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Tag: Pregnant Woman

Death of pregnant woman with stillborn twins sparks tension in Baripada

Mayurbhanj: Tension prevailed in front of the District Collectorate in Baripada on Friday after a pregnant woman carrying stillborn twins died due to alleged medical negligence. As per reports, relatives of the deceased woman staged a demonstration at the spot seeking justice. “The authorities at the hospital demanded money from us when we brought my […]

Pregnant Woman Carried On Stretcher For 1 km, Delivers Baby In Ambulance

Nayagarh: A pregnant woman was carried on a stretcher for one km in cut-off areas of Kanadi village under Daspalla block here as ambulance couldn’t reach her due to absence of motorable road to the village. The woman, Sabita Jani, reportedly delivered a baby boy in the ambulance while being shifted to Daspalla hospital. As […]

Long travel during pregnancy may harm baby

New York: Women who travel long distances to their workplaces during pregnancy are likely to birth underweight babies. According to a study, for pregnant women who commute over 80 km to work, each 16 km increased the probability of having a low-birth-weight baby 14 per cent. Further, increasing travel by 16 km over the 80 […]

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Maternal delivery complications higher during night, weekends: Study

New York: Women who deliver babies during night time, weekends and even on holidays are more likely to face complications, finds a new study. The study, published in Risk Analysis journal, showed that the odds of a mother experiencing a delivery complication are 21.3 per cent higher during night time. A mother delivering a baby […]

Pregnant woman delivers baby while being carried in sling in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A pregnant woman delivered a baby while being carried in a sling to an ambulance which failed to reach Chapulpada village under Khairaput block in Malkangiri district today in the absence of proper roads. According to sources, the woman, wife of one Dhabulu Majhi, experienced labour pain in the morning hours today following which […]

'Cares' may contribute mothers to inadequate protection in subsequent pregnancies

New York: Mothers whose first child was taken into out-of-home care were found to have inadequate or no prenatal care during subsequent pregnancies, says a new study. Out-of-home care is a temporary, medium or long-term living arrangement for children and young people who cannot live in their family home. The study showed that the odds […]

Expectant mother carried in sling yet again!

Malkangiri: Absence of motorable roads in the remote areas continues to affect the people, depriving them of timely healthcare services in the State. Yet another incident has come to fore from Malkangiri district where a pregnant woman was carried in a sling on Friday. According to reports, one Sani Peda, wife of Bisambar Peda of […]

Pregnant woman dies due to ambulance delay in Balasore

Balasore: The management of the ambulance services especially in remote areas has once again come under scanner after a pregnant woman died allegedly after ambulance failed to arrive on time in Kansa village under Nilagiri police limits in the district on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Basanti Nayak. According to sources, Basanti underwent […]

Sans motorable road, pregnant woman carried on cot!

Koraput: Absence of motorable road and lack of bridges across rivers in remote areas of Odisha continue to affect people depriving them of timely healthcare services in the State. Yet another incident of a pregnant woman being carried on cot was reported from Koraput district. According to reports, Subai Nirikiyanka of Karikon village under Narayanpatna […]

Ambulance carrying pregnant woman meets with accident, 3 injured

Nabarangpur:  At least three persons including an expectant mother and ASHA worker were critically injured after the 108 ambulance they were travelling in met with an accident near Gabaguda village in Umerkote of the district late on Saturday night. According to sources, the expectant mother hailing from Chacha village of Jharigaon block of the district […]

Expectant mother dies due to ‘medical negligence’ in Keonjhar DHH; doc refutes allegation

Keonjhar: A pregnant woman of Suakathi village died at the Keonjhar District Headquarters hospital today after being allegedly left unattended by the hospital staff. Deceased Jhunu Munda, was identified as the wife of Jogendra Munda of Suakathi village of Bansapal block here. While Jogendra blamed the Asha worker and the hospital authorities for the death […]

Keonjhar Woman Delivers Stillborn Baby After 102 Ambulance Overturns

Keonjhar: In an unfortunate incident, a woman today delivered a stillborn girl child after the 102 ambulance in which she was being carried to Karanjia hospital overturned near Tilabeda on National Highway-220 under Saharpada block of Keonjhar district. As per sources, Budhuni Munda, wife of Narendra Munda of Chakundapala village here complained of labour pain […]

