PREGNANT WOMEN

  • Traffic pollution may damage lungs of unborn babies 10 hours 56 minutes ago

    London: Pregnant women who live in polluted areas risk damage to their children's lungs, a new study has warned. Researchers said exposure to pollution during the second trimester of pregnancy in particular raises the risk of harm to a child's lungs. The finding underlines the multiple public health benefits of...
  • Free ambulance service for pregnant women from Jan 18, announces CMO January 4, 2014

    A free of cost ambulanceservice dedicated to pregnant women will be started fromJanuary 18 in the district, the Chief Medical Officer said here in Gorakhpur on Saturday. The special vehicle will have two trained women staff totackle any emergency while taking pregnant women to healthcentres. The ambulance will also have delivery...
  • Maharashtra admits to large scale child malnutrition deaths August 6, 2013

    Maharashtra's Minister for Tribal Development Madhukar Pichad admitted in Thane on Monday that large scale malnutrition deaths occurred in Thane district of Maharashtra due to nonavailability of proper medical infrastructure and health care facilities. Pichad said this while visiting the predominantly tribal Jawhar and Mokhada talukas of Thane district on...
  • Uttarakhand: Army medical team helps deliver two babies June 23, 2013

    New Delhi: An Army medical team on Sunday helped deliver two babies a boy and a girl at a makeshift centre in Sabola area of rainravaged Uttarakhand. After trekking nearly 15 kms, the team had on Saturday reached Tijan village which has a population of nearly 400 people. When...
  • Pregnant women face discrimination in Australia: Study November 16, 2012

    Sydney: Pregnant women and mothers face discrimination, negative comments and dead ends in their career in many workplaces in Australia, a study has found. A survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics of 357,500 working women with a child under two found that 19 per cent faced discrimination in the...
  • Infected IV drip kills one more in Jodhpur March 14, 2011

    Jodhpur: One more woman has died after childbirth in Jodhpur taking the the count of maternal deaths in the district to 17 in less than a month. The women died after they were administered the contaminated IV fluid. They had developed serious postdelivery complications resulting in profuse bleeding allegedly due to...
  • One arrested in Jodhpur toxic IV fluid case February 28, 2011

    Jaipur: Two weeks after the shocking story of 13 maternal deaths began in Jodhpurs Umaid hospital the police have made their first arrest in the case. The government has only suspended two low rung officials in the name of fixing responsibility of the hospital where in 2010 eight thalassemic children...
  • Jodhpur maternal deaths: Police arrest one February 28, 2011

    Jodhpur: Making the first arrest in the maternal deaths case, police on Sunday took into custody an official of an Indorebased pharma company while Rajasthan government suspended a drug inspector and a store keeper of one of the two affected hospitals in Jodhpur. Facing mounting anger...
  • Jodhpur maternal deaths: Raj govt suspends two February 27, 2011

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Government suspended a drug inspector and a store keeper of the staterun Umaid hospital in Jodhpur after 13 women died due to excessive bleeding during childbirth allegedly after being administered contaminated intravenous fluids. The state government also announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh...
  • 13th maternal death in Jodhpur hospital February 26, 2011

    Jodhpur: One more woman died on Saturday and four others were battling for their lives after they were allegedly administered contaminated intravenous fluids in two government hospitals in Jodhpur, where 13 maternal deaths have taken place in last 11 days. Rajasthan government announced a compensation of Rs 1 lakh for...
  • Who is responsible for pregnant women's deaths? February 25, 2011

    Jodhpur: Tendayold Mehak has just come home to a house that is mourning her mother's death. Her mother Ruksana died a week after giving birth to her without seeing her even once. Even the thirty bottles of blood that the family paid for, with great difficulty, couldn't save her. Ruksana...
  • 6 women die in hospital, MP CM faces the heat June 29, 2009

    Bhopal: Six women have died within 15 hours in a government hospital meant for women and children in the capital of Madhya Pradesh. According to Sultania Hospital, four of the victims were pregnant and one of them was brought dead. All were referred from other hospitals and had expected better care at...
  • Hospital head sacked over death of 6 pregnant women June 29, 2009

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Health Minister Anoop Mishra has ordered to remove superintendent of Sultania Hospital, Dr Neeraj Bedi following deaths of six pregnant women in the hospital within 15 hours, sources said. Six women admitted to the hospital died between Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon. Official sources said that Mishra ordered...
  • Ladies get on the ramp and flaunt their baby bumps April 13, 2008

    New Delhi: A unique fashion show took place here on Saturday where expectant mothers showcased specially designed clothes. For the first time ever, 300 pregnant women turned models and walked down the ramp at India's biggest Baby Shower Great Expectation show. The event was the culmination of a fashion and...
  • Newborn faces DNA test as 2 moms claim her February 25, 2008

    Hyderabad: On the night of January 27th, two pregnant women were wheeled into the operation theatre in Vijaynagaram's Govt Gohsa Hospital and only one baby survived the birth that night. The Government Gohsa Hospital has not only refused to provide any sort of explanation whatsoever to the parents, but the...
  • Rx: Musical dose to drive away labour blues January 4, 2008

    If music be the food for soul, then play on. These musical notes could just be the right health dose to help expectant mothers. ...