Baby Cabellotrejo’s birth is a special day not just for his parents but also for the doctors at Texas Children’s Fetal Center. Diagnosed with a very large lung mass, the surgeons performed an open fetal surgery to save his life.
A strand of hair has helped scientists find the hormonal environment in which a fetus developed inside the womb. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison used infant hair to better understand the male or female hormonal environment and also how exposure in the womb may affect the baby’s risk of developing chronic diseases in later life.
Post-partum depression is a topic that has been highly researched by experts all across the world. There are resources in place nearly everywhere for women who are experiencing postpartum depression after the birth of their child. However, little is known about new fathers who also experience depression. A new research study is shedding some light on the topic of dads and depression.
With the goal to educate parents regarding safe sleeping practices, the Back To Sleep campaign has reduced the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome rate by more than 50% during the last decade. However, it still remains the leading cause of death among infants, killing approximately 4,000 infants each and every year.
For anyone, television has the potential to increase the risk of obesity and heart disease. This is especially true among those that, on a daily basis, spend more time watching television than being physically active. Children face the very same risk, but it extends much, much further than obesity and future health problems.
A British Columbia mom is thanking many people today after passersby came to the rescue when her six-month-old baby was trapped underneath a vehicle that failed to stop.
Many couples have given their hearts and souls over to the IVF process, and fertility centers, where information and test results are double and even sometimes triple-checked to ensure a healthy pregnancy, so rarely does anyone ever fathom that a mix-up could happen during the process. However, one Italian woman is dealing with just that after another couple’s embryos were transferred to her womb.
Moms who are breastfeeding have to be conscious of what they are putting in their bodies – especially when it comes to medication. But there are certain conditions in which medication should not be stopped. After a new study, researchers say that depression is one such condition.
A baby, who was born with four hands and four feet, is said to be in stable condition after doctors in south China’s Guangdong province removed the baby’s extra limbs.