Pregnancy is the time when you practice a lot of caution and care for the little one nesting inside you. It is also the time when your immunity is compromised. Hence, it is said that pregnant women stand to be more at risk of falling sick to chronic infections and illnesses. While the world is in a state of panic due to the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, it is natural for pregnant women to fear for their health. Some countries have also imposed necessary travel ban and restrictions for pregnant women travelling to countries affected by the outbreak. But, should you be worried about yours and your baby's health? Does Coronavirus pose a grave risk to your baby? We tell you. What is happening? Falling prey to illnesses are bad enough already, but when you are pregnant, they just become more cumbersome. If you have been following the news, you would be aware that a deadly strain of viral, named, nCov-2019 (novel coronavirus) is affecting people. While the symptoms start as simple cold and … [Read more...] about Novel Coronavirus: How unsafe should pregnant women feel?
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MUMBAI: The Byculla women’s prison will become the first jail in Maharashtra to allow undertrials to work in factories to learn and earn so that they gain some employment skills before they are released. Jail authorities said that they will also help these women get jobs after they leave prison. The factories, which are located inside central prisons, where the undertrials will be sent, mostly produce nightgowns that are exported to several Middle-East and African countries. Rajvardhan Sinha, inspector-general of police (prisons) told TOI: “Though they are undertrials, we want to equip the women with employment skills so that they can easily integrate into the society after they are released. Training will be provided to them. Also, we will help them get jobs after their release.” The jail authorities have already chalked out a wage plan. “Each woman will have to stitch 10 gowns a day and will be paid Rs 55. If she does more than this, there will be an … [Read more...] about In a 1st for Maharashtra, women prison to allow undertrials to learn and earn in factories
Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow University is all set to launch a new certificate and diploma course on “garbha sanskaar”. This course aims to provide in-depth information about motherhood and what a pregnant woman should wear, eat and how she should behave during pregnancy. The course also aims to educate the to-be mothers about what kind of music is good for them and how they should keep themselves fit. The one-of-its-kind course has generated quite a lot of buzz as the subject not only aims to educate expectant mothers, but even the male students are encouraged to opt for the “garbha sanskaar” course. According to ANI, Durgesh Srivastava, spokesperson of Lucknow University said, “The step has been taken after state governor Anandiben Patel, who is also the chancellor of state varsities, proposed the administration to train girls for their prospective role as mothers.” What is the course about According to the varsity officials, students will … [Read more...] about UP university starts a new course to teach how pregnant women should dress, eat and behave
The BBC's world affairs correspondent Mike Wooldridge says that the Nobel Peace Prize originally recognised those who had already achieved peace, but that its scope has broadened in recent years to encourage those working towards peace and acknowledge work in progress. … [Read more...] about Nobel Peace Prize recognises women rights activists
“The driver left his details with a member of the public before leaving on foot and will be spoken to by police in due course. … [Read more...] about Aston Villa star Jack Grealish ‘crashes £80k Range Rover’ just hours after urging fans to stay home over coronavirus
But an egg is more like a kidney than a baby – and you're not allowed to buy and sell those either, for different reasons. The worry with body components is that people who are desperate will jeopardise their health without realising, having been blinded to the risks by dire financial circumstances. It's a more straightforward case, aimed at protecting the poor, but it does make me think: if you're that worried about the pressures of poverty, why not focus on social justice? Why would you concentrate on the hypothetical health risk to a hypothetically struggling egg donor? It seems a bit niche. … [Read more...] about Expenses for egg donors, or profit? Depends on whether you have ovaries
For Klipstein, the answer is more clear cut: “You can’t have someone use your genetic material against your will. This isn’t a men’s rights issue,” she tells me, “because he [Loeb] can parent, can use his sperm. Why should she allow him to have babies with her genetic material when his genetic material is just fine?” … [Read more...] about Nick Loeb, Sofia Vergara and the men’s rights movement: can you ask someone to parent against their will?
"Once again. Your messages, your prayers, your love and support have been so incredibly helpful through all of this. I’ve told Linda all about your messages and she says a huge thank you to you all. She absolutely knows it’s helped. So many thanks. … [Read more...] about Linda Lusardi’s husband says ‘God bless NHS’ after she wins coronavirus battle
Cricket last thing on my mind at the moment: ShastriSpeaking to The Hindu from his home in Mumbai, India cricket coach Ravi Shastri said, “there is total gloom at the moment. The thing (virus) is flying everywhere. It would be foolish to talk about cricket in these times. It should be the last thing on your mind at the moment. Safety of the people is most important. Whatever precautions have to be taken should get priority. As said in no uncertain terms by the Prime Minister. We need to understand the gravity of the situation.” … [Read more...] about Morning digest: ICMR denies community transmission of coronavirus, Trump extends distancing guidelines by 30 days, and more
NEW DELHI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has hailed India's cricketer-turned cop Joginder Sharma for doing his bit in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Joginder, who bowled the match-winning final over in the 2007 World T20 final against Pakistan, is a DSP in Haryana Police and is currently involved in dealing with the global health crisis which has killed more than 30,000. "In his post-cricket career as a policeman, India's Joginder Sharma is among those doing their bit amid a global health crisis," the ICC tweeted on Saturday along with Joginder's photos as a cricketer and cop. The 36-year-old played four ODIs and as many T20s between 2004 and 2007. He joined the police service after retirement from the game. The pandemic has so far claimed over 30000 lives across the world while infecting more than 6.5 lakh people. … [Read more...] about ICC lauds cricketer-turned cop Joginder Sharma for doing his bit in health crisis