Why can’t breastfeeding be made compulsory? – Madras HC

Last week, The Madras High Court wanted to know from the Centre why Parliament should not enact a law that makes it obligatory for women to breastfeed their...

Cash incentives promotes breastfeeding among mothers: Study

Cash incentives should be given to mothers to encourage breastfeeding, according to a pilot study that has been published in JAMA Pediatrics and conducted by the University of...

Miss World 2017, India’s Manushi Chhillar, Reminds Us That Mothers...

Like many I know, I grew up watching beauty pageants like Miss World and Miss Universe on TV. And much like how a cricket fan during the World...

Study Says Grandparents Old-School Parenting Puts Children at Risk

Grandparents who care for their grandchildren tend to use the same practices they did when they were parenting, but some of them may be outdated, putting their grandchildren...

Fathers Under 25 or Over 51 Have Higher Risk of Having...

Women are always constantly reminded when they should and shouldn’t have babies. Who hasn’t heard that our biological clocks are ticking and if we don’t get pregnant by...

Common Antibiotics Linked to Miscarriage in Early Pregnancy

A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal reveals that taking certain types of antibiotics during early pregnancy may lead to an increased risk of miscarriage. The...

Low-Cost Drug Can Save The Lives of 33,000 Mothers A Year

Postpartum hemorrhaging (PPH) – excessive post-birth bleeding in the mother – is the leading cause of maternal deaths globally and is a condition that results in the death...

Serena Williams Announced Her Pregnancy on Social Media by Mistake

The media went abuzz when Serena Williams suddenly announced last week on SnapChat that she's 20 weeks pregnant. But the tennis superstar revealed on Tuesday that she shared her...

Former Bihar MLA Fires At Children – One Killed, Four Injured

Former Bihar MLA, Suryadev Singh of the JD(U), was arrested on Sunday evening for allegedly firing at a group of children playing outside his house in Bihar’s Rohtas...

Protest To Be Held at Jantar Mantar Against Fee Hike

Approximately 5,000 parents of children studying in 40 schools in Gurgaon will hold a protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on April 9 against fee hike by various private...
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