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COVID-19 and pregnancy: Expecting moms four times more at risk; infection may cause blood clots, preterm birth
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COVID-19 and pregnancy: Expecting moms four times more at risk; infection may cause blood clots, preterm birth

Besides the risk of being exposed to COVID-19 at medical facilities, pregnant women are also at a higher risk of developing blood clots than non-pregnant women

A new bill puts commercial surrogacy to an end. Here's how it shaped the lives of women in a Gujarat clinic
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A new bill puts commercial surrogacy to an end. Here's how it shaped the lives of women in a Gujarat clinic

Primarily home-makers or migrant workers, the surrogates at the Akansha Hospital and Research Institute earn nearly 10 times as much as they would be paid as labourers

Chromosomal abnormalities, placental issues among many reasons that cause miscarriages: Here's how to ensure a safe pregnancy
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Chromosomal abnormalities, placental issues among many reasons that cause miscarriages: Here's how to ensure a safe pregnancy

It’s not possible to prevent a miscarriage completely, but one can reduce the risks of this complication by following a few steps.

Pregnant during COVID-19: Expecting mothers left in the lurch by India's healthcare system as tackling pandemic takes priority
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Pregnant during COVID-19: Expecting mothers left in the lurch by India's healthcare system as tackling pandemic takes priority

The Indian government’s pandemic advice in March had asked pregnant women, children and elderly to remain indoors.

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Twitter India's Mahima Kaul on maternity leave, work after pregnancy
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The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Twitter India's Mahima Kaul on maternity leave, work after pregnancy

In this episode of Women In Labour, Twitter India's Mahima Kaul discusses what questions to-be moms should be asking about maternity leave, and how to take on leadership roles post-pregnancy.

WHO reminds governments, hospitals to continue to provide essential health services despite Coronavirus crisis
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WHO reminds governments, hospitals to continue to provide essential health services despite Coronavirus crisis

Essential health services must continue, babies are still being born, vaccines must still be delivered in this crisis.

International Women’s Day Part 9: 6 health tips for women
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International Women’s Day Part 9: 6 health tips for women

Due to lack of information, a lot of women don’t even know what to look for and how to care of their health.

Everything you wanted to know about having sex after pregnancy
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Everything you wanted to know about having sex after pregnancy

Being new parents is bound to take a toll on your sleep pattern and lifestyle, but the one thing it affects the most is your sex life.

International Women’s Day Part 5: Four things men should know about women’s health
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International Women’s Day Part 5: Four things men should know about women’s health

Truth is, women's bodies are very different compared to men's. And it is not confined to hormones and the reproductive system.

Here’s how your periods after pregnancy will be different from before
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Here’s how your periods after pregnancy will be different from before

The fact is that your body, after going through 9 months of pregnancy, is now very different. Obviously, your period will not be the same as before.

Lucknow University launches 'garbha sanskar', a course on how pregnant women must eat, wear and behave
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Lucknow University launches 'garbha sanskar', a course on how pregnant women must eat, wear and behave

Addressing Lucknow University students during convocation in 2019, Anandiben Patel gave the reference of Abhimanyu from the Mahabharata who received warfare skills in his mother's womb. She had also claimed that there is an institute in Germany which had introduced such a course.

Which beauty products to avoid and two other findings to consider if you're expecting
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Which beauty products to avoid and two other findings to consider if you're expecting

There are a number of steps you can take to reduce the risks of miscarriage, stillbirth, placental abruption, preeclampsia, etc.

Everything you wanted to know about having sex during pregnancy
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Everything you wanted to know about having sex during pregnancy

One might assume that it’s unsafe to have sex during the three trimesters of your pregnancy, but that's simply not true.

Neha Dhupia says Bollywood sidelined her post-pregnancy, despite acclaimed performance in Tumhari Sulu
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Neha Dhupia says Bollywood sidelined her post-pregnancy, despite acclaimed performance in Tumhari Sulu

Neha Dhupia added that though she was not insecure about her body weight during pregnancy, after she gave birth, she began developing body image issues

Four common discomforts during pregnancy
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Four common discomforts during pregnancy

Leaving aside any complications, most of the pregnancy discomforts are caused by hormonal changes.

11 myths about condoms you shouldn’t believe
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11 myths about condoms you shouldn’t believe

Since condoms are still only spoken about in whispers, there is bound to be a lot of false information out there.

Air pollution can lead to 'missed' miscarriages among pregnant women: study
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Air pollution can lead to 'missed' miscarriages among pregnant women: study

Missed miscarriages occur when a fetus dies early in pregnancy while remaining in the uterus.

World Contraception Day 2019: Taking the pill as a teen increases depression risk, even years after stopping
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World Contraception Day 2019: Taking the pill as a teen increases depression risk, even years after stopping

The UN has declared access to contraceptives a universal human right, for its clear benefits and lack of adverse side effects.

World Contraception Day: Why do young men still not want to talk about contraception?
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World Contraception Day: Why do young men still not want to talk about contraception?

Sexual health education aimed at young men must go beyond simply telling them to use condoms.

World Contraception Day 2019: If an app claims that it prevents pregnancy, don't count on it
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World Contraception Day 2019: If an app claims that it prevents pregnancy, don't count on it

Fertility awareness methods and apps help women better understand their bodies, are relatively cost-effective and have no side-effects