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Newborns to entreprenuers—Indian hospitals need a perinatal service package. It’s a win-win

Many Indian hospitals don't have in-house physiotherapists or dieticians & most new mothers pay little attention to themselves. But there's a solution.

There’s more than one way to grow a baby

We studied genes involved in pregnancy and live birth in six different live-bearing species.

ANMs unable to detect high-risk pregnancy, but here’s how Assam is fixing it: IAS officer

UNICEF and Assam govt carried out a pilot project in some districts. The main objective was to understand the critical gaps in the state's sub-centres and ANMs.

Miscarriages in India tripled from 1st Covid wave to 2nd, Delta could be reason: ICMR study

According to ICMR research in Mumbai, rate of miscarriages or 'spontaneous abortions' was 82.6 for every 1,000 births in the second wave, compared to 26.7 in the first wave.

Covid-positive and pregnant? The risk to your child is low

Babies born to Covid-positive women do not need to be separated from their mothers at birth.

El Salvador jails women for miscarriages, stillbirths – now one woman’s family wants justice

El Salvador is one of three countries in Central America and 24 worldwide with a total abortion ban — with penalties ranging from two to 50 years.

How changes to pregnancy termination bill give women better options for abortion

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, passed by Rajya Sabha, allows abortion between 20 to 24 weeks for 'certain categories of women' with the assent of two doctors.

Thanks to Covid lockdowns, number of pregnancies set to rise across India and the world

Virtual private network provider NordVPN has found that the number of pregnancy tracking app downloads increased in January-September 2020 as against the same period in 2019.

Why women in India who have ever been pregnant can’t donate plasma for Covid patients

The Covid success stories associated with plasma therapy have led to the setting up of donation banks, including in Delhi. But not all recovered Covid patients can serve as donors.

171 girls shared 100 beds at Kanpur shelter home where 57 were Covid-positive, 7 pregnant

As opposition parties demand high-level probe, Kanpur administration insists the 7 girls found pregnant were all child abuse victims lodged at the shelter.

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Representational image of the seat of the Indian government on Raisina Hill, New Delhi | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

IAS couple with dog is already UPSC case study. But don’t miss modus operandi behind transfers

‘Punishment’ postings are not new. If you want to punish an IAS officer through transfer, which has been the practice in several states and now Centre, there is no need to search for ‘hard areas.’
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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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