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Explained: The confusion among US states as abortion landscape shifts
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Explained: The confusion among US states as abortion landscape shifts

Almost three months after Roe v Wade was overturned, changing restrictions and litigation in neighbouring Indiana and Ohio illustrate the whiplash for providers and patients navigating sudden changes in what is allowed where

From Kiwi to Flaxseeds, here are five home remedies for constipation during pregnancy
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From Kiwi to Flaxseeds, here are five home remedies for constipation during pregnancy

In addition to infrequent bowel movements, constipation can lead to bloating, stomach discomfort, and hard, dry stools that are very difficult to pass. Here are some of the home remedies to help you deal with it

60-day special maternity leave to female staff in case of death of a child soon after birth: Centre
India

60-day special maternity leave to female staff in case of death of a child soon after birth: Centre

The decision has been taken keeping in view the potential emotional trauma caused due to stillbirth or death of a child soon after birth, which has a far-reaching impact on the mother's life

Bipasha Basu, Karan Singh Grover announce pregnancy with mushy pictures
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Bipasha Basu, Karan Singh Grover announce pregnancy with mushy pictures

Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover, who first met on the sets of Alone in 2015, tied the knot in 2016.

Texas clinics shut down abortion services after state high court ruling
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Texas clinics shut down abortion services after state high court ruling

The ruling stopped a three-day-old order by a Houston judge who said clinics could resume abortions up to six weeks into pregnancy

UP: 24-year-old woman alleges gang-rape, miscarriage due to beating
India

UP: 24-year-old woman alleges gang-rape, miscarriage due to beating

Police said the woman has been hospitalised the matter is being investigated

Why ignoring maternal depression may lead to adverse impact on children
Health

Why ignoring maternal depression may lead to adverse impact on children

A child cannot be healthy or happy without the presence of a healthy and happy mother

Five healthy food habits that can help during pregnancy if you have a history of PCOS
Health

Five healthy food habits that can help during pregnancy if you have a history of PCOS

This condition refers to a hormonal disorder at reproductive age that affects the menstrual cycle

Posing for two: How Rihanna's pregnancy photoshoot is aesthetically different from those of Demi Moore, Beyonce
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Posing for two: How Rihanna's pregnancy photoshoot is aesthetically different from those of Demi Moore, Beyonce

The framing of Rihanna and ASAP Rocky's photoshoot is carefully calculated in its pretend intimacy. “Caught” so that you get the sense you are getting a peek into a private moment, though in a way that has been entirely choreographed.

Karwa Chauth 2021: Find out when fasting could be unsafe
India

Karwa Chauth 2021: Find out when fasting could be unsafe

A number of women face various health issues such as diabetes and high blood pressure, which make fasting unfeasible. In such cases they can give the fasting a miss and stick to puja and rituals only

Woman with tiny baby bump accused of faking pregnancy on social media, gives birth to daughter
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Woman with tiny baby bump accused of faking pregnancy on social media, gives birth to daughter

TikTok influencer Sofia Cavacini (20) faced cruel comments from users, which was made public only recently

Risk to mama and baby from COVID infection is far greater than risk from vaccine side-effects
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Risk to mama and baby from COVID infection is far greater than risk from vaccine side-effects

A viral infection can disrupt the placenta’s function, leading to preterm birth and, in the worst case, the death of the foetus in the womb.

The Kriti Sanon interview | 'With films like Mimi, I get more comfortable with the idea of growing as an actor'
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The Kriti Sanon interview | 'With films like Mimi, I get more comfortable with the idea of growing as an actor'

In an exclusive interview, Kriti Sanon discusses the leap she has taken as an actor in Mimi, collaborating again with Luka Chuppi director Laxman Utekar, and returning to the small-town template after her breakthrough Bareilly Ki Barfi.

Actor and screenwriter Ilana Glazer talks the horrors of modern birth system and her upcoming film False Positive
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Actor and screenwriter Ilana Glazer talks the horrors of modern birth system and her upcoming film False Positive

Glazer, 34, started working on False Positive long before she became pregnant, and while it is one of the most prominent projects she has appeared in since Broad City ended in 2019, it is by no means a comedy.

Pregnant Indian women are ineligible for COVID-19 vaccines, scared to visit clinics for checkups
India

Pregnant Indian women are ineligible for COVID-19 vaccines, scared to visit clinics for checkups

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.

Women in Africa more likely to die from pregnancy complications than from COVID-19: UN
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Women in Africa more likely to die from pregnancy complications than from COVID-19: UN

They study found that they may die from pregnancy-related complications due to limited access to reproductive services since the pandemic started,.

A Pandemic Year for Women: For an expectant mother, a fraught but life-affirming experience
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A Pandemic Year for Women: For an expectant mother, a fraught but life-affirming experience

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.

Kishwer Merchant, Suyyash Rai announce they're expecting their first child together
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Kishwer Merchant, Suyyash Rai announce they're expecting their first child together

Both Kishwer Merchant and Suyyash Rai posted images on social media to officially announce the pregnancy

Alec Baldwin, wife Hilaria welcome sixth child, post family picture on social media
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Alec Baldwin, wife Hilaria welcome sixth child, post family picture on social media

Alec and Hilaria Baldwin have welcomed their sixth child, five months after giving birth to Eduardo, their fifth

Pregnant women can pass on COVID-19 antibodies to newborns via placenta, mounting evidence suggests
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Pregnant women can pass on COVID-19 antibodies to newborns via placenta, mounting evidence suggests

Women transfer more antibodies to their babies if they are infected earlier in their pregnancies, the study suggests.