Infant mortality rate among African-American babies are twice as high compared to other nationalities.

Children  12 April '17

African-American Infant Mortality Rates Are Twice As High Compared To Other Races

Statistics reveal that mortality rate among African-American infants is twice as high.

Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy: World's First Baby With

Health  10 April '17

Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy: Researcher Claims World's First Baby With 'Three-Parent' DNA Is Healthy

Dr. John Zhang announced that mitochondrial replacement therapy produced a healthy baby boy free from genetic diseases, yet, critics question the specialist's endeavour as it posts more questions about the controversial procedure.

Newborns Are Getting Bigger And Bigger

Children  9 April '17

Super-Sized Babies In Childbirth: Why Are Newborn Infants Getting Bigger And Bigger?

Experts said that even as the number of big babies are few, there's still cause for alarm as their birth weight is getting bigger.

Muslim Babies Outpacing Christian Babies

Children  8 April '17

Muslim Babies Will Outnumber Christian Newborns By 2035, Study Projects

Currently, Christianity has the largest global population followed by Islam but experts said Muslim births accelerated since 2010 and could outpace Christian births in two decades.

Twin Baby Girls Die On The Same Day

Children  5 April '17

New Jersey Twins Die On Same Day In Separate Cribs, Experts Rule Out SIDS

Alexandria Garnett lost her 7-month-old twin girls who were only sleeping on their cribs. Medical examiners, however, said this wasn't a case of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

3-Parent IVF Technique Revealed

Pregnancy  5 April '17

How Did Experts Conceive World's First 3-Parent Baby? Scientists Say They Risked Creating Mutant Baby

Dr. John Zhang and his New York team did the experiment on the three-parent baby but other scientists question the procedure.

British, Canadian Babies Cry More

Infant  4 April '17

Study Finds British And Canadian Babies Are World's Worst Crybabies, Dutch Infants Cry Less

Experts established a crying chart that showed British, Canadian and Italian babies cried more during their first weeks due to colic.

Rainbow Baby, Sunshine Baby And Angel Baby

Infant  3 April '17

Rainbow Baby, Sunshine Baby And Angel Baby: Learn The Difference, A Guide For Parents

Rainbow, sunshine and angel babies are distinguishable terms but these refer to one and the same thing for parents: their precious children.

High Heeled Baby Shoes Draws Criticism

Infant  30 March '17

Babies Wearing Heels: Parents Lose Their Minds Over Pee Wee Pumps, Infant Shoes Have High Heels

Pee Wee Pumps owner and creator Michelle Holbrook responded to the criticisms her crib shoes sexualized children.


Infant  29 March '17

San Diego County Health Officials Confirm Baby Born To Mother Infected With Zika Has Microcephaly

San Diego County health officials confirmed that a baby was born with microcephaly in the area.


Infant  28 March '17

Tennessee Health Officials Say Old Sleeping Habits Of Babies Contribute On Infant Mortality Rate

Tennessee health officials claimed in a new study that old practices on how to put babies to sleep contributed on the deaths of infants.

Breastfeeding And Smarter Babies

Feeding  28 March '17

Breastfeeding Benefits Has No IQ Boost; Experts Say Breastfed Kids Less Hyper, Not Smarter

There are other factors that make babies smarter and experts saw no direct causal links that breastfeeding is one of the reasons.

Baby Box

Infant  27 March '17

Alabama Encourages Safe Sleeping Habits For Parents With Newborn Babies By Giving Baby Boxes

Baby boxes help protect newborn babies from dying, as well as help parents understand safe sleeping habits.

Baby As Light As Bread

Infant  27 March '17

Premature Baby Born Weighing As Light As Bread Beats Life's Odds, Now A Healthy 9-Month-Old

Peyton Keir was born 24 weeks premature and doctors told her parents only 60 percent of babies with her case survive the first month.

Baby Fetus In Fetu

Health  26 March '17

Baby 'Carrying' His Twin In His Stomach To Undergo Complicated Surgery; What Is Fetus In Fetu?

Experts said there are only 100 cases of fetus in fetu on record. The rare case occurs in one of 500,000 pregnancies.

Surgery Success Baby With 'Parasitic Twin'

Health  25 March '17

Baby With 'Parasitic Twin' Undergoes Surgery, Doctors Confident Of Her Recovery [VIDEO]

Baby Dominique's underdeveloped identical twin's body parts remained attached to her neck and she needed surgery so she can have quality life.

Babies Romeo And Juliet Born Hours Apart

Infant  23 March '17

Babies Named Romeo And Juliet Born At Same Hospital 18 Hours Apart Cause A Frenzy

Baby Romeo and Juliet's families did not know of each other's existence until someone tipped them about their neighboring hospital rooms.

Babies with HIV

Infant  21 March '17

Records Show Sharp Decrease In Number Of Babies Born With HIV In The US

The number of cases regarding babies born with HIV started to decrease from 2002.

Touch Therapy In Babies

Development  20 March '17

Touch, Skin-To-Skin Contact In Premature Babies Help Shape Brains, Study Says

Because they have not completed a pregnancy term, the brains of premature babies haven't fully developed their sensory abilities.

Couple Married In Hospice For Dying Son

Infant  19 March '17

Couple Weds In Hospice So Infant Son Can Witness; He's Dying From A Rare Genetic Disorder

Christopher and Patricia Armstrong's son Conner had Trisomy 18, also known as Edward's syndrome.

Birmingham Women's Hospital Offers Technological Advances In Its Care

Infant  17 March '17

North Carolina Couple Receives Call Over Heart Donor For Their Daughter

A North Carolina couple just received a heart donor for their baby girl after their church offered prayers for her.

Big Bow Headband For Babies

Infant  17 March '17

Parents Of Baby Girls Warned Over Big Bow Headbands After 14-Week-Old Infant Dies

The baby apparently experienced suffocation asphyxiation and her mother didn't notice anything was wrong while the baby slept.

Breast Not Always Best

Feeding  16 March '17

Breast Is Not Always Best? Why This Mom Says She Regrets Breastfeeding

Maddi Carter breastfed her daughter for almost four months. Only when she stopped did she feel better about the whole experience.

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