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Over 275 million children in India suffer mild to severe effects of lead poisoning, as per new UNICEF report
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Over 275 million children in India suffer mild to severe effects of lead poisoning, as per new UNICEF report

Lead has been found in food items like Chili powder, Garam Masala, etc and in a brand of instant noodles popular across India.

India recorded highest births on New Year's Day with 67,385 babies born, China holds second spot with 46,299 newborns
India

India recorded highest births on New Year's Day with 67,385 babies born, China holds second spot with 46,299 newborns

China, with 1.43 billion people in 2019, and India, with 1.37 billion, have long been the two most populous countries of the world

Benefits of drinking raw milk are not clear but the dangers are well defined
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Benefits of drinking raw milk are not clear but the dangers are well defined

A study concluded that drinking raw milk in the first year of life could reduce the risk of fevers and respiratory infections by about 30 percent.

From the mouths of babes: bottles that weaned prehistoric infants found in Bavarian graves
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From the mouths of babes: bottles that weaned prehistoric infants found in Bavarian graves

Two bottles came from a cemetery dating to between 800 and 450 BC, and a third from a site dating between 1200 and 800 BC.

Artificial intelligence that can understand meaning of a baby's different cries
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Artificial intelligence that can understand meaning of a baby's different cries

The mian goal of this experiment is healthier babies and parents who are under less pressure.

C-sections to soon be performed by robots, controlled by healthcare assistants
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C-sections to soon be performed by robots, controlled by healthcare assistants

Robots will soon be delivering babies by carrying out C-sections as well as other surgeries.

Exposure to Zika virus before birth could cause health issues in babies: Report
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Exposure to Zika virus before birth could cause health issues in babies: Report

About 14 percent of 1,450 infants had one or more health problems possibly caused by Zika.

Babies born in world's poorest countries still face alarming risks of death: UNICEF
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Babies born in world's poorest countries still face alarming risks of death: UNICEF

Babies born in the world's poorest countries, most of them in Africa, still face "alarming" risks of death that can be 50 times as high as those in the richest countries.

9 Months: Here is why you should not ignore iodine in your diet
9 Months

9 Months: Here is why you should not ignore iodine in your diet

In this video, Avantika Kukreti discusses the importance of iodine for healthy brain development in the foetus and young child.

9 Months: Five nutrients that pregnant women must include in their diet
9 Months

9 Months: Five nutrients that pregnant women must include in their diet

In this video, mum Avantika Kukreti discusses the five key nutrients that are essential for pregnant mums. Aren’t you curious to know what these five nutrients are, and why you should care about them?

9 Months Episode 18: Know what to do and expect in the first year of having a baby — Part 2
9 Months

9 Months Episode 18: Know what to do and expect in the first year of having a baby — Part 2

What to do and expect in the first year of having a baby, watch author Meghna Pant talk to Dr Rahul Verma about what kind of care babies require

9 Months Episode 17: Know what to do and expect in the first year of having a baby — Part 1
9 Months

9 Months Episode 17: Know what to do and expect in the first year of having a baby — Part 1

Watch Dr Velumani of Thyrocare talk about what care mothers should take of themselves.

9 Months Episode 16: A Guide to the delivery, by doctors — Part 2
9 Months

9 Months Episode 16: A Guide to the delivery, by doctors — Part 2

In this episode, author Meghna Pant talks to doctors about labour and delivery, and how the thought of delivery and labour pains gives all women nightmares.

9 Months Episode 14: Here's what the doctor has to say about pre and post-natal care — Part 2
9 Months

9 Months Episode 14: Here's what the doctor has to say about pre and post-natal care — Part 2

Have questions? Watch to get them answered. Here's the second part of what the doctor has to say about pre and post-natal care.

9 Months Episode 13: Here's what the doctor has to say about pre and post-natal care — Part 1
9 Months

9 Months Episode 13: Here's what the doctor has to say about pre and post-natal care — Part 1

Have questions? Watch to get them answered. Here's the first part of what the doctor has to say about pre and post-natal care.

Nine Months: Pregnant host Meghna Pant takes moms-to-be through what to expect when they're expecting
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Nine Months: Pregnant host Meghna Pant takes moms-to-be through what to expect when they're expecting

Nine Months is India’s first and only comprehensive show on all things related to pregnancy

Telangana ayurveda doctor arrested for selling newborn babies to childless couples
India

Telangana ayurveda doctor arrested for selling newborn babies to childless couples

Srinivas' arrest came a day after one of the babies sold by him was rescued on Thursday by ICDS officials and police from Khammam town, the ACP said.

Baby traffickers thriving in Nigeria as recession bites
| Reuters
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Baby traffickers thriving in Nigeria as recession bites | Reuters

By Anamesere Igboeroteonwu and Tom Esslemont ENUGU, Nigeria/LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As 16-year-old Maria strained under the anguish of labour in southeastern Nigeria, a midwife repeatedly slapped her across the face - but the real ordeal began minutes after birth."The nurse took my child away to be washed. She never brought her back," the teenager said, gazing down at her feet.Maria said she learned her newborn daughter had been given up for adoption for which she received 20,000 naira ($65.79) - the same price as a 50 kilogram bag of rice.