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Pregnant women News

Maharashtra govt reverses cap on income support during pregnancy

State now plans to modify its GR that had restricted the benefit to women with entered 9th month of pregnancy after Sept 15, 2015

Pregnant women to face loss of income support, govt caps benefit

Only those who entered ninth month of pregnancy after Sept 15, 2015, declared eligible in current fiscal, review on.


Strokes found rising among pregnant women

Many women who have high blood pressure during pregnancy do not realize they are five times more likely to have a stroke.

Dos and don'ts for pregnant women while travelling

Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling, but they need to be cautious.

To detect thalassaemia traits in pregnant women, govt taps pvt labs

1 in 18 pregnant women in the capital shows traits of thalassaemia.

Exercise during pregnancy boosts brain development in babies

Researchers said this head-start could have an impact on the child's entire life.


Babies learn first lullabies in the womb

Results show that foetuses can recognise and remember sounds from the outside world.

Mothers who smoke during pregnancy may affect babies' immunity

Babies exposed to smoke in utero have an increased risk for hospitalization and death.

New home pregnancy test tells how far along you are

One strip reads hCG levels to answer the question,"am I pregnant?"

Flu vaccine not tied to pregnancy complications

Pregnant women who get flu shots are at no greater risk for complications like high blood pressure.