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Tuesday, December 07, 2021



National Family Health Survey: ‘95% of births in Maharashtra in 5 years took place at a health facility’

November 26, 2021 7:14 am

🔴. Institutional births are more common among women who have received an antenatal check, women with 12 or more years of schooling, women who are having their first birth, and urban women, according to the survey.

National Family Health Survey: 'Nearly 50 per cent of deliveries in pvt facilities through C-section'

November 26, 2021 7:24 am

🔴. Overall, there has been a four-point rise in the number of C-sections in the last five years in the country. Against 17.2% C-section births (NFHS-4), the fifth round of NFHS pegs the figure at 21.5%.

'Will never have my pre-baby body back': Halsey shares pics of postpartum body with an important message

October 12, 2021 1:14 pm

"I do not want to feed the Illusion that you're meant to feel and look 'great' immediately postpartum," Halsey wrote on Instagram

Amid pandemic, Argentine couples ask 'can I bring a child into this world?'

July 28, 2021 7:04 pm

Argentina has seen birthrates dip since 2016, but that accelerated sharply during the pandemic. In the populous city and surrounding province of Buenos Aires, births fell 25 percent at the start of this year versus the start of 2020, official data show

How to get back to normalcy after childbirth

April 28, 2021 2:08 pm

From health tips to a postpartum checklist, here is everything you need to know to bounce back to normalcy after giving birth

'We women are stronger than we know': Mahhi Vij pens note on mothers who undergo C-section

April 10, 2021 10:50 am

'My wife became a hero that day,' said Jay Bhanushali as he dedicated a post to wife Mahhi and all mothers

Expecting a baby soon? Parents reveal things you should do before delivery

January 17, 2020 4:21 pm

"Get as much sleep as you can, go out just the two of you. It will be awhile before you get either again," said a parent.

Can you have a vaginal birth after C-section? Here's what moms should know about caesarean delivery

January 09, 2020 1:41 pm

A doctor would recommend C-section only if normal delivery is not possible, due to maternal or foetal reasons like the mother's high blood pressure.

Water birth is as safe as land birth for the mother and baby, says research

December 16, 2019 11:59 am

Water birth: Experts have argued the safety of having a water birth because of perceived risk to the newborn but a new study has found that it is no more risky than a land birth.

'Vaginal delivery, breastfeeding reduces risk of allergy and asthma in children'

November 15, 2019 10:36 am

Researchers compared the records of 1,58,422 children to analyse how the method of birth (vaginal vs caesarean) and feeding practice (breastfed or bottle fed) influenced the number of allergic conditions reported by each young person up to 18 years.