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Maternal depression may increase risk of social-emotional problems in kids

Maternal depression may increase risk of social-emotional problems in kids

A new study has found that mothers with early and chronic depression may increase the risk of kids developing social-emotional problems.

Good news for Mothers: Govt likely to add more funds in Budget for maternity benefit scheme

Good news for Mothers: Govt likely to add more funds in Budget for maternity benefit scheme

In what could be a major boost for gender equality and mothers in particular, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely hike allocation for the Ministry of Women and Child Development by 20 percent with an emphasis on universalising the maternity benefit scheme.

Natural breast augmentation absolutely safe for young mothers: Doctors

Natural breast augmentation absolutely safe for young mothers: Doctors

Natural Breast Augmentation -- a procedure where the breasts' size is increased by transferring fat -- is completely safe for young mothers as lactation and other functions are preserved, doctors said on Saturday.
 

Women who become mothers at or after 25 live longer, says study

Women who become mothers at or after 25 live longer, says study

The study by researchers at University of California San Diego in the US is the first to look at age at first child-birth in relation to longevity.

Childhood bullying may lead to obesity

Childhood bullying may lead to obesity

 Children who are bullied in primary and secondary school are nearly twice as likely to be overweight at the age of 18 than non-bullied children, finds a study.

Parenting can be more straining for mothers: Study

Parenting can be more straining for mothers: Study

A new study conducted at the Cornell University shows that while both the parents enjoy spending time with their children, managing them carries more strain for mothers.

Mother's marijuana use may harm foetus' growth

 Mothers' exposure to cannabinoid -- compound found in marijuana -- either smoked or eaten in candy bars, may affect the development of babies in the womb, researchers say.

Maternal diabetes may up health risks in babies

Babies born to mothers with gestational diabetes (which develops during pregnancy) or pre-gestational diabetes (prior to pregnancy) may be at an increased risk of developing malformations, abnormal size, jaundice and low blood sugar, says a new study.

Shocking! Here priest slept with more than 100 girls and mothers allowed it – Know why

Shocking! Here priest slept with more than 100 girls and mothers allowed it – Know why

In a recent interview to a television channel, one of the holy men claimed to have had sex with more than 100 girls and women.

Helicopter parenting may up depression risk in your kids

Students who had mothers who allowed them more autonomy reported higher life satisfaction, physical health and self-efficacy. 

Good news for mothers! Now Railways to provide baby food at stations

Good news for mothers! Now Railways to provide baby food at stations

Named as Janani Sewa, railways will ensure availability of essential items like hot milk and water at stations under the scheme.

Planning a baby shower? Here's how you can nail the perfect look

Planning a baby shower? Here's how you can nail the perfect look

Work on the eyes, highlight your cheek bones and contour your face well with bronzer to get the perfect 'mommy to be' look, says an expert.

Mother's Day: Popular TV celebs recall moments when they made their mothers' proud

Mother's Day: Popular TV celebs recall moments when they made their mothers' proud

Here’s taking a look at what some of the most popular faces on Indian TV have to say about Mother’s Day.

NASA-inspired 'miracle suit' helps new mothers survive blood loss

NASA-inspired 'miracle suit' helps new mothers survive blood loss

Zee Media Bureau

Washington: This 'miracle suit' inspired from NASA research on inflated anti-gravity suit or G-suit is saving new mothers across the globe from death.

BEWARE! Rice products may increase risk of urinary arsenic in infants!

 A new study suggests that infants who consume rice and it's product are more prone to have higher urinary arsenic concentrations than those who do not eat any type of rice.

Does sexual aggression change female brain?

Women who experience sexual violence are more likely to suffer from depression, PTSD and other mood disorders.

Hormonal therapy may treat postnatal depression

Treatment with a hormone that plays an important role in labour and breast-feeding can improve behaviour of mothers suffering from postnatal depression, a common disorder affecting 10 to 20 percent of mothers, says a study.

Mother shouldn't discuss weight issue with daughters

If you want your daughter to shed a few pounds, better abstain from saying it in so many words and if you have to, do bring in your own weight concerns to the discussion, suggests new research.

Singing is more effective than talking for soothing crying babies

Researchers deliberately chose a language and music that would be unfamiliar to the babies.