CHILD BIRTH

  • Negligence during surgery: 2 doctors, nursing home to pay Rs 10 lakh May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A nursing home and its two doctors have been directed by a consumer forum to pay Rs 10 lakh as compensation to a woman for leaving a piece of sponge in her abdomen during an operation in 2012 resulting in formation of 1.5 litre pus in her body. East...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 13 babies born at refugee camp, but no medical aid September 19, 2013

    Ghaziabad: In the past eight days, 13 babies have been born at the refugee camp for riot victims from Muzaffarnagar. But as IBN7 reports, there is no medical help that is reaching the victims. In the past eight days, three women have had a miscarriage due to lack of medical...
  • FTN: Should commercial surrogacy be declared illegal in India? June 18, 2012

    India is fast turning into a surrogacy hub for couples desperate to have children. ...
  • India a surrogacy hub despite the flip side June 12, 2012

    Mumbai: India is fast turning into a surrogacy hub for couples desperate to have children. But there is a flip side the possibility of exploitation. CNNIBN takes a look at both sides of what's being called the fertility industry. "I have big dreams for my children. I want my son...
  • Smith to go on short leave during England series May 22, 2012

    Johannesburg: South Africa Test captain Graeme Smith will take a short break between the first two Tests in England in July to be with his wife for the birth of their first child. "Cricket South Africa will, in all likelihood, grant Graeme a leave of absence," said the South Africa...
  • Home births riskier for firsttime moms: Study November 26, 2011

    London: Tobemoms please take note: Women who opt for a home birth for their first baby are almost three times more likely to suffer complications than if they go to hospital, a landmark study has found. The largest ever study, conducted by Oxford University involving more than 65,500 births in...
  • Gaddafi's daughter gives birth in Algeria: sources August 31, 2011

    Algiers: Muammar Gaddafi became a grandfather again on Tuesday when his daughter Aisha gave birth to a girl within hours of fleeing across Libya's desert border into Algeria, officials said. Algerian officials highlighted the plight of the expectant mother in explaining a decision to give refuge to the fugitive Libyan exleader's...
  • LIving it Up: A journey to pregnancy September 19, 2010

    On this week's episode, share the experience and explore the amazing journey to the pregnancy. ...
  • Cesarean babies face respiratory, heart problems: study January 18, 2010

    WHO reported one in five deliveries in India is Cesarean. ...
  • INVO steals the baby thunder from IVF tehniques March 9, 2009

    New Delhi: While the medical world and society debate over whether expensive procedures like IVF are really required for enhancing a couples chances to conceive, here comes a new technique called INVO. It is not only far less expensive, it also requires far more basic infrastructure as compared to IVF....
  • Octuplets' births surprise California doctors January 27, 2009

    California: A woman in California delivered what may be the nation's second liveborn set of octuplets on Monday morning, surprising doctors who expected seven babies. The first three to seven days will be critical for the infants, Dr Mandhir Gupta said. The six boys and two girls ranging in weight from...
  • Caesarean delivery, not all that safe August 27, 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...
  • Fathering kids before the age of 45 is a good idea June 1, 2008

    London: A new research has shown that kids are almost twice as likely to die before adulthood if their father is above the age of 45. Researchers from the Danish Epidemiology Science Centre found that the deaths of kids fathered by over45s occurred at almost twice the rate of those...
  • Triplets for woman with two wombs December 23, 2006

    London: A woman with two wombs has given birth to three children in what is believed to be the first case of its kind, a hospital official said on Friday. Hannah Kersey, 23, gave birth to three girls in September, said Richard Dottle, a spokesman for Southmead Hospital in Bristol where...
  • Nepal 'deadliest' place to give birth December 18, 2006

    Kathmandu: When pregnant Nepali villager Suntali Rai felt pain in her stomach, relatives comforted her and urged patience as she waited for the birth of her second child. But when Rai, aged 30, began bleeding, they realised she was in labour and struggled in vain for two days to deliver...