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World breastfeeding week: Myths busted for new and expecting mothers
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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.

At 59,995, India records highest number of births on New Year's Day, says UNICEF
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.