Mothers who "connect" with their baby during pregnancy are more likely to interact in a more positive way with their infant after it is born. Interaction is important for helping infants learn and develop.
The Indian Medical Association (Pune branch) will file a writ petition in the Supreme Court challenging certain rules in the sections of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act
A Judicial Magistrate First Class JMFC court sentenced a radiologist working with Aundh chest hospital to three years rigorous imprisonment for conducting illegal sex determination test at his clinic at Thergaon in 2006.
Claming that the Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act has failed to curb cases of female foeticide in the state,Health Minister Satpal Gosain on Sunday said that when the ruling SAD is once again voted to power in the 2012 Assembly elections,the government will bring changes in the Act to make it more effective.
To check female foeticide in the state and effectively implement the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act,1994,the state Health Department has formed a state-level inspection and monitoring committee under the chairpersonship of the Health Commissioner.