MATERNAL HEALTH

Nidhi Dutt

The Baby Bloom Theory: Who Will Come First, The Newborn Or The Nani?

Recently we've had the scent of lilies wafting through our home - a glorious amalgamation of belated Valentine's Day love and gifts from friends with impeccable floral taste. Having noticed one flower was yet to bloom, about a week ago, I told girlfriends that when it does, baby will decide to make his or her way into the world. Freakishly, over the weekend the lone lily, placed next to an antique Ganesha statue at the front of our home, bloomed.
Mata Jai Kaur

This Harvard Student Has Dedicated Years To Making Life Better For Rural Women

Aneel Brar, a Canadian citizen of Punjabi origin and current student of global health at Harvard University, has been working for rural women since 2011, and helping them be heard. This article itself is the latest instance of that, as his invitation for me to visit 35BB--the village in Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan where he works--opened up my ears to the cries of rural Indian women.