Category: babies

Australian Birth Rate Hits Record Low

The latest report by Australia’s national health and wellbeing agency has revealed that the country has hit its lowest birth rate in 13 years, as the average age of first-time parents continues to increase. Australia’s birth rate fell considerably between 2007 and 2020, from 66 per 1,000 to 56 per 1,000. During the first months…


2 Babies Killed as Tree Falls in Alabama, 1 Dead in Maine

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Two babies were killed when a huge tree crashed into a home during a storm with wind gusts near 50 mph (80 kph) in Alabama, and officials said a third child was killed by a falling tree in Maine. Jalaia Ford, 3 months old, and Journee Jones, 11 months old, were taken to a…


Babies Banned From House of Commons Even If They Are ‘Good as Gold’

The House of Commons Procedure Committee has announced a permanent ban on MPs bringing their babies into the chamber. It comes after Labour MP Stella Creasy brought her 3-month-old son, Pip, into the chamber during a debate. She said he was “as good as gold” but she later received an email reminding her of the…


Extremely Rare First-Ever Surviving Nonuplets Celebrate 1st Birthday ‘In Perfect Health’

The record-breaking Malian nonuplets have just celebrated their first birthday “in perfect health.” The babies born in Morocco last year are the world’s only known naturally conceived nonuplets, and even hold the Guinness World Record for most babies delivered in a single birth to survive. The previous record was held by eight babies born to “Octomom” Nadya Suleman…


U.S. Births Rose in 2021 for First Time in 7 Years

It may not qualify as a baby boom, but U.S. births were up in 2021 for the first time in years. New federal government data show a 1% increase in births from 2020, with more than 3.6 million births last year. It was the first increase in seven years. The general fertility rate for 2021 also rose…


Doctors Warn Against Homemade Formula, Talk Alternatives Amid Nationwide Shortages

Some pediatricians are warning against making homemade baby formula as a nationwide shortage of the product continues, triggering panic among parents. Pediatrician Tanya Altman told news outlets that baby formula, which is designed to mimic a mother’s breast milk, is “a very complex nutrient-dense product made from years of development and clinical trials specifically for…


Mom, 30, Gives Birth to 2 Babies in One Year From 2 Separate Uteruses

A mother has given birth to two babies in a year as they each grew in two different uteruses. Caroline Wortman, 30, discovered that she was nearly 10 weeks pregnant with her second child, Brooks, almost six months after the birth of her first daughter, 1-year-old Josie. “Having children was always something I knew I…


15 Firefighters in a California Fire District Welcome Newborns in Just One Year

Fifteen firefighters from the same California district have made headlines for adding “daddy duties” to their roster. The crew has welcomed 15 bundles of joy, one baby born to the family of every firefighter, within the span of just one year. In early March, Chino Valley Fire District (CVFD) shared pictures from an adorable photoshoot,…


[News Clip] UKRAINE: SURROGATE BABIES TRAPPED by WAR in KYIV

Underneath embattled Kyiv, babies born to foreign parents via surrogate shelter in a basement. What do you think about? Please comment below.


Facts Matter (Feb. 8): Study Finds Lower IQ in Post-Lockdown Babies; 364% Surge in Toddler Speech Therapy Referrals

A speech pathologist says she is seeing a 364 percent spike in the number of babies and toddlers that are being referred to her due to impediments with their speech. And according to her, the prime culprit is the mask mandate. Meanwhile, in Michigan, a high school student was suspended for discussing his Christian beliefs with other…