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Premature babies at great risk of dying from sudden infant death syndrome: Study

Premature babies at great risk of dying from sudden infant death syndrome: Study

The researchers found that infants born between 24 to 27 weeks had a more than three times higher chance than babies born full term of dying before their first birthday of a sudden unexpected infant death, which is comprised of SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths.

Indian children healthier than ever, but other nations doing better: Survey

Indian children healthier than ever, but other nations doing better: Survey

There has been similar improvement in almost all childhood health indicators, pointing to the fact that many Indian children are doing better than they ever have.

Infant Mortality Rate: Kerala safest state for newborns in India; IMR down to 6

Infant Mortality Rate: Kerala safest state for newborns in India; IMR down to 6

According to the latest data released by National Family Health Survey (NFHS) for the year 2015-16, the Infant Mortality Rate - the number of children under the age of 1 who die for every 1,000 born – has been reduced to six.

Sleeping beside your baby can cause cot death

Sleeping beside your baby can cause cot death

New-born babies should be put to bed in the same bedroom as their parents but not on the same bed for the first year of their life.

Five newborns die in Rajasthan hospital

Five newborns admitted to the neonatal unit of JLN Government Hospital in Ajmer have died since last night, prompting authorities to start a probe.

Seasonal influenza vaccination cuts stillbirth risk by half

The findings not only support the safety of influenza vaccination during pregnancy, but also suggest that vaccination protects against stillbirth.

Three infant deaths reported in Malda hospital in West Bengal

With this, ten infants have died at the hospital in the last 72 hours.

WHO target cesarean delivery rate may be `too low`

Two new studies have challenged the three decades of public-health wisdom, suggesting that the international guideline on the optimal rate of cesarean delivery is too low.

Infant deaths: Bengal suspends, transfers Kolkata hospital staff

The bereaved parents also accused the hospital of misleading on the cause of the death in the death certificate.