Pregnant Women-Jharkhand

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Pregnant Women Travels For Delivery Due To Lack Of Roads

As per reports, a pregnant woman from Jharkhand had to go all the way to Chhattisgarh because she couldn't access healthcare facilities in her village. "We called up Jharkhand's helpline number for a pregnant woman but we were told that they won't be able to help us in the absence of the road,'' stated a local resident. Notably, the Deputy Commissioner of Gumla district is looking into the matter.

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 06:27 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: National, Jharkhand, Pregnant women, Travel, Chhattisgarh

Courtesy: ANI News

Pregnant Woman


COVID Positive Pregnant Women Can Give Normal Births: Study

In a study published in the "Journal of Perinatal Medicine", researchers have found that women infected with COVID-19 during pregnancy, can give normal births. Reportedly, the study was conducted on 33 publicly insured women and their infants. ''At 6-month follow-up, we observed normal growth patterns and developmental milestones,'' said Malika Shah, senior author of the study. The results are said to be reassuring for pregnant women.   

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 12:39 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: pregnancy, Covid-19, Normal Birth, Pregnant women, Study

Courtesy: ANI

Pregnant Women Taking Vaccination

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Pregnant Vaccinated Women Pass Antibodies To Newborns: Study

Pregnant women who get mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine transmit high levels of antibodies to their newborns, said a study published in the ''American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology MFM''. It revealed that 36 newborns whose mothers got either Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine during pregnancy have protective antibodies at delivery. ''It could protect the babies in the first several months of their lives, when they're most vulnerable,'' said… read-more

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 - 11:09 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Covid-19, Covid Vaccination, Pregnant women, Newborn

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Mother and baby

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Covid Positive Mothers May Continue To Breastfeed Their Babies: Health Ministry

According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Covid positive mothers can breastfeed their children without the fear of transmitting the virus. However, precautions like wearing of a mask and maintaining a six-feet distance after feeding the baby are necessary. Gynaecologist and Obstetrician Dr Manju Puri said that vaccinating a pregnant or lactating mother may protect the newborn to some degree.

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 02:24 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Pregnant women, lactating mothers, Covid-19, Breastfeed

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Women's Football

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FIFA Guarantees 14-Week Maternity Leave For Women

What could be called as a revolutionary measure, FIFA has guaranteed maternity leave for professional women footballers. FIFA's president Gianni Infantino has stated that the body has approved a minimum of the 14-week maternity leaves for female players with a minimum eight-week leave after birth as per the new rules. Infantino said, "The club will be under an obligation to reintegrate her into football activity and provide adequate medical… read-more

Sat, 05 Dec 2020 - 06:24 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: FIFA, Women's football, Maternity Leave, Pregnant women

Courtesy: NDTV Sports

Pregnant Woman

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Nainital Offers 'Doli' Service To Carry Pregnant Women To Hospital

Uttarakhand's Nainital district has introduced palanquin service to carry pregnant women in rural areas to hospital. The service spans out especially to villages located in hillside areas such as Dhari, Ramgarh, Bhimtal. Releasing Rs 10 lakh to procure 500 Doli, DM Savin Bansal said the person who helps to bring pregnant women in Palanquin will be rewarded with Rs 2000. The initiative aims to reduce the mother-child mortality rate in… read-more

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 07:22 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Pregnant women, pregnancy, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Courtesy: NDTV

Protestors in Poland against abortion laws

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Poland's New Abortion Law Draws Women Protestors

A horde of Polish women gathered to protest against the new abortion laws which were implemented by ruling party (PiS). The new rule has banned the abortion of malformed feotus, which counted for 98% of legal abortions in the previous year. It is estimated that over 2,00,000 abortions are being carried out either illegally or abroad, report states.

Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 01:12 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Poland, European Union, Abortion, Protests, Pregnant women, Covid-19

Courtesy: BBC News


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25-year-old Pregnant Woman Dies of Medical Laxity in Rajasthan

A 25-year-old pregnant woman allegedly died of medical laxity in the Churu district of Rajasthan. The deceased has been identified as Ratna Meena and was a resident of Rampur village. After the girl's death, a skirmish broke out between the villagers and police. The family members of the deceased demanded Rs 10 lakh as compensation and refused to cremate the body. Reportedly, the villagers started pelting stones which injured several police… read-more

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 06:13 PM / by Nilesh Bansal

Tags: Rajasthan, Rajasthan Police, Pregnant women, CM Ashok Gehlot

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Husband, In-Laws Murders Pregnant Woman, Throws Her Body Into Ganga Canal

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UP: Husband Murders Pregnant Woman, Throws Body into Ganga Canal

Muzaffarnagar Police on September 5 said that a pregnant woman, identified as Neha, was thrown into the Ganga canal after she was strangulated to death by her husband and in-laws. Reportedly, the victim's husband, Kamal, has confessed the crime. According to the deceased's father, Kamal and his family used to harass the victim for dowry, and they killed her when their demands remained unfulfilled.

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 - 08:54 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Pregnant women, Murdered, Dowry

Zika Virus

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Zika Virus: Research Shows Chances of Placental Infection in Pregnant Women

A new study conducted by a team of scientists, biologists, physicians, and nurses from several institutions in Brazil, revealed that the Zika Virus can form a persistent, replicating infection in the placenta. However, it increases the chance of the virus getting through the fetus which may also affect brain development, the research stated. The Zika Virus has been reported in 86 countries so far, with Brazil being the worst… read-more

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 - 05:00 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Brazil, Pregnant women, infection

Courtesy: ANI News