High-fat diet not good in pregnancy

A study has found that high-fat diet and obesity during pregnancy compromise the blood-forming stem cell system in the liver of the developing baby responsible for creating and sustaining lifelong blood and immune system function.

Multi-vitamin supplement improves pregnancy outcomes

A multi-vitamin administered daily to pregnant women can help curb infant mortality in developing countries as it reduces the risk of premature births and increases infant birth weight, shows a trial carried out in rural Bangladesh.

Multivitamins use by expecting mums leading to healthier babies in South Asia

A new study has found that taking multivitamins daily during pregnancy results in longer pregnancies bigger, healthier babies.

Air pollution leads to adverse pregnancy outcomes

A recent study by Tel Aviv University researchers has provided new evidence linking high exposure to air pollution to an increased risk of congenital malformations.

Certain antidepressants safe for pregnant women?

Use of certain antidepressants during pregnancy can lead to life-long changes in anxiety-related behaviour in their offspring and protect them from anxiety-related disorders when they turn adults, research has found.

Abbey Clancy announces second pregnancy

Model Abbey Clancy has announced that she's expecting her second child with husband Peter Crouch.

Rihanna sparks pregnancy rumors with 'baby bump'
Rihanna sparks pregnancy rumors with 'baby bump'

Rihanna has sparkedpregnancy rumors after she was seen sporting a rounder-looking belly at a showbiz bash in LA.

Ed Westwick reveals how 'Gossip Girl' costar Blake Lively is 'rocking' pregnancy

 Ed Westwick has revealed that he keeps in touch with his 'Gossip Girl' costars, including Blake Lively.

One-fourth of pregnant women face violence by partner

While for many women, pregnancy is a happy time, for almost one in four, it turns out not to be so enjoyable as they face emotional, physical and sexual violence by none other than their own close partners, alarming research has found.

Pay attention to risks of vegan diet: Expert

With mounting evidence linking diet to neurodegenerative damage, the trend of vegan diet in India could be a concern for the population, particularly pregnant women, an Australian expert warned Wednesday.

US Supreme Court hears pregnancy discrimination case

The US Supreme Court weighed the issue of workplace discrimination against pregnant women Wednesday, as activists outside the building unfurled banners in support of a delivery driver at the center of the case.

Exclusive: Katihar rape victim narrates her pain

About 12 incidents of rapes of underage girls have been reported in the last one year in Katihar.

Bihar will set up fast-track court to hear Katihar rape cases: Jitan Ram Manjhi

The Bihar government will constitute a fast-track court to hear the alleged cases of rape of minor girls in Katihar district, Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi said on Wednesday.

Innocence abused as minor girls in Bihar combat rape and pregnancy-Part 2

12 incidents of rapes of underage girls have been reported in the last one year in three villages in Katihar, Bihar.

Innocence abused as minor girls in Bihar combat rape and pregnancy

12 incidents of rapes of underage girls have been reported in the last one year in three villages in Katihar, Bihar.

Minor girls in Bihar battle rape and pregnancy
Minor girls in Bihar battle rape and pregnancy

In this age of rapid cultural and economic advancement, there are stories that touch our hearts and force us to think – is the world fair to everyone?

Meerut: Pregnant teen killed by brothers in suspected dishonour killing

In a suspected case of dishonour killing, an eight months pregnant teenager was strangulated to death allegedly by her two brothers and her body thrown into a canal in Meerut, police said on Friday.

UK court to rule on landmark pregnancy crime case

A British court is to rule on whether a woman committed a "crime of violence" against her child by drinking heavily during pregnancy, in a case that has raised concerns about criminalising mothers.

Paracetamol's link with Asthma exaggerated: Researchers

 The fear that paracetamol given to babies can trigger asthma may be exaggerated, find researchers.

Mom-to-be Kourtney Kardashian is not getting baby nurse
Mom-to-be Kourtney Kardashian is not getting baby nurse

 Kourtney Kardashian, who is going to welcome her third child in December, has revealed that she is not getting a baby nurse.