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An organisation in Bengal is striving to improve maternal & child health by tackling its root causes Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Kenya hopes to double maternity leave to boost mother and child health

By Daniel Wesangula NAIROBI, May 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya will double maternity leave to six months from three if a bill before parliament is passed in a bid to boost the health of mothers and babies.
 DNA1 month ago

Nigeria calls for steps to reduce mother, child mortality

The Nigerian government has called on states and healthcare agencies to redouble their efforts on reducing maternal and infant mortality in the country.National Primary Health Care Development Agency's Executive Director Faisal Shuaib said on Thursday that ...
 Prokerala1 week ago
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In India, 9 out of 10 children under two deprived of adequate diet: NFHS

As India celebrates the World Health Day, around 90 percent of its children are still struggling to get proper diet crucial for their development. Nine out of ten children, in the age group of six to 23 months, do not receive adequate diet, as per the recent ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago Child marriages in India  Rediff.com1 day ago

When it comes to maternal blues, father-child bond matters

The research by Ruth Feldman and colleagues at the Department of Psychology and Leslie and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center at Bar-Ilan University has, for the first time, examined whether fathering can moderate the negative ...
 DNA1 month ago
Med India

Maternal folic acid levels may boost kids' emotional development

A mother's intake of folic acid supplements throughout pregnancy may boost psychological benefits in children, a study has shown.Folic acids can also be obtained from food sources such as lentils, dried beans, peas, nuts, avocado, dark green vegetables such ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Man cycles 10 kms with infant's body on shoulder in UP

In yet another incident reflecting the sorry state of affairs of health services in Uttar Pradesh a man reportedly cycled ten kilometres with the body of his seven month old niece to his village from here, after he could not get an ambulance or a hearse car ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

'Eating white rice in pregnancy may up obesity risk in kids'

Children born to women with gestational diabetes - or high blood sugar during pregnancy - who consume more refined grains such as white rice are twice as likely to be obese at age 7, a new study warns. Researchers at US National Institutes of Health (NIH) ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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Cabinet okays maternity benefit programme

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a maternity benefit programme for employees in government enterprises and public sector undertakings, under which pregnant and lactating women will be entitled to an amount of Rs 6,000 for their first child. The benefit ...
 DNA1 month ago Cabinet approves Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit Program  Sify1 month ago
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Buying a maternity-linked plan? Read this

It might not offer adequate cover for all the costs you incur during delivery, but will give protection against unforeseen complications, says Yashish Dahiya, co-founder and CEO, Policybazaar.com Having a baby entails considerable expense, and having a good maternity insurance cover might help meet these. Unfortunately, there aren't many standalone maternity covers. They usually come as in-built features within health insurance plans and are designed to provide financial assistance during both ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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