Despite existing prevention methods, transmission of infections with HIV, hepatitis B, syphilis or rubella from mother to child before and during birth as well as in infancy still occur.
Published 24-Mar-2017 00:15 IST | Updated 15:13 IST
'An infant in the mother's womb is as much in the hands and under the will of the mother, as clay in the hands of the potter, who from it makes whatever pleases him', says physician Paracelsus.
Published 22-Mar-2017 10:29 IST
It is very tricky to handle such situations. There are chances that your child may not take it all positively. But as long as you act in the best interest of your child, they will also understand it sooner or later and appreciate you for that.
Published 21-Mar-2017 00:15 IST
The heat is steadily soaring the charts and if you're already in a soup about how to deal with it, why not experiment with some easy summer popsicle recipes. They're tasty, healthy and also a great way to get the kids to help out in the kitchen.
Published 14-Mar-2017 00:15 IST
Breastfeeding in public places is a problematic issue women face on a regular basis. Irony is, at workplaces, malls, hospitals, airports you will see a special place is allocated for smoking, but to breastfeed the kid, a woman just has the option of washroom.
Published 11-Mar-2017 12:20 IST | Updated 12:24 IST
Crying is the universal language of babies. They cry when lonely, hungry, pee or poo. At times it becomes difficult to guess. To pacify a baby at times becomes the most difficult for young parents. But there are some ways to stop the baby weep and bring out the nicest of grins in their face
Published 10-Mar-2017 18:48 IST
Toddlers with a substantially greater amount of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) at six and 12 months of age may be predicted with nearly 70 per cent accuracy to be at risk of developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD), researchers claim.
Published 08-Mar-2017 16:14 IST
Is your child lacking in mental skills? Take him or her for horse riding classes as it may lead to improved cognitive skills such as enhanced learning, memory and problem-solving, researchers suggest. A new study showed that the effects of vibrations produced by horses during horse riding leads toMore
Published 07-Mar-2017 17:23 IST
Teenagers who consume a diet low in vegetables and high in sugar-sweetened and diet soft drinks may be at increased risk for premenopausal breast cancer, warns a study.
Published 03-Mar-2017 07:44 IST | Updated 22:20 IST
An increasing number of teenagers get discouraged to talk to their parents about potentially risky online experiences, such as cyberbullying, sexual exchanges and viewing inappropriate content online, because parents tend to emote much stronger feelings and tend to freak out, become angry or scared,More
Published 02-Mar-2017 00:15 IST
If your child is good at maths, chances are that he or she may have an increase in positive emotions, but bad results in maths may trigger negative emotions such as anxiety and boredom, a new study has found.
Published 01-Mar-2017 11:25 IST
Experiencing stress due to exam pressure? The most important thing is to be well prepared. Start preparation early and meditate as it helps in bringing peace in mind, says an expert.
Published 28-Feb-2017 00:15 IST
Ever wondered why your elder daughter prefers red while the younger one prefers green? Well, from character insights to behaviour patterns, colours can define your child's personality, says an expert.
Published 27-Feb-2017 00:15 IST
Current events offer a wider range of learning opportunities to children. They keep children updated about the latest happenings as well as ancient history.
Published 25-Feb-2017 00:15 IST
A study finds that people living in big cities desire quality over quantity living due to which they prefer long-term romantic relationships, fewer children and more investment in education. The study appeared in the journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
Published 24-Feb-2017 00:15 IST
As exams are just around the corner, many students would need to declutter their rooms and organise them in a better way so that they can focus only on their studies without getting distracted due to unmanaged stuff surrounding them.
Published 23-Feb-2017 11:00 IST | Updated 11:11 IST
We are in middle of February and next month is exam season. Students are busy with the planning and strategies to score maximum marks in upcoming board examination.
Published 22-Feb-2017 00:15 IST
What if we told you that rice has the potential of carrying arsenic and is more than hazardous to feed it to infants!
Published 21-Feb-2017 00:15 IST
Are you making the environment and water a bit too clean for your kids? Beware! You may be depriving them of the good microbes that may protect them against various illness, researchers warn.
Published 20-Feb-2017 10:05 IST
Though a divorce is an emotional upheaval for couples, they need to make sure that the children do not suffer the repercussions. It can be a difficult time for your family, but do not let the children get caught in the middle of a messy situation.
Published 18-Feb-2017 10:20 IST

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