With 27 mn births every year, the Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India believes the "very real benefits" of vaccinations outweigh the risks.
They study found that they may die from pregnancy-related complications due to limited access to reproductive services since the pandemic started,.
This essay is from our International Women’s Day 2021 series, about women who rose to the challenges of being mothers, artists, professionals, students, and above all — individuals trying to make their way through an unprecedented time — over this pandemic year.
Both Kishwer Merchant and Suyyash Rai posted images on social media to officially announce the pregnancy
Alec and Hilaria Baldwin have welcomed their sixth child, five months after giving birth to Eduardo, their fifth
Women transfer more antibodies to their babies if they are infected earlier in their pregnancies, the study suggests.
Pregnancy and COVID-19: Avoiding risks and staying up-to-date on vaccinations is half the battle won
The precautions that expecting mothers need to take during their pregnancy aren't different than what most people are currently undertaking.
For the first time, microplastic particles have been found in the placenta of women after giving birth
Experts fear that the chemicals present in the plastic may interfere with their development of babies.
Kareena, who is pregnant with her second child, will share tips with mothers-to-be on everything from 'morning sickness to diet, exercise, wellness and preparing a nursery,' according to a press release.
World Diabetes day: Everything that you need to know about gestational diabetes when you are pregnant
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus can affect the baby’s health, and raise the risk of type 2 diabetes later in life.
World Diabetes Day: Amidst Coronavirus pandemic, India needs to pay attention to Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
We know that prediabetes and diabetes affect approximately six million births in India alone, of which 90 percent are due to GDM.
There are many types of contraception available across the globe and their proper use enables and empowers one to make the best sexual and reproductive health choices. The main purpose of contraception is to prevent pregnancy
Most importantly, the pregnant women faced a 70 percent increased risk of death, when compared to nonpregnant women who were symptomatic.
It is disappointing that in Badhaai Ho, the struggle of a middle-class homemaker who gets pregnant at the age of 52, ends at the second-hand embarrassment of her son, and society at large.
Kegel exercises, a type of pelvic floor strengthening exercise, are recommended to pregnant women to prevent the risks of urinary incontinence.
Excess folic acid during pregnancy may create complications; vitamin D likely to reduce risk of high blood pressure in newborns
The results of the study showed that the babies of the mice that received the highest amount of folic acid had abnormal brain changes, similar to that seen in the mice with folic acid deficiency.
A pelvic ultrasound is the only way to confirm if a woman has fibroids and doctors may recommend an MRI to reconfirm this diagnosis if they have any doubts.
For decades, expecting mothers have been considered a vulnerable group, for the potential harm to their fetuses’ health.
Pregnant women with COVID-19 infection more likely to require intensive care, give birth prematurely, claims study
With this review study, scientists concluded that doctors should be prepared to provide intensive care to COVID-19 positive pregnant women and specialist baby care facilities to their newborns.
Breast milk not only contains fats, proteins, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins but also white blood cells and immunoglobulin A, more than 200 oligosaccharides and various hormones