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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

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz