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.
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.
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.
The mian goal of this experiment is healthier babies and parents who are under less pressure.
Robots will soon be delivering babies by carrying out C-sections as well as other surgeries.
About 14 percent of 1,450 infants had one or more health problems possibly caused by Zika.
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.
In this video, Avantika Kukreti discusses the importance of iodine for healthy brain development in the foetus and young child.
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?
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
Watch Dr Velumani of Thyrocare talk about what care mothers should take of themselves.
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.
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.
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
Nine Months is India’s first and only comprehensive show on all things related to pregnancy
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.
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.