Tag: newborn

Greece: Coast Guard Rescues Migrant Mother Who Gave Birth on Uninhabited Islet

LESBOS, Greece—Authorities in Greece say a woman from Eritrea has given birth on an uninhabited rocky islet after traveling with other migrants from nearby Turkey. A coast guard official said 29 Eritreans—24 men and five women—were spotted Wednesday during a patrol near the eastern Greek island of Lesbos. One of the women had just given…


Grandma Resuscitates Newborn Twice After Daughter Goes Into Preterm Labor at Home

A loving grandma resuscitated her newborn granddaughter twice during her daughter’s premature home birth. Fifty-three-year-old Joanne Dolan’s daughter, Katie Dolan, 24, went into labor at 24 weeks and five days of pregnancy, forcing her to spring into action and deliver baby Niamh by herself. The youngster, born breech and weighing just 1.5 pounds, has since been…


New Parent During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Around this time last year, an inexorable force swept into people’s lives. It upended everything, relationships, friendships, routines, work life, independence, and sense of control. In this respect, the COVID-19 pandemic has similarities to another dramatic event, becoming a parent. And just like the pandemic, nothing quite prepares you for it. For all those who…


Dog Protects Abandoned Newborn Baby Like One of Her Own Puppies in Cold Night

An abandoned newborn baby girl was allegedly saved by a litter of puppies that kept her warm in the field overnight in India. The locals claimed that someone had left the baby during the night in late December 2021, without any clothing and with her umbilical cord still attached, in the Indian state of Chattisgarh;…


What Every New Parent Needs to Know About RSV

While COVID-19 and influenza continue to make headlines, another contagious respiratory virus has been spreading at an alarming rate, one which can be severe and even life-threatening to infants and toddlers. Indeed, respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is so common that nearly 100% of children have been infected with the virus by age two. It’s…


Saving Newborns in His Wife’s Memory

Nick Silverio and his wife Gloria were married for 32 years, and they were always told that they would be wonderful parents. Gloria was the sweetest soul, Silverio said, loving and kind to everyone, especially the children and the elderly. The couple had no children of their own—there were two miscarriages, including one on Christmas…


14-Year-Old Girl Brings Newborn Baby to NJ Restaurant, Bystanders Rush to Help

A 14-year-old girl gave her newborn daughter to customers at a New Jersey restaurant before leaving the scene, according to the restaurant owner and witnesses. The girl had appeared to had just given birth to the baby with its umbilical cord still intact when she handed the child to the customers at a restaurant in…


14-Year-Old Girl Leaves Newborn Baby at NJ Restaurant; Bystanders Rush to Help

A 14-year-old girl gave her newborn daughter to customers at a New Jersey restaurant before leaving the eatery, according to the restaurant owner and witnesses. The girl appeared to have just given birth to the baby, with its umbilical cord still intact, when she handed the child to customers at a restaurant in Jersey City…


Newborn Girl Rescued From Dumpster in 1995 Is Now Saving Lives: ‘I’m Here for a Reason’

A woman who was abandoned in an Illinois dumpster at just 3 days old is now on a selfless mission to save more infant lives. Baby Mary Grace was left to die in a dumpster in Hoffman Estates in 1995. After a miraculous rescue and being adopted into a loving new family in 1998, she was…


Extreme Lockdown Measures Continue in China’s Epidemic Hotspot

The risk level of Nangong city, one of the COVID-19 epidemic hotspots in China’s Hebei Province, has been lowered on Feb. 8. However, the extreme lockdown measures continue to be implemented, and residents struggle to cope with the situation. The Epoch Times learned from Nangong residents that every household has been under lockdown, and the…