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How delayed pregnancies beat sterilisation as a family-planning tool

In India, mothers aged below 20 years face 1.5 times the risk of losing their baby as compared with women aged 20 to 29.
 

Women way ahead of men in family planning, says doctor who performed over 3.5 lakh sterilisation operations

Women way ahead of men in family planning, says doctor who performed over 3.5 lakh sterilisation operations

Fondly called `Doorbeen-wale bawa' in rural areas, Dr Pant works with the state government's health department and specialises in laproscopic sterilisation.

Fewer Indians using contraception, despite better awareness

India's population, now estimated at 1.32 billion, is expected to surpass China's within the next six years and reach 1.7 billion by 2050, according to World Health Organisation projections.

Five contraceptive methods you should know about!

India is predicted to overtake China as the world's most populous nation by 2050.

‘Just married’ Bipasha Basu’s response to Raj Kundra’s ‘family planning’ question is epic!

‘Just married’ Bipasha Basu’s response to Raj Kundra’s ‘family planning’ question is epic!

Raj Kundra thanked Bips but surprised her and KSG by asking them - when would they give Viaan a friend?

Paradigm shift effected in family planning, says Nadda

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Tuesday said there is a paradigm shift in the family planning approach, which if properly implemented, can be a key strategy to reduce maternal and child mortality and morbidities.

No full relaxation in family planning policy: China

No full relaxation in family planning policy: China

Li Bin, head of the National Health and Family Planning Commission, has said China's family planning policy will not change in the foreseeable future, adding there are no plans for a complete relaxation currently.

Children born into smaller families live three years longer

 Children born into smaller families in the world's poorest nations live three years longer than those born into larger families, says a study.

Contraceptive use expanding but not fast enough: Family Planning 2020 report

A total of 80 million unintended pregnancies were prevented and 26.8 million unsafe abortions were averted in the last one year globally, says the progress report of Family Planning 2020 (FP2020).

Google Play Music rolling out family plan

Google Play Music rolling out family plan

Users can now sign up to get a subscription for Google Play Music that is good for them and up to five family members, all for $14.99 per month.

Two-child policy only after Parliament approval: China

The final plan for the two children policy will be ratified by the annual session of China's National People's Congress, (NPC).

Are you planning a second child? Check your happiness quotient first!

Are you planning a second child? Check your happiness quotient first!

Parents, please listen carefully. If you do not enjoy the company of a second child, look back to find out if the happiness quotient has taken a nosedive between you two after the birth of your firstborn.

Shiv Sena wants Muslims to realise the necessity of family planning

In controversial remarks, the Shiv Sena today said the increasing population of Muslims in the country will cause language and geographical imbalance and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that Muslims accept the necessity of family planning.

Model-actress Kelly Brook planning family

Model-actress Kelly Brook planning family

Model-actress Kelly Brook is reportedly planning to start a family with her new boyfriend Jeremy Parisis.

Sofia Vergara, Joe Manganiello plan baby

Sofia Vergara, Joe Manganiello plan baby

Actress Sofia Vergara and her fiance Joe Manganiello are planning to have a baby soon.

Rights and choices basic for women's health: Experts

Rights and choices should be the core issues related to women's health, experts said here on Thursday.

India to overtake China in population growth by 2028: Govt

The government today said the birth rate in India is greater than that of China and said the country's population will cross China's by 2028.

UP to launch Mother-Child health campaign

With the Uttar Pradesh government declaring 2015-16 as the Year of Mother and Child, a campaign to ensure maternal and child health would be launched by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday, an official said.

Shiv Sena supports forced 'sterilisation' of Muslims to check population

In a potentially controversial statement, the Shiv Sena came out in support of forced sterilisation of Muslims in a bid to check their burgeoning population, here on Wednesday.

Another Shiv Sena shocker: Forced sterilisation for Muslims

Barely a couple of days after calling for an end to voting rights for Muslims, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday sought forced sterilisation of Muslims to check what they alleged was their burgeoning population.