5 ways to keep your baby warm during winters
Keep your windows shut if it is very cold outside, but ensure there is proper ventilation
World breastfeeding week: Myths busted for new and expecting mothers
It’s the duty of primary health care providers to educate new mothers and provide them with all the necessary information to make the right decision.
World breastfeeding week: Mothers can safely breastfeed their newborns even if they test positive for COVID-19
Breastfeeding and skin-to-skin contact are beneficial for both baby and mother.
At 59,995, India records highest number of births on New Year's Day, says UNICEF
As per UNICEF, an estimated 140 million children will be born in 2021 and their average life expectancy is expected to be 84 years
Low blood sugar at birth, genetics cause epilepsy in young Indian children: Study
It is very important that families and new mothers are made aware of the impact of low blood sugar at birth and its negative neurological impact later in life.
Babies that are bottle-fed consume 1.6 million pieces of microplastic every day: study
Over a 21-day test period, the team found that the bottles released between 1.3 and 16.2 million plastic microparticles per litre.
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
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
Delhi's air pollution: Expecting mothers fear for the lives of their unborn children in Delhi's 'gas chamber'
Before a baby is born, smog is as bad as smoking when it comes to miscarriages.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Watch Dr Velumani of Thyrocare talk about what care mothers should take of themselves.