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SC sets up doctors panel on plea to abort six month pregnancy

SC sets up doctors panel on plea to abort six month pregnancy

The Supreme Court on Friday set up a panel of seven doctors to examine and ascertain the medical condition of a Kolkata-based expectant mother seeking the termination of her 24-week-old pregnancy.

Kolkata woman's plea for abortion: SC forms 7-doctor medical board

Kolkata woman's plea for abortion: SC forms 7-doctor medical board

A vacation bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul directed the medical board to submit the report by June 29 after ascertaining the health of the mother and the foetus.

SC seeks Centre, West Bengal's reply on woman's plea for abortion

The petitioner in her plea said that she had suffered immense mental and physical anguish after coming to know of the abnormalities in her 21st week of pregnancy.
 

Aborted, declared dead by Delhi hospital and found alive later, 5-month-old baby breathes his last after 30 hours

Aborted, declared dead by Delhi hospital and found alive later, 5-month-old baby breathes his last after 30 hours

Doctors at Safdarjung Hospital in the national capital declared the aborted foetus dead and handed it over to the family in a polythene bag.

Down syndrome: What causes this congenital disorder, everything you need to know

Down syndrome: What causes this congenital disorder, everything you need to know

Down syndrome, also known as Down's syndrome, is a genetic disorder which causes intellectual impairment and physical abnormalities. 

Supreme Court refuses to entertain plea seeking permission to abort 26-week-old foetus

Supreme Court refuses to entertain plea seeking permission to abort 26-week-old foetus

A bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao, which had on February 23 constituted a medical board to examine the 37-year-old woman, listed the matter for tomorrow as the first item.

Abortion: Does it affect your fertility and future pregnancies? Possible health risks

Abortion: Does it affect your fertility and future pregnancies? Possible health risks

Abortions are considered generally safe if they're carried out as early as possible in pregnancy.

MRI during first trimester of pregnancy does not affect foetus

A new study says that Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during early stages of woman's pregnancy does not increase the risk of baby's stillbirth, or death soon after the birth, or the baby being born with defects,

MRI in early stages of pregnancy may not affect foetus

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during the first trimester of woman's pregnancy does not increase the risk of baby's stillbirth, or death soon after the birth, or the baby being born with defects, says a study.

Early ultrasounds linked to autism severity: Study

 Exposure to diagnostic ultrasound in the first trimester of pregnancy is linked to increased autism severity, say researchers.

Indraprastha Apollo Hospital celebrates 10 years of Fetal Medicine

 Leading doctors here on Tuesday underlined the role of fetal medicine in ensuring that the health of the unborn baby was not compromised.

HORRIFYING! This minor was raped for 6 months; she reached police station with aborted fetus in bag

HORRIFYING! This minor was raped for 6 months; she reached police station with aborted fetus in bag

It's a soul-shaking story of a minor girl who was raped for over six months and forced to abort her baby.

Bizarre! Ultrasound shows woman having a baby 'sports car'

A man recently shared a picture of his wife's ultrasound which is going viral as it shows that she is pregnant with what looks uncannily like a sports car.

Obesity, diabetes in pregnancy hastens early foetus growth

They found that the fetuses of women subsequently diagnosed with gestational diabetes grew excessively prior to diagnosis, between 20 and 28 weeks.
 

Gujarat High Court allows abortion of rape victim's 8-week foetus on parents' plea

Gujarat High Court allows abortion of rape victim's 8-week foetus on parents' plea

The Gujarat High Court on Monday allowed a 16-year-old rape victim to abort her eight-week foetus under proper medical care, on a plea by her parents. 

Sooraj Pancholi removed Jiah's foetus, disposed it in toilet, alleges CBI chargesheet

Sooraj Pancholi removed Jiah's foetus, disposed it in toilet, alleges CBI chargesheet

The chargesheet filed by the CBI on Sooraj in the Jiah Khan suicide case has provided chilling revelations about the actor’s role in the termination of the actress’s pregnancy.

'Father's neglect towards unborn child is domestic violence'

Any neglect or failure on the part of father of a yet to be born child is domestic violence and he cannot shirk his responsiblity to support the baby, a Delhi court on Tuesday said.

When 3D printing saved a newborn's life

 A 3D printing model of the head of a foetus recently helped doctors save the life of a newborn who had developed a life threatening complication at University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in the US.

Dead foetus removed from 4-yr-old boy

4 year old boy found with medical abnormality called "Foetus-in-Foetus".

1022 intrauterine transfusions carried out at AIIMS

As many as 1,022 intrauterine transfusions have been carried out on 373 foetuses by doctors at the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division of AIIMS during a period of 18 years.