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Expectant mother carried on cot, delivers baby girl in Ambulance

Malkangiri:  Once again the sordid condition of poor rural infrastructure and healthcare in Odisha was exposed after a pregnant woman, who was carried on a cot, delivered a baby girl in the ambulance on the way to the hospital in remote Malkangiri district. The shocking incident was reported from at Mantriput village in the district […]

Family members carry pregnant woman on cot for 15 kms

Berhampur: Absence of motorable roads and lack of bridges across several streams in remote areas of Odisha continue to haunt people depriving them of timely healthcare services in the State. On Saturday, another incident of a pregnant woman being carried on cot was reported from Ganjam district. According to reports, Hiramani Nayak of Kaduabada village […]

Pregnant woman carried on bike to hospital in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: In another unfortunate incident exposing how basic amenities are still farfetched for many in remote areas of the State, a pregnant woman in Pabaliguda village of Chitrakonda block in Malkangiri had to be carried on a motorcycle to the hospital due to lack of motorable road and bridge to her village. “It is impossible […]

Pregnant woman carried in sling: An incident a day mocks health schemes of Odisha

Malkangiri: Highlighting the poor rural infrastructure and healthcare in Odisha, a pregnant woman was carried in a sling for nearly five kms after an ambulance failed to reach her village due to lack of motorable road. The incident was reported from Lachhamipur village under Gunthabeda panchayat in Malkangiri district today. As per reports, a woman […]

With no roads, pregnant woman carried on cot in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: Failure of ambulance services to villages especially in cut off areas due to poor road connectivity refuses to die down with one more such incident being reported from Chaulagheri village of Bangiriposhi in Mayurbhanj district today. As per reports, a woman of the village complained of labour pain early morning today following which the […]

Sans motorable road, expectant mother carried on cot Again!

Ganjam: Going by the deteriorating healthcare services in the State, it seems the Odisha government has failed miserably to provide even basic medical facilities to the people in the interior areas as yet again a pregnant woman was carried on cot due to absence of motorable road to a village in Ganjam district. The woman, […]

Eat fish thrice a week to boost your unborn's eyesight, brain

London: Pregnant women can enhance the development of their unborn child’s eyesight and brain function by regularly eating fatty fish during the pregnancy, a new study has found. The findings suggested that infants whose mothers ate fish three or more times a week during the last trimester of their pregnancy fared better than those whose […]

Pregnant woman carried on cot in Malkangiri

A pregnant woman from Bidarpakhana village under Paparmetla block in the district had to be carried on cot to hospital after her family members failed to contact an ambulance in Malkangiri district on Saturday. The woman, identified as the wife of Arjun Khara of Bidarpakhana village, developed labour pain yesterday evening.

Another woman delivers baby on roadside in Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: Barely hours after an expectant mother was carried on cot for several kilometres before she could access an ambulance in Nabarangpur, another woman met the same fate due to lack of proper road connectivity in the district here on Saturday evening. The incident was reported from Tarajodi village under Jharigaon block in the district. […]

Expectant mothers suffer again due to poor road connectivity

Bhubaneswar: Despite various welfare schemes, reports of expectant mothers being carried on shoulders to hospitals and delivering midway have now become a regular feature owing to absence of road connectivity in several parts in Odisha. The benefits of such welfare schemes fail to reach beneficiaries on the ground which was again evident from three different […]

Woman in labour crosses river on boat to reach hospital, delivers twins

Keonjhar: In absence of proper roads, a woman in labour had to cross a river on a boat and then board an ambulance to reach hospital in Telkoi block of Keonjhar district on Sunday. When Chapala Patra of Sapalanji village started experiencing pain, her family members called an ambulance. But the vehicle couldn’t reach up […]

Pregnant women carried in a sling for 3 kms in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A pregnant woman was carried in a sling for nearly three kilometres after ambulance failed to reach her due to lack of proper road connectivity to Dutelguda village under Korukonda block here today. According to reports, one Parbati Khila of the village developed labour pain in the morning. Though the family members had called […]

Skin care tips for pregnant women during summer

New Delhi: Pregnancy is one of the most significant moments in a woman’s life hence it is essential to treat the mother in you with the same care and love. Incorporating the right products in your skin care regimen is essential to avoid summer skin problems like prickly heat, heat rashes, stretched skin, and stretch […]