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In India, 9 out of 10 children under two deprived of adequate diet: NFHS

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An organisation in Bengal is striving to improve maternal & child health by tackling its root causes Business Standard, 3 days 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.
 DNA2 weeks ago India more than doubles maternity leave to boost child health, female workforce  DNA2 months ago
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Centre's Maternity Benefit Bill a historic move: Priya ;'It will ensure well being of mother and child'

 STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Priya Sethi on Monday said the Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill passed by the Parliament is going to ensure better health and wellbeing of the mother and child. The minister said ...
 State Times2 months ago More maternity leaves would empower women: J-K Minister  Business Standard2 months ago
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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 ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago Higher Folic Acid Level During Pregnancy Cuts Risk of High Blood Pressure In Babies  Med India2 months ago Maternal folic acid levels may cut high BP in kids  Prokerala2 months 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 week ago

6 important things you must know about maternity insurance

Maternity insurance ensures that you can enjoy the happiest moments of your life without any financial worries, says Harjot Singh Narula The feeling of motherhood certainly involves a lot of joy and excitement, but it also brings responsibilities to raise your child as a parent. After conceiving, couples usually get worried about having a healthy pregnancy along with aggravating medical expenses owing to regular diagnostic tests, medicines, hospitalisation expenses, delivery expenses, etc. As, ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

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 ...
 DNA4 days ago Cabinet approves Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit Program  Sify5 days ago

'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' improves girl child ratio in Himachal's Una

[India] May 16 (ANI): At a time when Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government is about to complete three years in office, the Prime Minister's flagship scheme- Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) has helped improving girl child ratio in ...
 Sify6 days ago

Myths vs Facts: 15 questions every Indian mum wants to ask

Can a foetus hear the tinkle of bangles? Will drinking milk help produce more milk? In India, the arrival of a child pushes everyone -- from the in house matriarch to the milkman down the road to come up with a list of do's and don't's. But how can a first time mother make sense of it all? Lakshmy Ramanathan, author of For Bumpier Times…An Indian Mother's Guide to 101 Pregnancy & Childcare Practices allays some of the doubts and fears that plague new parents . #1. Can ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Maternity benefit scheme not intended to be rolled out: Tulsi

The government today came under attack from a nominated member in the Rajya Sabha, who said a scheme to provide maternity benefits was only a "public relations exercise" and not intended to be rolled out. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, senior advocate K ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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