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Pregnant woman dies after 4 hospitals refuse admission, govt orders probe

Kamlesh Sahni, the woman’s husband, alleged that a private hospital did not admit her on June 9 on the pretext that she was only seven-month pregnant.
The dead woman's body. Focus on hand(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The dead woman's body. Focus on hand(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jun 13, 2020 08:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy

With hospitals overwhelmed, pregnant women left with no care or place to give birth

Pregnant women, especially those about to give birth, are the worst hit by the ongoing lockdown as well as overwhelmed health care systems.
A medical worker collects a swab sample from an infant to test for Covid-19 in Nabi Karim on Saturday.
A medical worker collects a swab sample from an infant to test for Covid-19 in Nabi Karim on Saturday.
Updated on May 03, 2020 03:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi

In absence of doctors, drugs, pregnant women run pillar to post

With cities in lockdown, the vulnerable women are left with no choice but to knock on the doors of one or the other hospital till finally they are referred to Chandigarh
The 25-year-old Sarita Devi was made to wait outside an ESI hospital in Baddi for four hours after which the hospital reluctantly agreed to arrange for transport to ferry her to Chandigarh on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
The 25-year-old Sarita Devi was made to wait outside an ESI hospital in Baddi for four hours after which the hospital reluctantly agreed to arrange for transport to ferry her to Chandigarh on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Apr 02, 2020 12:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh

Woman delivers baby girl at Panvel railway station

Kale stays with her family in Nerul and comes from poor financial condition, the doctors said. Following the delivery, the mother and child were shifted to a civic run hospital for post-maternity procedures.
The woman, Manisha Kale, was travelling with her relative from Nerul to Panvel early in the morning.(HT PHOTO.)
The woman, Manisha Kale, was travelling with her relative from Nerul to Panvel early in the morning.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Nov 22, 2019 01:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

As ‘ambulance never arrived’, Madhya Pradesh woman delivers baby on highway

When the ambulance did not arrive, the husband of the woman tried to take her to the hospital on a motorcycle but she gave birth to the child even before they could reach the hospital.
A woman gave birth to a girl-child on Madhya Pradesh highway as ambulance failed to arrive.(/Representative Image/Shutterstock Photo)
A woman gave birth to a girl-child on Madhya Pradesh highway as ambulance failed to arrive.(/Representative Image/Shutterstock Photo)
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 10:43 AM IST
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Burhanpur (Madhya Pradesh) | By Asian News International

Man drives auto on railway platform in Mumbai to help woman in labour, arrested

An autorickshaw driver operating near the Virar railway station drove his vehicle on to the platform on Sunday to help a woman who went into premature labour.
The train had halted at the station, owing to the delay in services caused by heavy rain, when the woman developed labour pain.(HT Photo)
The train had halted at the station, owing to the delay in services caused by heavy rain, when the woman developed labour pain.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 06, 2019 05:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ram Parmar

With ambulances on strike, Delhi Police vans come to rescue of 5 women in labour

In July, ambulance services were hit after workers protested demanding permanent jobs from the government.
With ambulance operations yet to reach full potential since last month’s strike, police vans responded to calls for help from five women in labour on Friday and Saturday in different parts of the city.(HT Photo)
With ambulance operations yet to reach full potential since last month’s strike, police vans responded to calls for help from five women in labour on Friday and Saturday in different parts of the city.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 07:38 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

23-day-old boy with cleft lip allegedly abandoned by parents soon after birth

Since the baby was born with a cleft lip, he was shifted to the NICU and the mother was discharged later on the same day. However, the staff said, the mother and the father couldn’t be found after the discharge formalities and haven’t returned so far.
The police said an investigation is currently underway to find the parents.(HT File Photo)
The police said an investigation is currently underway to find the parents.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 04:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sonali Verma

NCC cadets help woman deliver onboard train

Neha, who was pregnant and had boarded the train with her husband Chintu at Mairwa station in Bihar, started complaining of restlessness.
A group of 26 cadets, along with their instructor, helped a pregnant woman deliver onboard the Bagh Express.(HT FILE)
A group of 26 cadets, along with their instructor, helped a pregnant woman deliver onboard the Bagh Express.(HT FILE)
Published on Aug 02, 2019 06:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Oliver Fredrick

1,052 rescued from train in 5-hr operation near flooded Vangani

After getting off the train, passengers had to wade through the water and then climb up a hillock to reach the main road, where emergency facilities awaited them.
(HT Photo)
(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 28, 2019 02:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Kailash Korde

Hospital staffers didn’t respond to her cries. Woman delivers her own baby

According to her relatives, her labour pains started on Sunday evening and she was taken to delivery ward. But when the pains eased, the doctors left the ward.
Being born in a Caesarean section negatively affects a baby's ability to focus on a particular area of interest, says a new study.(File Photo)
Being born in a Caesarean section negatively affects a baby's ability to focus on a particular area of interest, says a new study.(File Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2019 09:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nagpur | By Pradip Maitra

Woman delivers baby in Mumbai train

A woman porter, Vimla Patil, rushed to their help. Along with other women porters on the train, they shielded Patel and helped in the delivery of the baby girl.
The baby girl was born at Virar station on Monday.(HT Photo)
The baby girl was born at Virar station on Monday.(HT Photo)
Published on May 06, 2019 11:42 PM IST
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Mumbai | By Ram Parmar

