Pregnant women

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

How world’s hottest city harshest on mothers

Heavily pregnant Sonari toils under the burning sun in fields dotted with bright yellow melons in Jacobabad, which last month became the hottest city on Earth.

February 28, 2016
February 28, 2016

First sexually transmitted Zika case detected in France

France has detected its first sexually transmitted case of Zika in a woman whose partner had traveled to Brazil, the epicentre of an outbreak of the virus, a senior health official says.

February 7, 2016
February 7, 2016

'3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus'

Over 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos says.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

First sexually transmitted Zika virus case confirmed in US

A rare case of the Zika virus being transmitted through sex, not a mosquito bite, has been reported in the US.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

2,100 pregnant Colombian women infected with Zika virus

More than 2,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country's national health institute says, as the disease continues its spread across the Americas.

August 2, 2015
August 2, 2015

Prime accused held over pregnant mother shooting

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrests the prime accused of shooting an eight-month pregnant mother in Magura during a Jubo League factional clash from Kalyanpur in Dhaka

June 20, 2015
June 20, 2015

Pregnant women can fast too

Pregnant women in the holy month of Ramadan face a dilemma whether they can fast without any implications.