New Born

  • West Bengal: Seven infant deaths at Malda hospital in 24 hours July 12, 2014

    Malda: In yet another instance exposing the laxity of state government in medical care, seven infants lost their life soon after their birth at West Bengal's Malda Medical College & Hospital. All the deaths took place in the past 24 hours. Hospital deputy superintendent Jyotish Das said the infants were aged...
  • Cesarean section may cause epigenetic changes July 5, 2014

    London: Researchers have found that the mode of delivery could make an imprint in the stem cells of the newborn infant. The finding may help explain why individuals born by cesarean section statistically have an increased risk of immunological diseases, researchers said. "The biological mechanisms predisposing a foetus or a...
  • West Bengal: Eight new born babies die in 24 hours in Purulia June 28, 2014

    Purulia: Eight new born babies died at the Deben Mahato Sadar Hospital in West Bengal's Purulia district in the last 24 hours. Hospital superintendent Nilanjana Sen said the babies were either one or twodays old. While five of them were underweight, two were suffering from respiratory problems and one died...
  • Kollam: 20yearold mother kills new born baby from her illicit relationship September 24, 2013

    A new born baby girl was suffocated to death reportedly by her mother at Kulathupuzha in Kollam district, police said on Tuesday. The baby's 20yearold mother has been taken into custody in connection with the incident, police said. Police said preliminary investigation revealed the woman delivered the baby at the residence...
  • DNA tests ordered to ascertain parentage of two newborns in Puducherry August 24, 2013

    The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry has decided to conduct DNA tests on two new born boys, delivered on the same day in a ward following confusion on their parentage, created by the negligent hospital staff. The alleged negligence by the staff on duty in the maternity wing...
  • Congress leader announces cash prize for newborn girls on Rajiv Gandhi's birthday August 21, 2013

    Celebrating the 69th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in his own way, a local Congress leader announced a gift of Rs 2,500 each to the girl babies born in the district on Tuesday. Joseph Louis, TNCC member and son of former MP from the district AGL Adaikalaraj,...
  • Newborn baby boy dumped near a garbage bin August 16, 2013

    A newborn baby boy was found abandoned near a garbage bin in a town near Madurai on Thursday. The infant, wrapped in a shawl and put in a textile shop bag, was noticed by a roadside shopowner at Sandhai Thidal near Thirubhuvanam on hearing the child's cries, police said. He handed...
  • Thane: Newborn baby girl found abandoned January 21, 2013

    Thane: A newlyborn girl was found abandoned in the city's Vartak Nagar locality in the early hours on Monday, police said. Some of the people who had come out for a morning walk, found the abandoned baby lying on the ground of a Firing Range around 6.30 am and later informed...
  • TN: Newborn baby girl found abandoned in train December 21, 2012

    Madurai: A newborn girl baby was found abandoned in a textile shopper bag in a coach of the Pandiyan Express train at neighbouring Dindigul on Thursday night. Police said a ticket examiner saw the baby wriggling in the bag and crying and gave a complaint to the Railway Police. Police rushed...
  • Newborn baby girl found abandoned in Rajasthan December 14, 2012

    Jaipur: A newborn girl child was found abandoned in an isolated area in Jalore district, police said in Jaipur. She was admitted to a government hospital in Sanchore area of the district, where her condition was stated as stable, they said. The infant was found wrapped in a cloth and abandoned few...
  • West Bengal: Newborn baby found dead inside well September 11, 2012

    Barrackpore: A newborn baby was found dead inside a well while his twin sibling went missing in Barrackpore in North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday, police said. The babies, born to Shankar Pal and Aarti Pal 40 days ago, were missing since Tuesday evening and after being searched, one of them...
  • Jodhpur: DNA test confirms newborn girl's parentage April 5, 2012

    Jodhpur: The mystery over the parentage of a newborn girl, who lay abandoned in a hospital in Jodhpur as two couples staked claim over a boy born on the same day, was solved on Thursday with a DNA test confirming Poonam Kanwar as her biological mother. The DNA report was produced...
  • 'Blood Money' star Kunal Khemu falls sick March 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Kunal Khemu says he cancelled his Chandigarh trip to promote his forthcoming film 'Blood Money' after he fell ill. "Was looking forward to meeting everyone in Chandigarh today unfortunately have fallen sick. Feel really bad," tweeted the 25yearold. Directed by Vishal Mahadkar and produced by Mahesh Bhatt, 'Blood Money' releases...
  • Bihar's birth control policy faulty? May 4, 2011

    Vaishali: As India finds out ways to control population growth, a policy in Bihar seems to be encouraging the opposite the Bihar government gives Rs 1400 to the family of every child delivered in a government hospital, while the incentive for every vasectomy is Rs 600. Latest figures reveal that...
  • 12yearold on school trip delivers baby March 30, 2011

    London: A 12 yearold Dutch girl, who did not realise she was pregnant, delivered a baby girl when she was on a school trip. "Neither the girl nor her family had realised she was pregnant, and there were no external signs to show it," the Telegraph quoted a spokesperson for health...
  • Orissa baby lives; doc dumped him for dead May 14, 2010

    Bhubaneswar: In what came as a shocking case of medical negligence from Orissa capital Bhubaneswar's biggest government hospital, a doctor allegedly declared a healthy newborn baby dead and dumped him in a dustbin. However, the baby was found to be alive and rescued by an attendant. "After the baby...
  • Security Echips for new borns May 13, 2010

    Surat hospital is providing a security blanket for babies like never before in India. They've introduced special security chips for every newborn. ...
  • Baby burnt due to medical negligence April 8, 2010

    Fourdayold Aryan foot was burnt by the heat blower, which is used to warm the hospital nursery. His crib had been kept far too close to the heat blower and the staff did not pay attention to his cries. Instead of informing the parents immediately, the staff tried to cover...
  • New born dies after docs refuse to help October 2, 2010

    Jaipur: A pregnant woman was forced to give birth at the hospital gate in Chandpole as the doctors of the government hospital refused to admit the woman in labour. The new born later died on the road because of delayed medical help. Infact, no help was offered from the hospital...
  • New-borns offer hope amid violence in Nandigram November 20, 2007

    Nandigram, West Bengal: The 10-month-long nightmare in Nandigram took many lives and rendered thousands homeless. But amid the cacophony of voices raised in protest, are the cries of three new-born babies, which have been born to Nandigram victims. Three girls were born on Monday, in the same hospital where, in a stark...