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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
World

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
Lifestyle

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
Entertainment

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
Entertainment

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
science

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.

Pregnancy and COVID-19: Avoiding risks and staying up-to-date on vaccinations is half the battle won
science

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
science

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 Kapoor Khan to release Pregnancy Bible, a comprehensive guide, in 2021
Entertainment

Kareena Kapoor Khan to release Pregnancy Bible, a comprehensive guide, in 2021

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
India

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
science

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.

Method of contraception used may determine how long it takes until normal fertility resumes
Health

Method of contraception used may determine how long it takes until normal fertility resumes

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

Pregnant women face an increased risk from COVID-19, need intensive care than non pregnant women
science

Pregnant women face an increased risk from COVID-19, need intensive care than non pregnant women

Most importantly, the pregnant women faced a 70 percent increased risk of death, when compared to nonpregnant women who were symptomatic.

In Badhaai Ho, Neena Gupta's character remains the catalyst, seldom evolving into the focal point
Entertainment

In Badhaai Ho, Neena Gupta's character remains the catalyst, seldom evolving into the focal point

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 if done correctly prevent urinary incontinence in women but remain sparsely used
Health

Kegel exercises if done correctly prevent urinary incontinence in women but remain sparsely used

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
Health

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.

Uterine fibroids: What you need to know about symptoms, risk factors and treatment
Health

Uterine fibroids: What you need to know about symptoms, risk factors and treatment

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.

Why even vital medicines, vaccines are rarely tested for safety in pregnant women
science

Why even vital medicines, vaccines are rarely tested for safety in pregnant women

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
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.

How alarmins found in breast milk protect newborns from intestinal disorders, obesity
Health

How alarmins found in breast milk protect newborns from intestinal disorders, obesity

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