‘It’s become real’: Abortion decision roils US midterms, sending fight to the States

The Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v Wade on Friday catapulted the explosive battle over abortion rights into the center of several marquee midterm races, turning the fight over key governor’s contests and coveted Senate seats into heated debates about personal freedom and public health. Devastated Democrats, facing staggering political challenges amid high inflation and … Read more

Headaches in pregnancy: All you need to know

If you’re pregnant and having headaches, you’re not alone. It is common for a pregnant woman to suffer from headaches or migraines. Studies show that around 40 percent and 50 percent of pregnant women suffer from headaches and migraines respectively. Unfortunately, research also shows that these headaches can continue postpartum. The most common headaches during … Read more

Covid-19 vaccine misinformation still fuels fears surrounding pregnancy, a new study finds

A steady bombardment of coronavirus misinformation during the pandemic has left nearly one-third of American women who are pregnant or who plan to become pregnant believing at least one falsehood about coronavirus vaccinations and pregnancy, according to a new study. A higher share were unsure whether to believe the myths. The research, conducted in May … Read more

Six ways to prepare for pregnancy after miscarriage

Miscarriage is a devastating experience that can also lead to anxiety. Women who have miscarried are usually worried about their subsequent pregnancies. ‘Can I conceive again?’ and ‘do I need treatment for infertility?’ are some of the common questions that follow miscarriage, said Dr Gurpreet Singh Kalra, Medical Director – India, MD MSc FFMLM, Medical … Read more