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Over a million premature births in India caused by expectant mothers breathing polluted air: Study

Over a million premature births in India caused by expectant mothers breathing polluted air: Study

There are many risk factors for preterm birth – from the mother's age, to illness, to poverty and other social factors and recent research has suggested that exposure to air pollution could also be a risk factor.

Do not eat these foods during pregnancy!

Do not eat these foods during pregnancy!

Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful phases that happens in a woman’s life. 

Drinking water from plastic bottles during pregnancy may up risk of having obese babies

Drinking water from plastic bottles during pregnancy may up risk of having obese babies

This is for all expectant mothers. A new study has found that women during their pregnancy drink water from plastic bottles could increase the risk of having obese babies.

Obesity: Drinking from plastic water bottles increases risk in unborn child

Obesity: Drinking from plastic water bottles increases risk in unborn child

BPA is a chemical found in a variety of food containers, including polycarbonate plastic water bottles and can linings.

Seven infections that an expecting mother should be aware of!

Seven infections that an expecting mother should be aware of!

You become more prone to certain infections during pregnancy, simply because of weakness due to exhaustion or other conditions.

Vitamin A deficiency in would-be mothers can elevate Alzheimer's risk for child

Vitamin A deficiency in would-be mothers can elevate Alzheimer's risk for child

The findings, published today in Acta Neuropathologica, indicate that early developmental stages are crucial periods during which brain tissue is "programmed" for the rest of a person`s life.

Five superfoods every pregnant woman should eat!

Five superfoods every pregnant woman should eat!

Pregnant women should eat the healthiest and best foods as it is the main source of nutrition for their baby.

Pregnant and diabetic? Your baby could be bigger in size!

Pregnant and diabetic? Your baby could be bigger in size!

Previous research identified subclinical changes in the heart muscle of fetuses of mothers with diabetes.

Flu vaccine during pregnancy doesn't increase autism risk in child: Study

Flu vaccine during pregnancy doesn't increase autism risk in child: Study

A new study suggests that there is no link between pregnant women having influenza during pregnancy and an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in children.

Beware! Mothers who smoke during pregnancy may make children obese

Beware! Mothers who smoke during pregnancy may make children obese

Expectant mothers should not smoke during pregnancy as it increases the risk of children being obese.

Higher maternal iron levels may up gestational diabetes risk

Higher maternal iron levels may up gestational diabetes risk

As a strong pro-oxidant, free iron can promote several cellular reactions that generate reactive oxygen species and increase the level of oxidative stress.

Pregnant women at higher risk of suffering from urinary incontinence

Pregnant women at higher risk of suffering from urinary incontinence

Women who suffer from urinary incontinence are at a higher risk of it getting worse after childbirth, a study suggests.

Thyroid medicine may reduce risk of birth complications: Study

Thyroid medicine may reduce risk of birth complications: Study

A new study has found that the number of pregnant women given a common drug to boost thyroid hormone levels may lead to a reduced number of still-births, early caesarean sections and low-weight babies.

Focus on diabetes control among pregnant women, youth: Jitendra Singh

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh on Friday said the government should focus on a proper diabetes control and management among pregnant women and youth, as cases among them continued to surge over the last 15 years.

Vitamin D for pregnant women should be tailor-made

Pregnant women respond differently to vitamin D supplementation depending on their individual attributes, thus the supplement levels should be tailored according to individual risk factors, suggests a research.

Partial steroid treatment can benefit preterm infants: Study suggests

Steroids improve survival andreduce the chances of certain birth defects for extremely premature infants, even if the treatment course is not finished before delivery, suggest a recent research.

Maternal smoking may increase risk for neuropsychiatric disorders in kids: Study

Pregnant women should not smoke as it is not good for the baby and also increases the risk of developing neuropsychiatric disorders in children which is associated with behavioural problems.

Singapore urges tests for pregnant women with Zika signs

As infections climbed, they blasted a district of warehouses and industrial buildings to destroy breeding sites that fuelled the outbreak, which began at a construction site housing foreign workers.

Pregnant women consider weight gain as baby weight

Women when pregnant prefer to consider weight gain as temporary and believe that they would re-attain their former body weight eventually, a new study has found.

No kidding! This woman gave birth in less than one minute (Watch the incredible moment)

Jessica Stubbins from Scunthorpe gave birth to her daughter Lucy in less than a minute while standing at a hospital entrance without any medical help.