The prenatal workshop ‘Baby on Board’ organised by DNA was an informative session for parents-to-be as it highlighted the common problems or doubts parents have after the baby is born and also debunked various myths
Deepika Gupta, 35, a lawyer in a Delhi court, has been into a few relationships but has not been able to narrow down to Mr Right. With her biological clock ticking fast and her wish to have her own children in the near future,
According to a Swedish study, caffeine, the primary constituent of coffee, has been found to be associated with low birth weight babies and may also prolong pregnancy. A research team from the Norwegian Institute for Public
According to findings of a study by Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai, diabetes increases the risk of DNA damage in sperms, resulting in infertility. The on-going study which has found that DNA damage among diabetics
A study by Norwegian scientists says that folic acid supplements during early pregnancy could reduce risk of having a child with autism. Women who took folic acid supplements in early pregnancy almost halved the risk of having a
Pregnancy is often described as a wonderful wait for something even more wonderful, parenthood. Earlier, expecting mothers were taken care of by their entire families where the elders gave advice on what to do and eat out of
A healthy diet and avoiding eating for two during pregnancy helps limit excess weight gain for both women and their babies, says a new research. ‘Big babies become big children and big adults later on. If we can reduce that
Second Saturday, being a holiday for everyone only added to the troubles of poor patients who depend on government healthcare for their medical needs. Doctors and other medical staff of the health and family welfare department
After a long preparation and wait, you finally become proud parents of your little bundle of joy but it can get overwhelming at times when you don’t know what to do. At trying times like these, you often wish to seek help and
India has 2.6crore births annually. 1 in every 4 babies born among them is of low weight (< 2.5kg). And now scientists may have found the reason why.
Pregnant mothers exposed to air pollution emitted by vehicles are
The health ministry's proposal to tackle anaemia by providing iron folic acid (IFA) tablets every week to 130 million adolescent girls across the country ‘is old wine in new bottles, unlikely change things,’ an expert has
Pregnancy is a particularly trying time when a million questions haunt a pregnant woman’s mind. To add to this, there are so many misconceptions surrounding it, especially in our country. Sonali Shivlani, an Internationally
Becoming a mother is one of the most magnificent experiences in the world. The nine-month wait for something so special is indeed a wondrous time. For many, the first time is always an experience filled with great joy as well as
Amygdala, an almond sized brain area, has long been believed to induce panic attacks or fear. Now, a new research says that more brain areas could be linked with these kinds of sensation.
‘This research says panic, or intense