For mothers breastfeeding children beyond infancy, how a life of secrecy and castigation blights the experience
The female body, from the moment it pushes out an offspring, is subdued, and replaced by something inert — a bottle, a pacifier, a silicone toy, a crib, and erased entirely before the passage of a year.
Six tribal infants die within a night at hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol; probe ordered into cause of deaths, negligence by staff
Six tribal infants have died at a state-run hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol on the intervening night of 13 and 14 January, a senior official said
Doctors are optimistic about the procedure being life-saving in adults, too.
Infant deaths in Maharashtra: 55 newborns died in Nashik Civil Hospital in August; authorities deny medical negligence
As many as 55 infants died in the special newborn care unit of the Nashik Civil Hospital in August, but authorities denied the deaths were due to medical negligence
Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: BJP leader Sakshi Maharaj says oxygen supply was cut over non-payment of dues
BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj Saturday said 30 infants died in a Gorakhpur hospital because oxygen supply was cut off over non-payment of dues
A new criterion for diagnosis of bacterial infection in preterm infants could lead to earlier diagnosis and improve the prognosis for them, say researchers.
15-month-old infants are capable of forming generalisations about others and make attempts to appease adults they consider prone to anger, a study says.
Three Delhi-based infants have moved the Supreme Court through their father for a ban on bursting of crackers this Dusshera and Diwali. Arguing that the pollution created by crackers harms their under-developed lungs, the infants have sought a series of remedies for improving air quality.
Over 3.6 lakh children under age five die from pre-term birth complications each year in India, says an alarming study published in the prestigious journal The Lancet, adding that the complications of pre-term birth now outrank all other causes as the world's number one killer of young children.
Archaeologists have discovered the remains of two Ice Age infants buried more than 11,000 years ago at a site in Alaska, which represent the youngest human remains ever found in North America.
The bodies of three infants were found on Thursday in a filthy house in Massachusetts.
At least eight infants were found dead on Tuesday in the intensive care unit of a public hospital in Pakistan.