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Pestered Over Breastfeeding, Mother ‘Kills’ Her Baby In Chhattisgarh

Sep 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The police said the mother has been suffering from mental health issues, and she has been detained in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district.

World Breastfeeding Week, 2021: ‘Most Effective Way To Ensure Child Health’

Aug 04, 2021 Dr Amin Kaba

Breastfeeding is to be continued even if the mother is positive for Covid 19 while taking due precautions of masking and sanitization.


Tokyo 2020: Spanish Olympian Complains Of Measures Hurting Nursing Moms

Family members were not allowed to accompany athletes to Tokyo due to COVID-19 restrictions but the IOC had announced last month that nursing mothers would be allowed to bring their babies to Japan

Canadian 'Forced To Decide Between A Breastfeeding Mom Or An Olympic Athlete'

Jun 25, 2021 Agencies

Kim Gaucher says COVID-19 rules prevent her from bringing her daughter, Sophie, who was born in March, to the Tokyo Olympics next month


Some Breastfeeding Myths Debunked

Did you know that not breastfeeding a child adds substantially to your carbon footprint?

25 February, 2021

Technology And Social Distancing: How Some Anganwadi Workers Coped With The COVID-19 Pandemic

Poshan Desk

Five Anganwadi workers explain how they used a mixture of technology and common sense while teaching new mothers the techniques and importance of breastfeeding their children


13 August, 2020

A Breastfeeding Myth, And Some Superfoods

Bipasha Das

Increasing your consumption of milk does not help in production of breast milk. Instead, try some of these superfoods


07 August, 2020

Why Breastfeeding Benefits The Planet

Sahil Sharma

As we conclude world breastfeeding week, it is important to remember that children who are exclusively breastfed for the first six months are healthier than those who aren’t. And what’s more, it’s free.


06 August, 2020

The Infinite Environmental Benefits Of Breastfeeding

Anusha Mishra

As world breastfeeding week draws to a close, here's a look at how it actually helps our planet


03 August, 2020

Pregnant And Hungry? Read This

Bipasha Das

As World Breastfeeding Week begins, here’s some easy and healthy options to satiate those intense hunger pangs


05 June, 2020

Countries Failing To Stop Harmful Marketing Of Breast-Milk Substitutes, Warn WHO And UNICEF

Agencies encourage women to continue to breastfeed during the COVID-19 pandemic


07 April, 2020

29 February, 2020

Unaware Rural Parents Are Harming Their Children Under Guise of Love and Care

Indrajit Chaudhuri

Two-third of children aged between 6 months to 1 year are consuming biscuits at least once a day in rural Bihar. Unfortunately, most of the available and generally consumed biscuits in rural Bihar are not healthy and nutritious for children.


09 January, 2020

Why No National Purpose Can Be Achieved Without The Public, Private And Civil Society Coming Together

Gaurav Jain

The Challenges, Convergence And Solutions To Combat Malnutrition In India


11 December, 2019

Sing The Song Of Poshanam

Upasana Singh

The Poshan Movement Gets A New Life As The Vice President of India Launches An Anthem For It



18 August, 2019

Why Diversity Is The Challenge For India

K. Srinath Reddy

The need of the hour is to make nutrition a springboard for development and not a roadblock.


08 July, 2019

Babies To Breast

Damayanti Datta

Instead of lecturing mothers about the importance of breastfeeding newborns in the first hour of life, public health campaigns need to counsel families. Targeting mothers has not, and will not, work. A new initiative from JIPMER, Puducherry, shows the way.


Photo Gallery

Congress women activists stage an agitation demanding speedy punishments to rapists, in Thane.

PTI Photo

Former Chief of Indian Army, General Deepak Kapoor (retd.) with Artillery Chief LT General TK Chawla, during the wreath laying ceremony on the occasion of 195th Gnrs Day, at National War Memorial in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Former Chief of Indian Army, General Deepak Kapoor (retd.) with Artillery Chief LT General TK Chawla and others, pose for photographs during the wreath laying ceremony on the occasion of 195th Gnrs Day, at National War...

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Former Chief of Indian Army, General Deepak Kapoor (retd.) with Artillery Chief LT General TK Chawla, during the wreath laying ceremony on the occasion of 195th Gnrs Day, at National War Memorial in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

A dog being vaccinated during the free vaccination in dog against Rabies on the occasion of 'World Rabies Day', in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu