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Bombay HC dismisses college student's plea to terminate 24-week pregnancy

The Bombay High Court Monday dismissed a petition filed by a 20-year-old woman who had sought to terminate her pregnancy claiming it would have a detrimental effect on her mental health.

Apr 01, 2019, 20:24 PM IST

Pregnancy can raise risk of heart disease: Study

Each delivery increases the risk of coronary heart disease by five per cent and strokes by three per cent, the researchers said.

Jan 26, 2019, 17:27 PM IST

Minor rape victim approaches High Court to terminate 22-week 'unwanted' pregnancy

The victim's counsel relied upon the Supreme Court's orders in which the court, after examining the medical reports, had permitted the termination of pregnancy even after a period of 24 weeks of pregnancy.

Dec 04, 2018, 07:10 AM IST

Pregnancy is safe for breast cancer survivors: Experts

"It is possible for women to continue with their pregnancy even while diagnosed with breast cancer and take treatments tailored to the stage of their pregnancy concurrently. They can go on to deliver healthy babies," Kanchan Kaur said.

Dec 03, 2018, 12:19 PM IST

Pregnant wife bites off man's tongue while kissing as 'he was not good-looking'

The man underwent a surgery at Safdarjung Hospital but doctors said it is difficult to say whether he will be able to talk again.

Sep 24, 2018, 09:50 AM IST

Neha Dhupia was 'frowned upon' for not going public about pregnancy

Actress Neha Dhupia, who is expecting her first child with actor husband Angad Bedi, says she was frowned upon for not going public about her pregnancy.

Aug 26, 2018, 13:50 PM IST

World's first pregnant man willing to bear fourth child

In an unusual incident, a man has carried three children and is willing to bear a fourth child, according to a report by UK's Daily Mail on Monday.

Aug 21, 2018, 22:47 PM IST

Stress during pregnancy may cause depression in female offsprings

High maternal levels of the stress hormone cortisol during pregnancy can increase feelings of anxiousness and depression in female offsprings at the tender age of 2, a new study reveals.

Aug 17, 2018, 15:06 PM IST

Multiple pregnancies might make women's cells age faster

Cellular ageing was accelerated by between 0.5 and 2 years for each additional pregnancy, a surprisingly large effect according to the researchers.

Jul 30, 2018, 12:00 PM IST

Taking painkillers during pregnancy may harm baby's fertility

Taking painkillers during pregnancy may lower the fertility of the unborn child in later life, scientists have warned.

Apr 16, 2018, 12:19 PM IST

Woman sacked for breaking rule by conceiving ‘before her turn’

A female employee in Japan was sacked and reprimanded by her boss for selfishly breaking the rule by getting pregnant before her turn, a media report said.

Apr 05, 2018, 10:33 AM IST

Exercise before pregnancy key for healthy motherhood

Expectant mothers who are more fit before pregnancy are at lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, a study suggests.

Apr 03, 2018, 15:29 PM IST

High BP before pregnancy may raise miscarriage risk

High blood pressure before conception and early in pregnancy may increase the risk of pregnancy loss, even if the woman does not have a hypertension diagnosis, new research has found.

Apr 02, 2018, 17:32 PM IST

Moms-to-be beware! Taking stress during pregnancy may affect baby's brain

A new study has found that stress during pregnancy is not good for the unborn child.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:33 AM IST

Consumption of choline during pregnancy may boost babies' metabolism

Researchers has found that consuming more foods with choline during pregnancy may boost metabolism and brain development of babies.

Mar 27, 2018, 16:15 PM IST

Glyphosate levels linked to shortened pregnancy length

Researchers have found that glyphosate levels -- a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide and crop desiccant -- are significantly correlated with shortened pregnancy lengths.

Mar 26, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy may increase autism risk in babies

Autism is a lifelong neuro-developmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, impaired verbal and non-verbal communication and restricted and repetitive behaviour.

Mar 22, 2018, 14:01 PM IST

Anaemia during pregnancy may double mortality risk: Study

Anaemia -- a condition characterised by the lack of healthy red blood cells -- affects 32 million pregnant women worldwide and up to half of all pregnant women in low and middle-income countries.

Mar 22, 2018, 10:30 AM IST

Pregnant? Start exercising to reduce time spent in labour, suggests study

The women in the exercise group were also less likely to use an epidural during childbirth.

Mar 19, 2018, 16:22 PM IST

You could hold your unborn baby before its birth, thanks to this Russian firm

The company specializes in intricate features of the babies including face, hands, feet and umbilical cord.

Mar 12, 2018, 17:45 PM IST