newborns

Newborns under stress feel more pain but don't express it

Newborns under stress feel more pain but don't express it

Stressed newborn babies brains show a heightened response to pain, but the baby is unlikely to express it by crying, a study reveals.

Dec 04, 2017, 17:28 PM IST
Pre-pregnancy obesity increases autism risk in newborns

Pre-pregnancy obesity increases autism risk in newborns

The findings suggested that autism risk increased up to 36 percent and Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADHD) risk increased up to 62 percent for the babies of obese women.

Nov 25, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
IVF babies at greater heart disease risk, says study

IVF babies at greater heart disease risk, says study

 Increased risk of congenital heart defects in newborns when women become pregnant via in vitro fertilization

Nov 23, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
How breastmilk helps combat food allergies in newborns

How breastmilk helps combat food allergies in newborns

These protective cells also persist after antibodies from the mother are gone, promoting long-term tolerance to the food.

Nov 21, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
World Prematurity Day: Smog in India can be venom for your preemie

World Prematurity Day: Smog in India can be venom for your preemie

One out of every four premature deaths in India in 2015, or some 2.5 million, was attributed to pollution, according to the study released in October by The Lancet Medical Journal.

Nov 17, 2017, 08:45 AM IST
India among five countries responsible for 50% newborn deaths

India among five countries responsible for 50% newborn deaths

Despite the progress, neonatal deaths defined as deaths during the first 28 days of life accounted for 46 percent or 7,000 every day.

Oct 20, 2017, 11:31 AM IST
Moms-to-be beware! Taking antibiotics during pregnancy may up risk of birth defects in babies

Moms-to-be beware! Taking antibiotics during pregnancy may up risk of birth defects in babies

A new study has revealed that women should not take certain antibiotics during their preganancy as it increases the risk of major birth defects in newborn.

Jul 19, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
Newborn baby nibbled by rats at Rajasthan hospital

Newborn baby nibbled by rats at Rajasthan hospital

The incident occurred on Monday at MG Hospital in Banswara, which is over 500 km from state capital Jaipur. 

Jun 13, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Here's why you shouldn't sleep next to your baby

Here's why you shouldn't sleep next to your baby

They found that babies who shared a room at four months were more likely to have a blanket, pillow or other unapproved object that could increase chances of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), the sudden unexplained death of a child less than one year of age.

Jun 09, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
Maternal sleep apnea may elevate birth defects in infants

Maternal sleep apnea may elevate birth defects in infants

Obstructive sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder which occurs when a person's throat muscles intermittently relax and block the airways during sleep and causes breathing to repeatedly stop and start during sleep.

Jun 04, 2017, 12:50 PM IST
Micronutrients deficiency most prevalent health condition among newborns: Experts

Micronutrients deficiency most prevalent health condition among newborns: Experts

Every day, over 6,000 children die in India under the age of five and more than half of these deaths are caused by micronutrient malnutrition-primarily due to lack of Vitamin A, iron, iodine, zinc and folic acid.

Jun 03, 2017, 12:40 PM IST
Newborn baby walking immediately after birth has social media in awe! - WATCH VIDEO

Newborn baby walking immediately after birth has social media in awe! - WATCH VIDEO

The video that went viral as soon as it was posted, shows a newborn baby – just fresh out of its mother's womb – draped over a nurse's arm and actually balancing on its feet and walking on the bed as if it's the most common thing ever!

May 28, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Premature newborns' vital signs to be monitored by new wireless camera system

Premature newborns' vital signs to be monitored by new wireless camera system

The optical system cameras are sensitive enough to detect minute changes in skin colour.

Apr 10, 2017, 23:44 PM IST
Parents, take note! Pram covers necessary for babies

Parents, take note! Pram covers necessary for babies

Primarily, the work of the research group identified that traffic intersections and bus stops emerged as pollution hotspots, with high levels of both coarse (PM2.5-10) and fine (PM2.5) particles.

Mar 10, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
Stress before pregnancy may lead to eczema in infants

Stress before pregnancy may lead to eczema in infants

The study from the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, is the first to link preconception maternal stress to the risk of atopic eczema in the child.

Mar 04, 2017, 12:15 PM IST

World Breastfeeding Week: Foods nursing mothers should not eat!

 Here are some foods that breastfeeding moms should avoid ast babies often object to these foods.

Aug 01, 2016, 09:48 AM IST

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.

May 15, 2016, 15:40 PM IST

Newborns can't actually copy our gestures

After testing young infants repeatedly over their first couple of months, researchers found no evidence at all that very young infants are capable of imitation.
 

May 07, 2016, 15:13 PM IST

Vaginal seeding: What is it and why is it an unsafe practice?

This method was applied for caesarean babies since studies showed that the process can partially reduce the difference between the biomes of babies delivered by different methods.

Feb 28, 2016, 14:32 PM IST

New mechanism to prevent heart defects in newborns identified

Scientists have discovered natural triggers that could reduce the chance of life-threatening, congenital heart defects among newborns.

Jan 09, 2016, 13:52 PM IST