Opinion  /  Published 08.10.19

Chronic gaps in health and justice

Malti Devi (name changed) gave birth to her first child in May 2017. She submitted an application for the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana three months later. The PMMVY is a Centrally-sponsored con...
By Vanita Leah Falcao, K.C. Sachin and Sabhil Nath Painkra in

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.05.20

Focus on 52000 would-be-moms amid lockdown

At least 52,000 pregnant women across Jharkhand have their expected delivery date in May, amid rising numbers of Covid-19 infections and a lockdown to contain its spread extended to May 17.State princ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Health  /  Published 02.10.18

To beat pregnancy weight gain, start early

For years, maternal health experts have worried about a troubling statistic: more than half of all pregnant women in the US are overweight or obese when they conceive, putting them and their children ...
By Anahad O’Connor/NYTNS in

Health  /  Published 15.06.19

Exercising before and during pregnancy is safe and beneficial

Navdha Taparia is a 31-year-old mother of a two-and-a-half-year-old baby. Six years ago, she was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. She already had a pre-existent condition of PCOS and fibromyalgia and wa...
By Ranadeep Moitra in

India  /  Published 23.02.20

Tripura drive to reduce malnutrition

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb started a drive against malnutrition on Saturday and met some expectant mothers at their residences and gave them nutritious food.A press release issued by the ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Business  /  Published 08.02.20

Cipla buys 4 women’s brands

Drug firm Cipla on Saturday said it has acquired four brands from Wanbury Ltd to strengthen its presence in the women’s health segment.While Cipla did not provide any financial d...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.19

Calcutta HC allows abortion at 24 weeks

The high court on Monday allowed the 32-year-old woman who is 24 weeks pregnant to abort her baby after an SSKM Hospital board gave its approval.Justice Tapabrata Chakraborty issued her the permission...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.19

Abortion plea to HC at 24 weeks

A 32-year-old woman in her second trimester of pregnancy moved the high court on Thursday, seeking permission to abort the baby as its brain had not matured.The court will take a call based on the opi...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta


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