A recent study has explored the new international standards for fetal growth and newborn size, which give the first accurate measurements of ideal growth and development from conception to birth.
Expecting mothers may take note that exposure to some common germ killers used in cosmetics can lead to reproductive problem and may even affect the size of your newborn, a study shows.
Newborn care units across the country are being scaled up under the National Rural Health Mission in association with UNICEF to address monitoring gaps in the quality of service at these facilities, an official said Tuesday.
A new study has revealed that skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby in the delivery room is linked positively to an increased likelihood for exclusive breastfeeding.
A 40-year-old UK expat woman has given birth to the biggest baby ever born naturally in Spain, a girl weighing 6.2 kilogrammes - almost twice the size of an average newborn.
A delayed clamping of the umbilical cord after birth can benefit newborn babies, according to a new study.
Paternal instinct! Fathers are just as good as mothers at identifying the unique cries of their babies, a new study has found.
A day after she was born, a newborn girl was abandoned by her parents, who left on the pretext of arranging money for payment of hospital bills.
A newborn was on Wednesday stolen from Wadia Hospital in Central Mumbai, police said.
Keeping the mother and her newborn in the same room every hour of the day encourages breastfeeding at least in the short term, researchers say.
World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated from August 1 to 7 each year in more than 170 countries to promote breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world.
Zamfara State AG Garba Gajam said that the baby was one of many so-called "ghost workers" found to be getting salaries without performing a job.
A mother`s constant touch is vital for the well being of a newborn but the practice of separation immediately after birth could be stressful.
Cytomegalovirus is a common viral infection that causes flu-like or no symptoms in healthy people. However, it can cause problems if the infection occurs for the first time during pregnancy.
A Philippine woman has acknowledged
giving birth to a baby on a flight and then abandoning him in
the trash on board the plane, a lawmaker said on Thursday.
Australian researchers said on Friday they had debunked the myth that a women`s ability to think was impaired by pregnancy and mothering a newborn -- a condition commonly referred to as "baby brain".
Newborns start learning language in the womb – and their cries reflect the language their parents speak, say researchers.
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