Maha: Woman pregnant for the 20th time, baffles doctors

The 38-year-old woman from Beed district, who has had 16 successful deliveries and three abortions so far, is now seven months’ pregnant. Each time, she delivered a single child and five of them died within a few hours or days of delivery, while 11 have survived, doctors said

Maha: Woman pregnant for the 20th time, baffles doctorsPregnancy is a complex and delicate time in the life of a woman. While most women may become pregnant once or twice in their lifetime, this 38-year-old lady has baffled doctors. It is indeed a rare occurrence for a woman to be pregnant so often. This can also have negative consequences on the health and […]

Mumbai: BMC soon to install sanitary pad vending machines at public toilets

The idea of the sanitary vending machine was presented by Dr Saeeda Khan, an NCP corporator from L ward (Kurla), keeping in mind the deplorable conditions of public toilets across Mumbai. This proposal has now made its way to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC’s) standing committee where will be debated upon. Currently, the idea has been accepted in principal but it requires a final approval

Mumbai: BMC soon to install sanitary pad vending machines at public toiletsMenstrual hygiene is an important concept for the betterment of woman’s health. And it is high time that women get better access to basic hygiene. Keeping this in mind the BMC is soon going to set-up sanitary pad vending machines across the city. The proposal which was earlier mooted is soon set to reach fruition. […]

Effective ways to de-stress yourself while taking care of your baby

Dr Sushma Tomar, Consultant, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, and Dr Fabian Almeida, a Consultant Psychiatrist at Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, shares how new mothers can take care of themselves while taking care of their babies

Effective ways to de-stress yourself while taking care of your babyThe birth of a baby challenges a mother in many ways. You are likely to feel exhausted, excited and worried all the same time, about the baby, and that is why you tend to be stressed. Thus, it is crucial to take care of yourself, especially, during the initial months’ post-delivery. A mother’s job can […]