Consume lots of fruits during pregnancy to have smart kids!

Zee Media Bureau

Toronto: This is definitely a good health tip which all would-be-mothers should follow.

A new study reveals that women should eat lots of fruits during pregnancy as it helps to have a smart kids.

Pregnant women to get 5 litre desi ghee in 2 installments in Rajasthan

Three litre ghee will be given to the pregnant woman after the first ANC (test) and the remaining two litre at the time of discharge after delivery.

WHO warns pregnant women about Zika ahead of Rio Olympics

In a statement issued today, the U.N. Health agency also said that since Zika can also be spread sexually, pregnant women should abstain from sex or practice safe sex with anyone who has recently returned from areas with outbreaks.

Expecting mothers can look their best with simple tips!

Expecting mothers can look their best with simple tips!

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing for mothers-to be but dressing up during and after the birth of a newborn becomes a little difficult. Try opting for simple outfits like a summer dress with bright floral prints or find the right kind of footwear to walk freely, says an expert.

Drinking soft drinks during pregnancy can make infants fat

A study suggests that pregnant women should not consume artificially sweetened beverages as it can make infants fat.

'Bars can't ban pregnant women or refuse them drinks'

Pregnant women can't be kept out of New York City bars or refused alcoholic drinks just because they're expecting, under new city guidelines.

More than 5,000 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: Govt

More than 5,000 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country`s national health institute said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas.

WHO advises women on Zika protection but no travel advisories

The World Health Organisation advised women on Wednesday on how to protect themselves from Zika, particularly if pregnant, but also reassured them that most women in areas affected by the mosquito-borne virus will give birth to "normal infants."

Pregnancy may help women at PTSD risk

The findings highlight the need to screen pregnant women for possible undiagnosed PTSD.

Barbados confirms three Zika cases in pregnant women

Barbados on Tuesday confirmed three cases of Zika in pregnant women, bringing to seven the number of people on the Caribbean island with the virus, which is believed to be linked to birth defects.

More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus – government

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas.

Zika Virus: All you need to know about the vector-borne disease - Part II

The Zika virus that has been rapidly spreading over the past few days, most prominently in Brazil, has now been reported to have been found in 21 countries in the Caribbean, North and South America.

Zika Virus: All you need to know about the vector-borne disease

The Zika virus that has been rapidly spreading over the past few days, most prominently in Brazil, has now been reported to have been found in 21 countries in the Caribbean, North and South America.

Red emergency alert against 'dangerous 7'

The WHO had on Thursday issued a warning to all countries, including India, who have the vector of Aedes mosquito, adding that the Zika virus is "spreading explosively" and could infect as many as 4 million people in the Americas.

Red emergency alert against 'dangerous 7'- Part II

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Zika virus: All you need to know about the mosquito-borne disease

The Zika virus that has been rapidly spreading over the past few days, most prominently in Brazil, has now been reported to have been found in 21 countries in the Caribbean, North and South America.

'Only 5 percent pregnant women get counselling for thyroid disorders'

 Only five percent of India's women get counselling for thyroid disorders during pregnancy, increasing the risk of a slew of medical complications, including miscarriages and postpartum bleeding, a white paper on the issue said.

Increased hospital births not reducing maternal deaths in India

The so called Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) programme successfully increased births at facilities, but due to its implementation in a fragile health system context, it has been less effective at reducing fatalities.

Pregnancy fair aims to create awareness on miscarriages

Many pregnant women took part in a two-day pregnancy fair held here with an aim to create awareness on miscarriages and various types of diseases women usually suffer during pregnancy.

Coconut water best for pregnant women

Apart from other beneficial qualities, it has been found that coconut water is one of the best source of nutrients for pregnant women.