pregnancy

Stranded at Tajik sanatorium, pregnant Afghan pilot fears for unborn baby
Middle East

Stranded at Tajik sanatorium, pregnant Afghan pilot fears for unborn baby

WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) – She didn’t forget the prenatal vitamins – that was one of the few things this…
Millions of women lose contraceptives, abortions in COVID-19
World

Millions of women lose contraceptives, abortions in COVID-19

NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of women and girls globally have lost access to contraceptives and abortion services because of…
Pregnant women at risk of death in Kenya’s COVID-19 curfew
World

Pregnant women at risk of death in Kenya’s COVID-19 curfew

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Veronica Atieno remembers feeling her way through the dark alleys between the shacks that make up…
Egypt’s Ministry of Health publishes guidelines to protect pregnant women from coronavirus
Health & Fitness

Egypt’s Ministry of Health publishes guidelines to protect pregnant women from coronavirus

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population has recently issued guidelines aiming to protect pregnant women from being infected with…
Isolated and afraid: How the pandemic is changing pregnancy
World

Isolated and afraid: How the pandemic is changing pregnancy

Jamie Chui has been a virtual prisoner in her Hong Kong home for most of her nine-month pregnancy. Trapped initially…
Egypt launches initiative to detect diseases in pregnant women
Health & Fitness

Egypt launches initiative to detect diseases in pregnant women

Egypt’s Minister of Health Hala Zayed on Sunday launched a new initiative from President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi providing the early detection…
Black carbon from air pollution found in placentas: study
World

Black carbon from air pollution found in placentas: study

Black carbon particles typically emitted by vehicle exhaust and coal-fired power plants have been detected on the fetus-facing side of…
Controversial study links fluoridated water during pregnancy to lower IQ
Health & Fitness

Controversial study links fluoridated water during pregnancy to lower IQ

A study published Monday linked consumption of fluoridated tap water during pregnancy to lower IQ scores in infants, a finding…
Automation, teen pregnancies affect women’s lifelong earning potential
World

Automation, teen pregnancies affect women’s lifelong earning potential

Delegates at the recently concluded Women Deliver Conference, the world’s largest gathering for gender equality, concluded that teen pregnancies and automation…
Fayoum housewife commits suicide after giving birth to twins
Egypt

Fayoum housewife commits suicide after giving birth to twins

A housewife in Fayoum committed suicide by ingesting poison after giving birth to twins. Head of Fayoum Security Directorate Khaled…
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