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Long Island Mom Undergoes Open-Heart Surgery While Pregnant

When we’re pregnant, we do our best to take care of our ever-changing bodies and the baby we are growing. We try to keep the germs at bay and stay away from anyone who may be sick. But sometimes all the prevention in the world doesn’t stop a sickness. For one Long Island woman, she thought that she had come down with something, with emergency room doctors confirming that she had bronchitis, despite the fact she was coughing up blood.

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Parents Turn to Internet to Save Eliza from an Incurable Disease

Cara and Glenn O’Neill’s life was shattered when they found out that their four year old daughter was suffering from a rare, and incurable neurological disorder. What made it worse was the news that there was perhaps a cure but not yet tested on humans. The family then took to the internet to raise money for the research and hold on to the only hope that could save baby Eliza.

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Study: Despite Warnings Thousands of Children Still Being Given Codeine

Despite warning against the use of codeine in children a new study has found that many emergency room doctors are still using the opioid for pains and cough.

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Science Discovers Egg Protein Essential for Fertilization

Back in 2005, researchers in Japan discovered a protein on the surface of sperm that helped it recognize the egg it needed to fertilize. They named it Izumo, after a Japanese marriage shrine. Recently, UK researchers discovered Izumo’s mate – the protein on the outside of an egg required to ensure fertilization.

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William and Kate Visit The Bilby Enclosure At The Taronga Zoo With Prince George

It was a busy day for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Sydney on Sunday. The couple started their day at St. Andrew’s Cathedral for an Easter Sunday church service, where a crowd of almost 2,000 people gathered outside to see the couple.

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Doctors Return Baby To the Womb After Performing Life Saving Surgery

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.

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Infant Hair gives Scientists Vital Clues of the Hormones Inside the Womb

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.

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Study Finds New Dad’s Experience Depression After Birth of Children

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.

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Researchers Make an Amazing Breakthrough in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

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.

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12 Year old Becomes Britain’s Youngest Mom

Britain’s Sun newspaper is reporting that a 12 year old school girl and her 13 year old boyfriend became the youngest parents in the United Kingdom after the girl gave birth on Sunday.