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Pregnancy

Caring for pregnant woman during pandemic

Studies have shown that corona-infected pregnant women have higher blood pressure as their physical complications increase. The risk of having a premature baby also increases at the time

Caring for pregnant woman during pandemic

Kapasia now global model for zero maternal mortality

The ‘maternal mortality-free Kapasia’ initiative is being conducted with a specially designed software and health manual. This has reduced maternal mortality down to zero in the upazila

Kapasia now global model for zero maternal mortality

Number of twins being born at ‘all-time high’, researchers say

More twins—almost one in 40 children—are being born than ever before, according to research published Friday, citing the rapid rise in medically assisted reproduction as a major factor

This file picture taken on 15 December 2016, shows nurses massaging babies at an infant care centre in Yongquan, Chongqing municipality, in southwest China.

Late-childhood obesity linked with low-quality maternal diet during pregnancy: Study

A study led by researchers at University College Dublin, Ireland found that children of mothers who ate a higher quality diet, low in inflammation-associated foods, during pregnancy had a lower risk ...

Late-childhood obesity linked with low-quality maternal diet during pregnancy: Study

Things to know about ovulation and pregnancy

Ovulation is a subject of reproductive health that is often surrounded by myths, unverified information and fiction. While there are factors beyond ovulation that can help in getting pregnant, ...

Yoga is helpful in pregnancy.

Five things every new mom must know

Becoming a mother is an incredible experience, and in the process of bringing a new life into the world, a woman goes through many emotional and physical changes

Five things every new mom must know

Zafrullah, 4 others sued over ‘negligence in treatment’ at Gonoshasthaya Kendra

A case has been filed against Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury and four others on charge of negligence in providing treatment to a pregnant woman, who recently died at the hospital

Zafrullah, 4 others sued over ‘negligence in treatment’ at Gonoshasthaya Kendra

Exposure to metals during pregnancy may affect baby’s health

Exposure to metals has been associated with problems at birth such as pre-term birth and low birth weight in babies, and pre-eclampsia in women

Exposure to metals during pregnancy may affect baby’s health

Pollution, pandemic and pre-term birth

Most pregnancies last 40 weeks; a baby is known as a premature or pre-term when her or she is born before the completion of 37th week. Based on the gestational age

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Stress in pregnancy may influence baby’s brain development

Researchers have revealed that infants’ brains may be shaped by levels of stress their mothers experience during pregnancy

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