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Watch: Brazilian doctor dances with women in labour to help with pain relief

According to experts, dancing can certainly help the birth process as it assists the baby in moving through the birth canal structures.

Jan 22, 2018, 09:26 AM IST

Epidural painkillers do not slow labour, says study

Findings suggest that long-held practice of reducing or stopping an epidural in later stages of labor could be "out of date and misguided.”

Oct 11, 2017, 14:20 PM IST

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

Woman delivers baby outside labour room in hospital

The women's wing of BJP demanded action against the concerned officials.

Aug 11, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

Medical negligence at its peak! Jaipur woman forced to deliver baby on road after hospital refuses admission

As per reports, the doctors on duty allegedly refused to admit her citing that it was not yet time for the baby to be born, and asked her to come back the following morning.

Jul 29, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

Dads-to-be, take note! Hold your partner's hand in labour room to ease their pain

A study has found that holding your partner's hand synchronises your heart and respiratory rates and dissipates her pain.

Jun 22, 2017, 23:54 PM IST

Meet the baby girl born mid-air on Turkish Airlines flight (See adorable pics)

Nafi gave birth to ‘Kadiju’ mid-flight at an altitude of 13,000 meters (42,000 feet) with the help of the trained cabin crew and other several passengers.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:02 AM IST

Pregnant woman goes into labour, broadcasts it live to 200,000 people on Facebook!

The mother of two (now three), who is a director at an ad-agency, posted five videos showing live contractions and updates as her baby "moved down the birth canal".

Jan 02, 2017, 15:52 PM IST

Easing labour pain may reduce postpartum depression in women

Epidural anesthesia is a regional anesthesia that blocks pain in a particular region of the body. The goal of an epidural is to provide analgesia, or pain relief, rather than anesthesia, which leads to total lack of fee

Oct 27, 2016, 16:48 PM IST

UNBELIEVABLE! She turned up to examination centre to write paper but gave birth to baby boy

You may not believe it this but this rare incident really happened at an examination centre in Jharkhand!

Apr 27, 2016, 14:02 PM IST

Woman gets labour pain mid-air, flight makes emergency landing

A 36-year-old Filipino woman developed labour pain mid-air and the plane she was in made an emergency landing here on Thursday, airport authorities said.

May 07, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

Royal wait! Kate Middleton goes into labour

As the world awaits second royal baby after Prince George—the Duchess Of Cambridge has meanwhile been admitted to St Mary's hospital in Paddington for labour, reportedly. According to reports, the Duchess of Cambridge is several days overdue with her second child as the date was somewhere in April.

May 02, 2015, 11:38 AM IST

China hospital offers men to experience 'labour pains'

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

Nov 21, 2014, 15:45 PM IST

Woman delivers baby on the floor of govt health centre in UP

A woman gave birth to a child on the floor of a primary health centre after the staff allegedly refused to admit her without a bribe in Shamli district.

Nov 18, 2014, 15:14 PM IST

I'd never let Williams entertain me if I was in labour: Katie Price

Model Katie Price says there is no way she would want to be serenaded while in labour.

Oct 30, 2014, 08:43 AM IST

New water-birth mirror for safer deliveries

Scientists at Loughborough University in Britain have invented an illuminated, adjustable mirror that can be used under water when a baby is being born.

Jun 08, 2014, 12:21 PM IST

Music therapy for relieving labour pain getting popular

With medical practitioners vouching for music as a therapy to reduce pain and anxiety associated with child birth, especially among first time mothers, the trend is gaining wider acceptance.

Dec 12, 2013, 18:25 PM IST

Women fearing childbirth have longer labour

Women who fear childbirth tend to have longer labour than women who have no such fear, suggests a new research.

Jun 27, 2012, 14:40 PM IST

Inducing labour can slash newborn deaths

But induction is associated with a greater risk of admission to a special care baby unit.

May 11, 2012, 14:09 PM IST