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Babies in Shrirampur are escaping malnutrition because of how they're held during breastfeeding
India

Babies in Shrirampur are escaping malnutrition because of how they're held during breastfeeding

The team of medical professionals is training mothers in using the cross-cradle hold, and for good reason.

Child marriage, malnutrition plague tribal children in Odisha's Nagada; villagers, mostly illiterate, pin hope on govt for healthcare facilities
India

Child marriage, malnutrition plague tribal children in Odisha's Nagada; villagers, mostly illiterate, pin hope on govt for healthcare facilities

Although largely clueless about politics and political leaders, the villagers of Nagada in Odisha continue to pin their hopes on the state government to take care of their health, development and infrastructure needs.

World Health Day 2019: Maternal & child health are priority areas for AI in India
India

World Health Day 2019: Maternal & child health are priority areas for AI in India

AI can go a long way in helping India attain a crucial sustainable development goal in health care.

Newborn deaths in India can be averted by 2030 with stronger health systems
India

Newborn deaths in India can be averted by 2030 with stronger health systems

Over 30 million babies are born too soon & too small each year, needing specialized care to survive.

Ayzh founder Zubaida Bai on the 'birth kits' helping women in rural India have hygienic deliveries
Life

Ayzh founder Zubaida Bai on the 'birth kits' helping women in rural India have hygienic deliveries

Zubaida Bai says that very often, when maternal healthcare products are designed, the biggest stakeholder — women — and their needs are not taken into consideration

Govt's ban on import, production and sale of life-saving drug oxytocin will negatively impact healthcare
India

Govt's ban on import, production and sale of life-saving drug oxytocin will negatively impact healthcare

Three months ago, the government created a monopoly of the drug oxytocin that prevents women from bleeding to death during labour.

Uttar Pradesh records 30% decline in maternal mortality ratio since 2013, tops chart in reduction of maternal deaths in India
India

Uttar Pradesh records 30% decline in maternal mortality ratio since 2013, tops chart in reduction of maternal deaths in India

Uttar Pradesh on Friday emerged as the surprise first among states who have recorded the maximum percentage of decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR).Friday.

Video Volunteers: Role of local self governance bodies in promoting maternal health in Rajasthan
Video Volunteers

Video Volunteers: Role of local self governance bodies in promoting maternal health in Rajasthan

Local self-governance bodies are promoting maternal health and awareness in Jambuda Village, Udaipur, Rajasthan with the help of community participation.

Proteins protecting mothers from Zika virus are harmful to placenta, foetal growth, says Yale University study
World

Proteins protecting mothers from Zika virus are harmful to placenta, foetal growth, says Yale University study

Proteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika virus, and help pregnant women fight the infection, can harm the placenta and foetal growth, a study has found.

Madhya Pradesh's dismal child health indicators can improve with better sanitation, focus on maternal care
India

Madhya Pradesh's dismal child health indicators can improve with better sanitation, focus on maternal care

Women's empowerment, better sanitation, and improvement in maternal health could improve the nutritional status of children in Madhya Pradesh.

Meet Kaushalya: The guardian of maternal health in Himachal's villages
India

Meet Kaushalya: The guardian of maternal health in Himachal's villages

Kaushalya safeguards maternal health in Himachal's villages