Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023



Why aren’t you getting pregnant when things seem normal?

December 16, 2022 1:19 pm

The first step after 12 months of trying to conceive (six months if you’re 35 or older) is to schedule an infertility evaluation. Worry not as treatment and intra-uterine insemination may help you conceive, says Dr Anuradha Kapur, Senior Director and Head of Unit (Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology) Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital

Is it safe for pregnant women to sit cross-legged?

December 16, 2022 9:19 am

Notably, this habit is often acquired during childhood as majority of Indian households especially in the rural regions traditionally follow the pattern of sitting cross-legged, said Dr (Mrs) Rana Choudhary, consultant obstetrician, gynaecologist and reproductive medicine, Masina Hospital

Woman becomes pregnant while already pregnant, gives birth to twins; know more about superfetation

June 01, 2022 3:19 pm

"Usually, the thin layer of the endometrial line doesn’t let another foetus enter the already developing embryo, but in rare cases, it successfully penetrates and starts developing."

Why pregnant women migrate? Pilot survey cites availability of agricultural jobs among the reasons

January 19, 2022 10:40 am

A pilot project to track the migration of children (0-18 years), pregnant and lactating women is under way in the state to streamline a process to ensure that no child or mother falls of the net of nutrition.

Have a pregnant dog at home? Here's how you can prepare her for birth

June 28, 2021 2:53 pm

Don’t forget to keep your vet’s contact details handy, and call them after the puppies are born, advises a doctor

Pregnant and breastfeeding women may opt to receive the vaccine

December 12, 2020 11:14 am

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not yet endorsed the vaccine for pregnant women, but an advisory committee to the agency is expected to meet this weekend to make further recommendations.

Pregnant women not more at risk of coronavirus; study

March 12, 2020 3:35 pm

According to a report in The Guardian, contrary to what is being feared, pregnant women are not more at risk to be suffering from Covid-19 symptoms.

Five key states yet to come on board Centre’s cash transfer scheme for pregnant women

June 12, 2018 5:45 am

Union government officials state that the non-cooperation of these states could result in the Centre being held legally accountable for not covering all states as required of it under National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013.

Depression can lower your chances of becoming pregnant: Study

May 26, 2016 12:10 pm

Depression lowers your chances of motherhood and regardless of psychotropic medication treatment it may delay your conception.

Obese women using oral contraceptives at higher stroke risk

March 15, 2016 6:57 pm

Use of oral contraceptives has been associated with increased risk of arterial ischemic stroke in obese women.