Newborn babies

Lack of oxygen kills 49 newborn babies in 30 days in Farrukhabad hospital

Shocking! 49 new born babies died in 30 days in Farrukhabad hospital

Sep 04, 2017, 12:13 PM IST

Newborns sense touch differently: Study

Infants in the first four months of life apparently feel that touch and wiggle their feet without connecting the sensation to you, researchers found.

Oct 20, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

Japan newborn babies in 2014 fewest on record: Government

 Japan`s estimated number of newborn babies last year fell to 1.001 million, the lowest figure on record, further contributing to the ageing and shrinking of the country`s population, official data showed Thursday.

Jan 01, 2015, 11:03 AM IST

Delaying cutting of umbilical cord by 2 minutes good for newborns

Scientists have claimed that delay in cutting of the umbilical cord by 2 minutes makes newborns develop better in their first days of their lives.

Dec 16, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

Babies' brains grow rapidly

Human brains develop rapidly after birth, reaching half their adult size within just three months, according to a new study which also found that male brains grow more quickly than those of female babies.

Sep 12, 2014, 17:39 PM IST

5.5 million newborn and stillborn babies die every year

New data on global newborn deaths and stillbirths show 5.5 million "invisible deaths" every year.

May 20, 2014, 13:05 PM IST

Faster growing babies have higher IQ: Study

Newborn babies who grow faster in the first four weeks are likely to have a higher IQ later in life, a new study has found.

Jun 19, 2013, 17:01 PM IST

Polish woman arrested over deaths of her 5 babies

A prosecutor says a Polish woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing at least five of her newborn babies.

Nov 02, 2012, 23:20 PM IST

Newborn death rates decrease worldwide: WHO

Global death rates among newborns under one month old are dropping but developing nations, including India, are still reporting a disproportionately high level of such deaths, a study by the World Health Organisation showed.

Sep 01, 2011, 08:44 AM IST

Killings of newborn babies on the rise in Pakistan

Over 1,000 infants were killed or abandoned to die in Pakistan last year.

Jan 17, 2011, 16:21 PM IST