Going Against Nature

  • Designer Baby: Hunt on for smart, intellectual sperms August 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Infertility is a whopping 3 billion dollar industry in the country. With one in five couples, childless In Verto Fertilisation (IVF) is fast gaining its grip in the great Indian household. "Gene Shopping" as the trend is termed isn't easy. The search for the...
  • Caesarean delivery, not all that safe August 28, 2008

    New Delhi: India is one of the few countries where more than 50 per cent of women opt for caesarean deliveries as opposed to normal child birth. But very few realise the benefits of going with nature or the consequences of going against it. Many women request doctors for a...
  • The rights and wrongs of aborting an ill foetus August 27, 2008

    New Delhi: Sunita Arora could well have been another Niketa Mehta making headlines for wanting to abort her 24weekold foetus. Her doctor had suspected that her baby would be born with complications, but when Sunita wanted to go in for an abortion, she was told it was unlawful to abort...