Gestation

Pregnant women, take tips! Here's how to avoid child disabilities during gestation

Pregnant women, take tips! Here's how to avoid child disabilities during gestation

We hear fancy new names and disabilities develop in kids these days and according to medical research, syndromes like autism, ADHD, acalculia, etc. are one the rise.

Mar 26, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

New finding confirms link between chemical in plastic and cancer

Researchers have found liver tumours in mice exposed to the Bisphenol A (BPA) - chemical present in plastic - via their mothers during gestation and nursing.

Feb 04, 2014, 14:51 PM IST

Babies explore their own bodies while in womb

A new research has revealed that babies explore their bodies as part of their development and even learn how to anticipate touch while still in the womb.

Oct 09, 2013, 18:48 PM IST

Babies begin hearing syllables in the womb

Researchers have claimed that babies decipher speech as early as three months before birth.

Feb 26, 2013, 13:21 PM IST

Exercise benefits found for pregnant women with high BP

A new study has found that regular exercise before and during pregnancy could have beneficial effects for women that develop high blood pressure during gestation – contrary to previous research that suggested otherwise.

Nov 17, 2012, 18:08 PM IST

Babies in womb can feel pain at 35 weeks

Babies can distinguish pain from general touch after around 35 to 37 weeks of gestation, just before they are born.

Sep 09, 2011, 18:04 PM IST