Newborn

  • Highest number of newborns die in India annually May 20, 2014

    London: More than seven lakh newborn babies die in India every year, the highest number of such deaths globally, a new study has claimed. Each year 5.5 million babies enter and leave the world without being recorded and one in three newborns - over 45 million babies - do not...
  • Watch: Adorable video of newborn who refuses to let go of its mom moments after birth March 1, 2014

    An adorable video of a newborn baby who refused to let go of its mum soon after a caesarean section birth has gone viral. The baby is seen nuzzling the mother's face and bursting into protesting cries as a nurse tries to pull it away from the mother. The baby...
  • AP: 16-year-old girl delivers baby, throws newborn from the window January 8, 2014

    Nizamabad: A 16-year-old girl student allegedly threw her newborn baby from the window of her school hostel in the district following which the infant died, police said on Wednesday. The girl, studying in class X at a state-run residential school for girls, had delivered a baby boy in the early hours...
  • Need to create awareness about critical newborn care: Nirupama Sarma May 7, 2013

    India accounts for 3,09,000 baby deaths every year on the first day of their birth, 29 per cent of such deaths around the world. What are the factors responsible for this and how can it be fixed? Save the Children's advocacy director Nirupama Sarma joined IBNLive readers for an interaction...
  • More than 3 lakh newborn babies die in India every year May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: More than 4,00,000 babies across South Asia die right after their birth, reveals a new study. The report also indicates that chronic malnourishment which leads to mental or physical impairment is particularly severe in the region. The report's birth day risk index shows that of the one million...
  • Thane: New-born baby girl found abandoned January 21, 2013

    Thane: A newly-born 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...
  • Viral: Wonderful video of a newborn being given a bath October 3, 2013

    Babies are cute and newborn babies the cutest. Watch this wonderful video of a newborn baby being given a bath. The title of the video on YouTube says, "One of the most wonderful videos you'll watch!" and you can't help but agree. ...
  • Viral: Wonderful video of a newborn being given a bath October 3, 2013

    Babies are cute and newborn babies the cutest. Watch this wonderful video of a newborn baby being given a bath. The title of the video on YouTube says, "One of the most wonderful videos you'll watch!" and you can't help but agree. ...
  • TN: New-born baby girl found abandoned in train December 21, 2012

    Madurai: A new-born 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...
  • New-born baby girl found abandoned in Rajasthan December 14, 2012

    Jaipur: A new-born 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...
  • Assam: Newborn's body found from dustbin November 17, 2012

    Nagaon: The body of a new-born was recovered from a hospital dustbin in Nagaon town of Assam on Saturday. The body was spotted at around 11 am from the bin near one of the gates at the Bhogeswari Phukanani Civil Hospital, police sources said. Some people noticed a few stray dogs...
  • West Bengal: New-born baby found dead inside well September 11, 2012

    Barrackpore: A new-born 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...
  • TN: Mom tries to throw newborn girl out of train August 9, 2012

    Chennai: Most parents welcome their newborns with affection and much joy. However, this baby girl was not. Hours after she was born, the infant’s mother packed her in a polythene bag and tried to throw her out of a moving train. But the baby was saved. Commuters, who were alerted...
  • Dog rescues newborn baby in Ghana June 10, 2012

    London: A newborn girl who was abandoned under a bridge in Ghana has been saved by a farm dog who spent a night guarding the helpless child, it was reported in London. The two-week old baby was found snuggling against the animal in Winkongo, near Bolgatanga in the upper east regional...
  • Kerala: Mother kills newborn, stuffs body in bag May 3, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a horrifying act, a 24-year old hospital canteen worker killed her newborn girl and stashed the body in a handbag on Thursday, intending to dispose it, police said. The woman gave birth to the girl in the bathroom of the hostel where she was staying and choked the infant...
  • Jodhpur: DNA test confirms new-born girl's parentage April 5, 2012

    Jodhpur: The mystery over the parentage of a new-born 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 25-year-old. Directed by Vishal Mahadkar and produced by Mahesh Bhatt, 'Blood Money' releases...
  • Over 9 lakh newborns die annually in India: Study August 31, 2011

    New Delhi: Despite a significant increase in women and child healthcare in India, more than nine lakh children in the country still die every year before becoming one-month-old, says a new global report. The study, conducted by experts at the World Health Organisation, Save the Children and the London School of...
  • India's second heaviest newborn weighs 5.6 kilos February 10, 2011

    The average weight of a newborn in India is 2.5 kilograms to 3.5 kilograms. ...
  • US: Twins born a year apart January 5, 2011

    One child of a twin pair was born in late hours of Dec 31, 2010, while the other was born at midnight, when 2011 started. ...
  • Woman gives birth on plane, tries to disown baby July 8, 2010

    Amritsar: A young Indian medical student, returning from Turkmenistan, gave birth to a baby aboard a plane and tried to flee after leaving behind the newborn in the toilet. She was later arrested, police said on Wednesday. According to the airport police, the woman was identified as Amandeep Kaur Mann, a...
  • Newborn dies as docs allegedly cut off her arm January 23, 2010

    New Delhi: In a shocking case of medical negligence at a government hospital in Udaipur a newborn lost her life after doctors allegedly severed her arm during a caesarian section. The happiness that Ranjeet felt when his baby girl was born two days back was shortlived as moments after her birth,...
  • 5 newborns die mysteriously in Andhra hospital November 16, 2009

    Five newborns died under mysterious circumstances in a government hospital in Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh. Parents allege that faulty incubators was the reason. ...
  • Playschools offering admissions to newborns April 29, 2009

    New Delhi: For the parents of newborns, who are worried that how would they go through the maddening admission process, there is no need to panic as the playschools have come up with a novel concept. Newborn babies can now be enrolled in advance and the kids can start attending...
  • 1 mn Indian infants die every year: UNICEF report January 19, 2009

    New Delhi: Sometimes numbers tell the story. The recent figures in the UNICEF report on the State of the World's Children are dismal – one million child deaths every year in India. It is once again a stark reminder of the distance that is yet to be covered when it comes...
  • 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...
  • Now, Govt to give newborns IDs with DNA details September 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Newborns all look alike. At least for those outside their immediate family. They are also unable to help with any information on themselves or resist force — perhaps why at least 10,000 newborns alone get stolen every year. And if you can't stop the thefts, at least you...
  • Man sells son to perform wife's last rites July 11, 2007

    Sahupur(Orissa): Sahupur’s villagers are facing extreme poverty so much so that the villagers find it hard to meet even their everyday needs. One recent incident in the village brought to light the seriousness of the situation. Ten days back, in Sahupur, Bipin Gagarai's pregnant wife Gurubari died after childbirth. When Bipin realised he...