Category: babies

Happy Homecoming for Conjoined Twins After a Complex 6-Hour Separation Surgery

A set of conjoined twin girls are heading home with their parents after a successful separation surgery that involved a complex six-hour procedure requiring a total of 17 specialists in fetal medicine at one of the largest children’s hospitals in the United States. Ella and Eliza Fuller were born via planned cesarean section to parents Sandy and…


‘It Was Just Unbelievable’: 4 Sisters Shocked to Find Out They’re Pregnant at the Same Time

Four sisters were shocked and overjoyed to find out they were all expecting babies at the same time. The siblings—three of whom are pregnant with their first child—feel “blessed” and are looking ahead to fun-filled family holidays and sharing major milestones. Jena Primsky, 33, lives in Denver, Colorado, with her husband and toddler son, Mason….


Researchers Identify the 5 Most Common ‘Words’ Newborn Babies Say

Almost all newborn babies across the world speak the same language because of natural vocal reflexes during the first three months, according to a parenting expert who has broken down five universal sounds representing the most common needs of babies. By understanding the subtle “pre-cry” sounds, caregivers can prevent the ensuing wailing siren from following,…


Researchers Identify the 5 Most Common ‘Words’ Newborn Babies Make

Almost all newborn babies across the world speak the same language because of natural vocal reflexes during the first three months, according to a parenting expert who has broken down five universal sounds representing the most common needs of babies. By understanding the subtle “pre-cry” sounds, caregivers can prevent the ensuing wailing siren from following,…


Prenatal Marijuana Use Results in Babies With Lower Weight and Smaller Heads: Study

Marijuana usage during the first trimester of pregnancy can result in infants having lower body weight and decreased head circumference, which could create multiple health issues for the child, according to a recent study. The May 16 study, published at the “Frontiers in Pediatrics,” analyzed two groups of women—109 marijuana users and 171 non-users. It…


1st Babies Born in UK to ‘3 Parents’

Babies have been born using DNA from three parents for the first time in the United Kingdom, the country’s fertility regulator has confirmed. The babies were born using the pioneering mitochondrial donation treatment (MDT), which is used by individuals with severe mitochondrial disease to avoid passing the condition on to their children, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority…


Babies and Children Under 5 to Be Offered Pfizer COVID-19 Jab for 1st Time in UK

Babies and children under the age of 5 are to be offered the COVID-19 vaccine for the first time, UK health authorities have announced. On Thursday, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advised that clinically vulnerable children aged 6 months to 4 years old should be offered the jab. The committee does not…


One in Six People Around the World Are Infertile: WHO Report

Infertility affects one in six people worldwide—around 17.5 percent of the adult population—according to a new report published by the World Health Organisation. The report shows little variation in the prevalence of infertility in high, middle and low-income countries. Lifetime prevalence was 17.8 percent in high-income countries and 16.5 percent in low- and middle-income nations….


Flying With Babies and Toddlers Safely

Free is good, but it’s not always the best course. That’s especially true when you are flying with infants and toddlers. Yes, children two and under can fly free on your lap, but the FAA says, “The safest place for your child under the age of two on a U.S. airplane is in an approved child restraint…


Illinois Sheriff’s Office Celebrates the Birth of 10 New Babies in 7 Months With an Adorable Photoshoot

An Illinois sheriff’s office has celebrated the arrival of ten new babies into the world in just seven months, born to its staff members, with an adorable photoshoot. Sheriff Brian VanVickle of Ogle County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon, Northern Illinois, told The Epoch Times: “We’re actually a very small rural agency. I have a total of…