20-year-old delivers baby at Thane railway station

Ishrat Sheikh, the mother, had boarded a fast local at Ambivli station with a relative and they were on their way to a hospital in Kurla. However, she experienced labour pain while she was in the train.
Ishrat Sheikh, the mother, had boarded a fast local at Ambivli station with a relative and they were on their way to a hospital in Kurla.(HT File Photo)
Ishrat Sheikh, the mother, had boarded a fast local at Ambivli station with a relative and they were on their way to a hospital in Kurla.(HT File Photo)
Published on Apr 07, 2019 05:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thane | By Priyanka Dhomse

Unable to get ambulance, Gurugram woman delivers in auto on way to hospital

According to a family member, Savita, a resident of Naharpur, had labour pains on Wednesday morning, following which her husband called 108 — the health department’s ambulance service. However, no operator answered his calls for almost 30 minutes, the family said.
The woman’s husband said they decided to hire an auto-rickshaw at the last moment as they heard from locals that ambulances weren’t working due to the ongoing strike of workers of the National Health Mission (NHM).(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
The woman’s husband said they decided to hire an auto-rickshaw at the last moment as they heard from locals that ambulances weren’t working due to the ongoing strike of workers of the National Health Mission (NHM).(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
Published on Feb 28, 2019 05:17 AM IST
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Gurugram | By HT Correspondent

Woman delivers stillborn on road as Srinagar hospital refuses to admit her, doctor removed

Suraya Begum, a resident of Moori, developed labour pain at her home on Thursday morning following which she was carried by her husband Wazir Ahmad and other relatives for 10 km to the nearby medical facility at Kalaroos.
Woman gives birth to stillborn on road after hospital refuses to admit her. (Representational Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Woman gives birth to stillborn on road after hospital refuses to admit her. (Representational Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jan 19, 2019 07:17 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

VBAC, is normal delivery possible after caesarean? Doctors say yes

According to doctors, Vaginal Birth After Caesarean, commonly termed as VBAC, can be adopted by any mother for her second or third birth if she wishes to avoid the complications of c-section delivery.
Doctors say VBAC is possible after C-section.(Shutterstock)
Doctors say VBAC is possible after C-section.(Shutterstock)
Published on Aug 31, 2018 02:11 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent

Uttarakhand woman gives birth on road as landslide blocks traffic, child dies

Since the highway was blocked, the woman and her mother-in-law attempted a short cut to reach a hospital at Phata, 32 km from Kedarnath. On the way, she went into labour and delivered the baby but the child died soon after birth.
The national highway 107, connecting Rishikesh to Kedarnath, was blocked due to a landslide.(AFP/File Photo)
The national highway 107, connecting Rishikesh to Kedarnath, was blocked due to a landslide.(AFP/File Photo)
Published on Aug 13, 2018 11:46 PM IST
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Dehradun | By HT Correspondent

Woman delivers baby inside PCR van in Delhi’s Burari

With the help of a woman constable, the woman in labour delivered a girl child and was later admitted to Aruna Asaf Ali Hospita, said SD Mishra, deputy commissioner of police (PCR).
The police control room (PCR) van of the Delhi police doubled up as a labour room recently when a woman delivered baby in it en route to hospital in north Delhi’s Burari, the police said on Monday.(Representative Image)
The police control room (PCR) van of the Delhi police doubled up as a labour room recently when a woman delivered baby in it en route to hospital in north Delhi’s Burari, the police said on Monday.(Representative Image)
Published on Aug 13, 2018 10:21 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India

Doctors misdiagnose tumour as pregnancy, woman moves to Madras high court

The petitioner went to a private scan centre where it was confirmed that she had developed a small fibroid in the anterior wall of her uterus and that she was not pregnant
As months went by, she did not experience labour pain. So the woman went back to the hospital where the doctors conducted a scan and told her that the baby was fine.(Shutterstock)
As months went by, she did not experience labour pain. So the woman went back to the hospital where the doctors conducted a scan and told her that the baby was fine.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 08:50 PM IST
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Chennai | By Press Trust of India

Tamil Nadu man delivers baby with help of YouTube videos, wife dies

A 28-year-old pregnant woman named Krithiga lost her life as her husband Karthikeyan and his two friends attempted to deliver her baby at home with the aid of YouTube videos in a smartphone in Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu.
Karthikeyan and his wife Krithiga had planned a natural delivery at home.(HT Photo)
Karthikeyan and his wife Krithiga had planned a natural delivery at home.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 27, 2018 02:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Tiruppur | By M Manikandan

Premature babies weighing 475 and 617 grams survive

They were on ventilator for 70 days and had multiple blood transfusions before they gained weight.
The mother went into labour in the 26th week of pregnancy.(HT Photo)
The mother went into labour in the 26th week of pregnancy.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2018 09:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Udaipur | By HT Correspondent

Woman heading to Mumbai hospital delivers baby in local train at Thane station

Zeba Ansari went into labour at night and was going to Rajawadi hospital in Ghatkopar from Titwala; 1 Rupee clinic staff helped deliver the baby
Zeba Ansari, 22, delivered a baby girl in a local train at Thane station on Saturday.(Praful Gangurde)
Zeba Ansari, 22, delivered a baby girl in a local train at Thane station on Saturday.(Praful Gangurde)
Updated on May 05, 2018 04:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Priyanka Dhomse, Thane
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