Newborn

Treatment to cut brain injury in newborns identified

Treatment to cut brain injury in newborns identified

Consequences of brain injury resulting from oxygen deprivation affect the entire lifespan and range from mild (learning disabilities) to severe (inability to breathe, walk, talk or see). 

Nov 11, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
Newborn girl found dumped in garbage, bitten by ants

Newborn girl found dumped in garbage, bitten by ants

The infant was found in polybag, swarmed with ants, by a tea stall owner. 

Oct 17, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
10-year-old boy turns saviour after he delivers baby brother, saves mother – Read

10-year-old boy turns saviour after he delivers baby brother, saves mother – Read

Jayden kneeled down beside Ashly, grabbed his brother's feet and with complete precision, helped free his brother from the breech, as per his mother's instrcutions.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

Chhattisgarh: 3 newborns die; kin blame it on disruption in oxygen supply

While relatives claimed the children died due to irregular oxygen supply, health officials denied the charge and claimed the deaths were because of different reasons.

Aug 21, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Underweight, premature infant birth has another reason – Pollution

Underweight, premature infant birth has another reason – Pollution

The researchers noted if the pregnant mother was exposed to pollution, it could further lead to high risk for vision and hearing problems, learning problems and even death.

Jul 28, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
Father held after stray dogs found feeding on his stillborn baby girl's body

Father held after stray dogs found feeding on his stillborn baby girl's body

Reports say the father of the baby girl, allegedly dumped the body near the blood bank on the hospital premises and escaped instead of performing the last rites.

Jul 27, 2017, 09:53 AM IST
Britain's first man to give birth says he will not raise daughter as gender neutral

Britain's first man to give birth says he will not raise daughter as gender neutral

Cross, who became pregnant in September using an anonymous sperm donor, revealed he had given birth to his daughter Trinity-Leigh on June 16.

Jul 10, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Furore at MGM Hospital after 'dead baby' shows signs of life at burial ground

Furore at MGM Hospital after 'dead baby' shows signs of life at burial ground

As per reports, the baby girl, who weighed just 450 grams, was born three days ago at a private hospital with several complications.

Jul 03, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

Shame! Safdarjung Hospital hands over 'dead' newborn to family; found alive later

A newborn who was declared dead in a shocking case of negligence by doctors' team at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital, was found alive minutes before he was to be buried.

Jun 19, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
US woman delivers 'Big Baby', gives birth to 13-pound girl through C-section

US woman delivers 'Big Baby', gives birth to 13-pound girl through C-section

The mother gave birth to baby girl weighing an unbelievable 13 pounds, which came as a clear surprise for her and others.

Jun 08, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
Baby undergoes surgery after rats bit her 100 times, parents arrested

Baby undergoes surgery after rats bit her 100 times, parents arrested

The teenage parents, 19-year-old Erica Shyrock and and 18-year-old Charles Elliott, who were taken into police custody, have been charged with endangering the welfare of the minor.

May 18, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
This is why newborns are at greater Herpes simplex virus disease risk – Read

This is why newborns are at greater Herpes simplex virus disease risk – Read

Interferon is a crucial component of the human immune system`s response to infection by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), but how important a role it plays in determining the severity of disease and explaining why newborns are so much more susceptible to HSV-1 infection than adults remains unclear.

Apr 30, 2017, 19:31 PM IST
Revealed – Babies as young as six months of age show racial bias

Revealed – Babies as young as six months of age show racial bias

Researchers found that infants at six to nine months of age looked longer at own-race faces when paired with happy music as opposed to with sad music.

Apr 12, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
Nursing staff declare newborn dead – Read story to know what happened next

Nursing staff declare newborn dead – Read story to know what happened next

The incident happened at the hospital, when the on-duty nursing staff performed the delivery of 25-year-old Durgesh Rathore, a resident of Barnara village under Silor primary health centre of district.

Apr 05, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
Newborn baby girl suffering from rare medical condition airlifted to Delhi hospital after PMO intervention

Newborn baby girl suffering from rare medical condition airlifted to Delhi hospital after PMO intervention

According to the doctors, the child was admitted to the hospital on Saturday evening.

Mar 06, 2017, 23:32 PM IST
Woman gives birth to baby girl with heart beating outside her body

Woman gives birth to baby girl with heart beating outside her body

The infant's family members and health officials said today that the infant's heart is on her chest and she was born last night at Phutkibari village.

Mar 02, 2017, 19:09 PM IST
Infants require five times more nutrition during first three years, say doctors

Infants require five times more nutrition during first three years, say doctors

They said iron is one of the critical elements, not just for production of haemoglobin but also for brain development.

Feb 19, 2017, 21:22 PM IST

Anti-depressants could take a toll on your newborn's health

As per a recent survey, consuming anti-depressants during pregnancy can raise the chances of birth defects in your newborn.

Jan 19, 2017, 22:20 PM IST
Anti-depressants could take a toll on your newborn's health

Anti-depressants could take a toll on your newborn's health

The risk is high enough to merit caution in their use, especially since, in most cases, they are only marginally effective, the study says.

Jan 19, 2017, 17:41 PM IST
Three-parent IVF technique allows infertile couple to embrace parenthood

Three-parent IVF technique allows infertile couple to embrace parenthood

The successful birth which has taken place in Ukraine, gives hope to millions of infertile and childless couples around the globe.

Jan 18, 2017, 21:01 PM IST