‘Alien’ Baby Born With Genetic Deformity, Mom In Shock And Refuses To Breastfeed
The baby was born with a rare genetic disorder called Harlequin Ichthyosis, and doctors believe she won't live for long. This rare condition is said to affect one in 300,000 births.
Acupuncture May Reduce Colic, New Study Suggests
Researchers from Lund University said that babies who were given acupuncture showed reduced crying at a slightly faster rate. However, some experts say that the therapeutic effects of acupuncture could not be drawn from this study.
Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy Can Control Baby's Gender
A new study found a groundbreaking discovery as to the link between blood pressure before pregnancy and the gender of the baby. The finding shows that women with higher bloop pressure are more likely to conceive male babies, and vice versa.
Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy May Affect Sex Of Child
Researchers from Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto were able to gather scientific evidence about predicting a child's sex. They say that women who have lower blood pressure tend to have a girl, while those with higher blood pressure may indicate that she would have a baby boy.
Mother Claimed Cancer Council Australia's Peppa Pig Lotion Gave Her Baby 'Horrible' Rashes
Jessie Swan from Queensland applied Cancer Council's Peppa Pig sunscreen on his baby, Thomas, when he was playing outdoors. A chemical reaction from the kid's lotion caused her baby to be hospitalized, the mother said.
Children's Bed Manufacturer Questioned After Tragic Death Of Seven-Month-Old Baby
PlayTime Beds stopped trading last month a few days after the infant's death. CEO Craig Williams is said to already be in question.
Short Treatment For Babies' Ear Infection Could Lead To Worse Results
Some parents would resort to shorter antibiotic treatment for their baby's ear infection for fear that a longer treatment would lead to antibiotic resistance. A recent study shows that children who were treated for 10 days did not result to drug resistance at all.
Pre-Natal Smoking Could Cause SIDS, Research Says
Pregnant women who are exposed to cigarette smoke face a high risk of losing their baby to SIDS. In the US, there are about 3,500 cases of death due to SIDS each year.
Parents Should Not Allow Newborn Babies To Use Car Seats For More Than 30 Minutes
Newborn babies should not use car seats for more than 30-minute journeys, scientist warn. A new study shows the negative effects of placing very young babies in a rear-facing car seat.
The Baby that didn't know it was born (with amniotic sac intact)
A baby was born with the amniotic sac intact, an ultra-rare phenomenon.
New In Vitro Technique Triples Chances For Healthy Pregnancy
A new technique for in-vitro fertilization can triple the chances of having a healthy baby.
Check-Up On Your Infant With An iPad And BabyTime
iPads are being used in Los Angeles hospital to enable new mothers to connect with their babies.
HIV/AIDS: Is The End Near?
With recent media reports of 'functional cures' for HIV/AIDS, are we seeing the end of the virus?