baby is just as common as postnatal depression, and the risks for men are nearly as high as for women, new research has found.

Nov 25, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

New dads too face mental health risk

Reviewing 43 separate studies, the researchers found anxiety before and after a child arrives is just as prevalent as depression, affecting around one in ten men.

Nov 25, 2015, 17:15 PM IST

New simple test detects post-pregnancy diabetes risk

 A team of researchers has come up with a simple test that can detect diabetes risk after pregnancy.

Oct 23, 2015, 09:24 AM IST

Men too experience antenatal blues

As per a recent study, antenatal depression affects men too, revealing that a first baby is a reality check as dads suddenly find they are no longer the centre of attention.

Oct 18, 2015, 15:38 PM IST
Stacy Keibler felt like a warrior during childbirth

Stacy Keibler felt like a warrior during childbirth

Former wrestler Stacy Keibler says she felt like a warrior when she was giving birth to her daughter Ava naturally last August.

Jul 17, 2015, 09:55 AM IST

Epilepsy may increase death risk during childbirth

Women with epilepsy may be at a higher risk for complications and death during childbirth, says a new study.

Jul 07, 2015, 15:30 PM IST

Women face sexual abuse even during childbirth: WHO

Women face both physical and sexual abuse in health facilities during childbirth, a study by the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows.

Jul 02, 2015, 17:28 PM IST

More people sick in urban areas than rural areas: NSSO Survey

The number of people reporting sick is more in urban India compared to rural areas, whereas the un-treated spell is more in rural India, a NSSO survey said today.

Jun 30, 2015, 22:53 PM IST
Drew Barrymore feels like kangaroo after childbirth

Drew Barrymore feels like kangaroo after childbirth

Actress Drew Barrymore, who has two daughters doesn't feel confident about her curves anymore. In fact, she feels like a kangaroo!

Mar 27, 2015, 09:56 AM IST