Pregnancy

  • Shakira: Yes, we are expecting our second baby August 29, 2014

    New York: Shakira is pregnant with baby No. 2. The Colombian singer made the announcement on her Facebook and Twitter pages on Thursday. Her representative confirmed that the accounts were real. The Grammy winner wrote: "Yes, we are expecting our second baby!! Thank you all for your well wishes!" No more details about...
  • Continue work during pregnancy? Why not? If a director is ready, I'll definitely work, says Rani Mukerji August 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Popular actress Rani Mukerji says her marital status won't affect her work and even a pregnancy won't come in the way as long as the director is comfortable. After marriage, actresses often cut down on their work. Asked in a group interview if she too would do so, Rani said:...
  • 18-year-old girl raped for 3 years on pretext of marriage August 18, 2014

    An 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Jaipur by a youth for three years on pretext of marriage, police said. The victim alleged in her complaint that she was raped on pretext of marriage by the accused identified as Ashraf for three years. He refused to marry her after the girl...
  • Replace sex education with format to make people aware about child pregnancy July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Days after courting controversy over his remarks on imparting sex education in schools, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said it should be replaced by a format which makes people aware about child pregnancy and associated evils. "I have spoken out against so-called sex education without pedagogy on this...
  • Kim Kardashian feels she will get pregnant soon July 5, 2014

    London: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian revealed to her sister Khloe and brother Rob, she feels she will get pregnant soon. Kardashian, 33, who married rapper Kanye West in May and has a on-year-old daughter with him, said on her family reality show 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star that her...
  • Snapshot: Genelia D'Souza shows off her pregnancy glow at the launch of Riteish Deshmukh's 'Lai Bhari' June 9, 2014

    She is preparing to welcome her first child. And yes, pregnancy is certainly going well with Genelia Dsouza. The actress looked utterly happy, and radiant as she attended the launch of Riteish Deshmukh's 'Lai Bhari'. The excited Riteish confirmed the news in an interview to ToI. "Yes, my wife is...
  • Kourtney Kardashian pregnant with third baby? June 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian is reportedly pregnant again and expecting her third baby with longtime lover Scott Disick. The 35-year-old 'Keeping With The Kardashians' star already has a son Mason, 4, and daughter Penelope, 23 months, with Disick, reported Us magazine. "She is only a few months along. Kourtney...
  • Pregnancy apps for Android, iOS that help track baby, mom's progress May 8, 2014

    New York: When I became pregnant with my daughter, now 4, I didn't even own a smartphone. I did most of my pregnancy research with my desktop computer and those pregnancy books that nearly every first-time mom reads. Now, baby No. 2 is on the way and times have changed. With...
  • Avantika is frustrated and cranky with her pregnancy: Imran Khan April 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Imran Khan, whose wife Avantika is expecting their first baby in June, said today that there is no excitement about it but "frustration". Imran, 31, tied the knot with his childhood sweetheart Avantika in 2011 in a private ceremony. "At this point there is more frustration level with the baby...
  • No-pregnancy clause makes sense, it's professional: Sonam Kapoor April 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Young and outspoken actress Sonam Kapoor finds nothing wrong in signing a film contract with a no-pregnancy clause. "It makes sense...it's professional," Sonam said here when asked of her views on a no-pregnancy clause for actresses in Hindi filmdom. "I don't think there's anything wrong in that. It's professional. I think...
  • I don't have a political bent of mind: Vidya Balan March 30, 2014

    Melbourne: National award-winning actress Vidya Balan, who is on a mini break from her hectic career, says she has no plans to join politics and will stick to her acting career. "I don't have a political bent of mind except that I will cast my vote like a responsible citizen of...
  • Is Scarlett Johansson pregnant? March 4, 2014

    Is Scarlett Johansson is pregnant? According to this news report that quotes E! News, she seems to be. The actress is expecting a baby with her fiancé - French journalist Romain Dauriac. The Daily Mail also reported that this will be the first child for the 29-year-old Avengers star with Dauriac,...
  • Have no interest in politics, says Shilpa Shetty February 4, 2014

    Varanasi: Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty recently said that she had no plans of venturing into politics. "I honestly have no interest in politics, I don't think, I could ever get into politics," said Shetty, who was in the city to launch her spa outlet. When asked about the person, who...
  • Watch: The need for contraception and health concerns October 5, 2013

    At least 36 per cent of educated women in the country do not use any form of contraception. This show talks about the need for contraception and health concerns. ...
  • Colombian police arrest woman wearing fake baby bump to smuggle drugs September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Colombian police arrested a 28-year-old woman Tabitha Leah Ritchie for trying to smuggle 2 kg cocaine concealed under a false belly which made it look like she was pregnant. Tabitha Leah Ritchie was arrested at the Bogota International Airport. Police officials say the woman is of Canadian origin...
  • Kelly Osbourne laughs off pregnancy rumours September 11, 2013

