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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.

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.

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.
 

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.

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.

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.

'Newborns shouldn't be given formula immediately after birth'

Breastfeeding is definitely not an easy task, and it is even more challenging when mothers are working.

Ultrasound may detect signs of preterm labour

Ultrasound techniques may be able to detect cervical stiffness changes that indicate an increased risk of preterm labour in pregnant women, an international team of researchers has found.

How mother's diet changes 'tastebuds' of newborn's heart

Taste receptors have been found to exist outside the mouth, at sites including the heart, where both bitter and umami - or savoury - receptors have been identified.

Baby's first stool can help predict future IQ score

Analysis of a newborn`s first stool can alert doctors whether a child is at risk of problems with intelligence and reasoning, new research shows.

French mother gets 9 years in prison for killing 8 newborns

A Frenchwoman accused of killing eight of her newborns over more than a decade has been sentenced to nine years in prison after a dramatic murder trial.

French woman goes on trial for deaths of 8 of her babies

A French woman is on trial accused of suffocating eight of her newborns, after she told investigators that she had feared they were children of a long, incestuous relationship with her father.

Finnish mum gets life for killing five newborns

A Finnish court on Monday sentenced a 36-year-old woman to life in prison for killing her five newborns between 2005 and 2013 and hiding them in a freezer.

Google Glass to help mothers monitor newborns

A US hospital is set to use Google Glass to enable mothers stay in contact with their newborns even after the infants are shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU).

'Poor sanitation conditions killing mothers, newborns'

 Lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene in birth settings is killing mothers and newborns in the developing world, shows a new study.

Parents want genome sequencing for newborns

A study has suggested that most parents, irrespective of personal demographic background, are keen to have genomic sequencing for their newborns that will help doctors devise personalised medicine to guide therapeutic intervention.

Special report: Newborns' life at risk in neonatal ICU's?

Zee Media shows you how safe is your premature baby in the neonatal intensive care units of Indian hospitals!

Himachal starts free ambulance service for pregnant women, newborns

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday flagged off 45 ambulances under the first phase of the Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram, the national initiative of the health ministry to benefit pregnant women and newborns.

Measles eradication efforts stalled; 6.4 million newborns do not get vaccine anually: WHO

Measles can be prevented through vaccination, but nearly 6.4 million newborns are still not being immunized annually, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

13 newborns die in Malda Hospital in last 72 hours

Thirteen newborns have died at the state-run Malda Medical College and Hospital since Tuesday.