Childbirth goes the designer way in Pune

From arranging a dinner date on the day the pregnancy is confirmed to celebrating baby showers at hospitals, maternity centres in the city are going beyond the clinical route to offer personalised experience to parents-to-be

Childbirth goes the designer way in PuneChildbirth is a celebratory occasion for every family. There was a time when parents-to-be would choose hospitals to deliver their babies based on the reputation of doctors. Now is the age when they look for facilities to enhance the unique experience of childbirth. Parents-to-be in Pune are increasingly opting for boutique birthing centers, with premium […]

Teen mother at a higher risk of heart disease, suggests new study

Women who participated in the study came from five very different study sites. Researchers observed a relatively consistent association in which early childbearing was associated with greater cardiovascular disease risk across these study sites, which supports the validity of the results 

Teen mother at a higher risk of heart disease, suggests new studyThe new study was led by Catherine Pirkle, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Office of Public Health Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu. The first author of the paper is Nicole Rosendaal. Prof. Pirkle and her team examined the data available on 1,047 women from the 2012 International Mobility in […]