Tag: Pregnant Woman

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'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 […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
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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 […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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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 […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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Too much coffee during pregnancy bad for baby's liver: Study

New Delhi: Ladies, limit your tea or coffee intake if you’re expecting, as researchers have found that excess caffeine intake during pregnancy may impair baby’s liver development and increase the risk of liver disease in adulthood. In a study on rats, it was found that pregnant rats, which were given caffeine, had offspring with lower […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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Troubled Waters! Families Cross River, Tread On Road Carrying Patients On Cots

Kalahandi/Koraput: Yet again making a mincemeat of the tall claims made by the State government on infrastructure and healthcare facilities in rural pockets, a pregnant woman was carried on cot in the absence of ambulance services in Nagapada village under Jayapatna block of Kalahandi district on Monday. Reportedly, the condition of expectant mother became critical […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Taking Paracetamol In Pregnancy Risks Child's Behaviour

London: Women who take paracetamol during pregnancy are at risk of having children with behaviour problems, warn researchers. The study, published in the journal Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, examined whether there were any effects of taking paracetamol in mid-pregnancy and the behaviour of the offspring between the ages of six month and 11 years, with […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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5T Express Derails In BBSR As Woman Delivers Baby On Premises Of Capital Hospital

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Odisha government is going all guns blazing to review the implementation of 5T-Model of Governance with senior officials paying surprise visits to hospitals in remote areas, an incident of a pregnant woman delivering baby on the footpath on the premises of Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar has raised serious question on […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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5T Express Derails Again! Another Woman Delivers Baby On Hospital Verandah

Bhadrak: Once again bringing the dwindling state of healthcare system in Odisha to the fore, another pregnant woman had to deliver her baby on the verandah of Bhadrak District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) today. The woman, Ranulata Khillar, a resident of Taldumuka village under Tihidi block of the district was admitted to the hospital for delivery […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Mothers Still Face Barriers To Breastfeed At Work

New York: Despite the protections in place to support breastfeeding for employees, the burden still falls on working mothers to advocate for the resources they need, says new research. The study, published in the journal Workplace Health & Safety also revealed gaps in the quality and accessibility of breastfeeding resources in the eyes of working […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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Low-Dose Aspirin May Help New Mothers Cut Preterm Birth Risk

New York: Daily low-dose aspirin, from as early as the sixth week of pregnancy through the 36th week, may lower the risk of preterm birth among first-time mothers, suggest the results of a clinical trial which involved women from several low and middle-income countries, including India. The study, published in the journal The Lancet, involved […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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Pregnant Woman In Odisha Forced To Cross River In Sling Sans Road Connectivity

Koraput: Incidents of pregnant women being carried in slings and cots to hospitals due to lack of transportation facilities in several remote areas of Odisha, seem to have become a regular affair in the State. In yet another incident, a pregnant woman was forced to cross river in a sling due to the absence of […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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Auto Driver Helps Woman In Delivering Baby In Vehicle, Wins Hearts

Kota: An auto driver here came to the rescue of a woman in labour, helping her deliver the baby and then rushing her to hospital. Puja Mehawar (25) and her husband Sunil Mehawar had taken Ibrahim’s autorickshaw on Wednesday afternoon to go to the hospital. But she developed severe labour pains before they reached there. […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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