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Pregnancy
Calcutta  /  Published 28.03.20

Coronavirus, pregnancy, and in vitro fertilisation

The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted every sphere of life as we know it. Our understanding of the disease and its causative agent (the SARS-COV-2ssRNAb-coronavirus 2B) is limited. However, it is known t...
By Biswanath Ghosh Dastidar in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 29.05.19

The advantages of natural birth

According to news reports, Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex and wife to Britain’s Prince Harry, had planned a natural birth at Frogmore Cottage on the grounds of Windsor Castle. The decision must no...
By Chandana Chandra

Opinion  /  Published 24.12.18

Surrogacy bill shows poor grasp of realities

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By The Editorial Board

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

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

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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

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

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

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


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