    London: TV presenter Kelly Osbourne has denied reports that she is pregnant with her first child. Speculations about the 28-year-old's pregnancy began last week when Osbourne said her breasts were swelling up. She posted a photograph of herself on her Instagram page, and captioned it: "My t**s are getting so big therefore...
  • Ireland performs first legal abortion after Savita case August 23, 2013

    London: Ireland's first life-saving pregnancy termination has been carried out under a new law following last year's tragic death of an Indian woman who died after being refused an abortion at an Irish hospital. The country's first legal termination was carried out on a woman who had an unviable 18-week pregnancy and...
  • Government to introduce landmark bill on surrogacy in Cabinet August 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Women in India cannot act as surrogates for more than three successful births, including of their own children, and it would be mandatory for surrogate mothers to have a minimum two-year interval between two deliveries to ensure they remain healthy. These landmark provisions are part of the proposed...
  • Surrogacy is as safe as normal pregnancy: Dr Jatin Shah July 11, 2013

    Dr Jatin Shah oversaw the birth of actor Shah Rukh Khan's surrogate child. Dr Jatin Shah, director of Mumbai fertility clinic and IVF Centre, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on surrogacy in India and how it can help people. Q. How much of privacy and confidentiality is available and needed...
  • Madhya Pradesh: 40 brides subjected to pregnancy tests for CM's Kanyadan scheme June 15, 2013

    Bhopal: Forty brides were allegedly subjected to pregnancy test in Bajak village of Dindori district, 460 kilometre from Bhopal, ahead of a mass marriage. The brides had applied for Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's scheme - Kanyadan scheme. The five brides who were found pregnant were barred from the...
  • MP: 350 women allegedly put through virginity, pregnancy tests June 9, 2013

    Betul: Close to 350 women were allegedly asked to go through virginity and pregnancy tests during a mass marriage programme in Betul. Sources said that the tests were apparently ordered by the government officials. The incident took place at Harad village in Betul, a tribal-dominated district. About 90 women who underwent...
  • MP: 350 women put through virginity, pregnancy tests June 8, 2013

    Betul (MP): As many as 350 women were allegedly put through virginity and pregnancy tests during a mass marriage programme organised by the Madhya Pradesh government at Harad village in the tribal-dominated district. Sources said that the tests were apparently ordered by the government officials. A day after the alleged incident,...
  • Esha Deol dismisses pregnancy rumours June 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Esha Deol has rubbished reports suggesting that she is expecting her first child with husband Bharat Takhtani. Reports about the 31-year-old's pregnancy surfaced when she was spotted wearing a stomach-concealing dress at an event. "Sweet of the media but I'm not pregnant. Would let the world know when that happens...
  • I can't stop the pregnancy rumours: Beyonce May 19, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop star Beyonce Knowles has denied reports suggesting she is expecting second child with rapper husband Jay Z. The 31-year-old singer posted a note online on Instagram and insisted "low life people who have nothing better to do than talk about me." "I can't stop the rumours from...
  • Ireland: Savita's death prompts review of abortion laws May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Irish cabinet has reached an agreement which will allow limited legal abortions for the first time ever. This historic bill is part of legislative changes that were promised after Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar died after she was denied a life-saving abortion. The new bill, which will have to...
  • UK: Mother forces adopted 14-year-old to get pregnant April 30, 2013

    London: A woman desperate for another child forced her 14-year-old daughter to get pregnant using syringes of donor sperm, a British judge said. In a ruling reported for the first time on Monday, High Court judge Peter Jackson said the mother had behaved in "a wicked and selfish way" that...
  • Savita Halappanavar death: Doctor admits system failures April 10, 2013

    London: Savita Halappanavar's consultant obstetrician has admitted there were a number of system failures in her care at Galway University Hospital, where the 17-week pregnant Indian dentist died last October. Dr Katherine Astbury told the ongoing inquest into Savita's death at Galway Courthouse in Ireland that she was unaware of...
  • Being pregnant is not easy, says Kim Kardashian March 18, 2013

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian believes being pregnant is not as easy as projected by her sister and mother. The 32-year-old pregnant star said that pregnancy has been tougher than she expected, reported People magazine. "Being pregnant is not as easy as my sister (Kourtney) made it look...
  • Lowering age of consent will lead to teenage pregnancies: SAD March 18, 2013

    The new anti-rape Bill will be taken up by the Union Cabinet Monday evening after it failed to achieve consensus at two all-party meetings. Sources told CNN-IBN that the key sticking point of lowering the age of consent for sex may have been solved with the government agreeing to keep...