Unborn babies

You could hold your unborn baby before its birth, thanks to this Russian firm

You could hold your unborn baby before its birth, thanks to this Russian firm

The company specializes in intricate features of the babies including face, hands, feet and umbilical cord.

Mar 12, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
Zika virus breakthrough? This malaria drug protects fetuses from infection

Zika virus breakthrough? This malaria drug protects fetuses from infection

Researchers say the drug appeared to reduce transmission of Zika virus from pregnant mice to their foetuses.

Jul 11, 2017, 16:43 PM IST
Zika virus infections may cause eye diseases to unborn babies, says study

Zika virus infections may cause eye diseases to unborn babies, says study

A new study has found zika virus infections may cause lasting eye diseases which could pose more danger to unborn babies than previously thought.

May 26, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Confirmed! Zika causes fetal brain damage in unborn babies

The research has further found that small amounts of genetic material from the Zika virus can be detected from a blood sample taken from a pregnant woman even weeks after the acute rash caused by the infection has passed, when the development of brain damage in the fetus is underway.

Mar 31, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

World's first blood test for accurate prenatal testing

It can use the blood that is taken from the mother at the early stages of pregnancy, negating the need for multiple appointments.

Nov 09, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

Seeing babies` ultrasound `magical moment` for expectant dads

A new study has found that seeing ultrasound images of their babies for the very first time is a "powerful and magical moment" for expectant fathers as it helps them bond with their child.

Apr 27, 2014, 16:35 PM IST

Now, 3D printers to let mums hold model fetuses of unborn babies

A California-based company has taken 4D sonograms to a different level, by making replicas of unborn babies, using their latest 3D-printers.

Jan 19, 2014, 12:57 PM IST

Pesticides can affect brain development of unborn babies

Researchers have warned that two neonicotinoid pesticides can affect human health and harm the brain development of unborn babies.

Dec 18, 2013, 19:42 PM IST

Caffeine during pregnancy could harm unborn babies

Pregnant women should avoid drinking coffee because even a single cup of it a day could harm their unborn babies, researchers have warned.

Feb 19, 2013, 12:15 PM IST

Babies develop preference for food in the womb: Study

Parents` struggle to teach kids to eat their greens should begin before birth, experts say.

Feb 15, 2013, 16:08 PM IST

Now, simple blood test to check unborn babies for Down’s syndrome

US scientists have developed a new blood test for pregnant women that can detect unborn children with Down’s syndrome without the risk of miscarriage.

Oct 28, 2012, 16:07 PM IST

Now, a simple blood test to detect Down`s syndrome

The blood test could help doctors detect Down`s syndrome in unborn babies.

Nov 14, 2011, 20:53 PM IST

Chemical in toothpastes damage brain

Toothpastes and soaps contain a chemical that can leave unborn babies brain damaged.

Dec 01, 2010, 15:21 PM IST

Chemical in toothpastes damage brain

Toothpastes and soaps contain a chemical that can leave unborn babies brain damaged.

Dec 01, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Mothers pass sadness, happiness to their unborn babies

Besides food and oxygen, mothers also pass fleeting sadness or happiness to their unborn babies, claims a study.

Mar 17, 2010, 12:30 PM IST

Mothers pass sadness, happiness to their unborn babies

Besides food and oxygen, mothers also pass fleeting sadness or happiness to their unborn babies, claims a study.

Mar 17, 2010, 00:00 AM IST