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
There is no experience, absolutely nothing in the world that can compare with the pain of losing a baby. Except the mother-to-be, no one else can understand what it means. Sadly, a miscarriage or spontaneous abortion (to give its
A British girl, suffering from a rare form of brittle bone disease, has survived against all odds despite being born with 30 broken bones. Every time her mother moved during pregnancy, it led to broken bones in young Millie
If you are a gay couple or a single man/woman looking for a surrogate then India’s no longer the place for you. A new Home Ministry directive has sought to put in place stringent rules regarding medical visas given to
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Our modern lifestyle – with all its perks and benefits – has started to take a toll on our bodies. Back pain, knee pain, and neck strains have become everyday problems. People use over-the-counter ointments, oils, pain
Exposure to high pollen levels in the last three months of pregnancy significantly increases the baby’s risk of contracting asthma, warn Swedish researchers. High pollen count was associated with a 35 per cent increased risk of
Using cabbage leaves and tea bags to ease pain in breastfeeding are some folk remedies quite popular with new mothers. Drinking beer to produce more milk, for instance, is a folk tradition that singer Mariah Carey followed. She
Scientists using DNA sequencing have identified more than 700 bug species in breast milk, the main source of nourishment for newborns. Spanish researchers Maria Carmen Collado, from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food
An exponential growth of technology means that children have stopped reading resulting in poor mental development. One way to arrest this regression is through DHA-fortified foods. DHA, the acronym for docosahexaenoic acid is a
After suffering five miscarriages in five years, a 33-year-old British woman has finally given birth. This was possible after she took an aspirin a day.
Dawn Paddock gave birth to son Shay in April 2010, and was determined to
A new report suggests that cases of surrogacy or ‘wombs for hire’ have increased in the past five years. The research, published in The Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, reveals there is an increasing demand in the