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There is plenty that mothers and families can do to help protect their newborns. It is not all in the hands of doctors, nurses and birth attendants(Vageesh Lall/ Hindustan Times)

South Asia is a dangerous place to be born

By Jean Gough
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2019 07:45 AM IST
In 2018, one million newborn babies died before they reached one month of age. My wish for 2019 is that we will see many more South Asia babies getting the urgent attention and quality care that they need and deserve.
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A symposium on diabetes in pregnant women underway.(HT Photo)
A symposium on diabetes in pregnant women underway.(HT Photo)

Free diabetes screening for pregnant women in 36 UP districts

By Gaurav Saigal | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2018 05:13 PM IST
Free of cost diabetes screening will be conducted in as many as 36 districts of the state as a part of routine-check up of pregnant women.
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Ovaries exposed to paracetamol for one week had more than 40% fewer egg-producing cells.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Ovaries exposed to paracetamol for one week had more than 40% fewer egg-producing cells.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Painkillers during pregnancy can hurt even your grand children. Here’s how

By HT Correspondent | ANI
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 12:28 PM IST
Taking painkillers during pregnancy should be strictly avoided, say experts. Now, a new study suggests that taking drugs such as paracetamol could affect the fertility of your future generations, by leaving a mark on the DNA.
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Dr Shilpa Naik of Sasson General Hospital said that the woman came to the hospital when she was 18 weeks pregnant.(HT PHOTO)
Dr Shilpa Naik of Sasson General Hospital said that the woman came to the hospital when she was 18 weeks pregnant.(HT PHOTO)

Infertile schizophrenic Pune woman wins to become a mother

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times,Pune
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2018 04:44 PM IST
Dr Naik said that the patient was on multiple drugs due to paranoid schizophrenia and had to also be given shock therapy during pregnancy, which overall, was a psychiatric challenge.
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