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Rare Surgery Removes Baby’s Extra Limbs

Because of a photo post she saw on Facebook, Nancy and husband Tim Swabb of the Edgewood neighborhood near Chicago became the host family for a baby born halfway around the world from them in Cote d’Ivoire. The little girl desperately needed life-saving surgery that could be done at a hospital just seven miles from their family home.

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Swim Lessons Can Save The Lives Of Kids With Autism

A new study published this week in the American Journal of Public Health reveals some worrying statistics on deaths of children with autism spectrum disorders, commonly known as ASD.

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Nurse Falls Asleep and Drops Premature Baby

A nurse at Belleville General Hospital was feeding a baby on her lap when she fell asleep and the child fell to the floor. Quinte Health Care says that the unfortunate incident involved a “very experienced and highly-qualified nurse.” The baby, Keiran Keller, fractured his skull in the fall. Apologetic hospital officials are investigating, but […]

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Study: A Child Is Injured Every Eight Minutes in Nursery Product-Related Accidents

Ensuring child safety should be a top priority for every household that uses nursery products, including infant furniture, gates, walkers, and equipment for transporting and bathing. These products are designed and intended to help parents raising kids, but can sometimes cause harm if not used properly or if they do not meet the US safety standards.

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9.5 Ounce Miracle Baby Goes Home After 6 Months in NICU

When Ailey Rose Murillo arrived at 26 weeks, doctors gave her a 1% chance of survival. Today the little fighter weighs over 11lbs and is with her family at home after spending 6 months in the NICU.

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New Advice on Pot and Pregnancy

With marijuana being legalized in numerous states across the US, there’s new advice urging women to refrain from smoking pot during pregnancy because of the risk that doing so could affect the brain of a developing fetus.

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Careful Staff Thwarts Hospital Baby Abduction

When a young couple turned up at world-renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital in London on Monday, they said that they had come to collect their child from the neo-natal unit.

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Mom Charged After 3-Month-Old Found Abandoned in Forest

A 3-month-old baby is in the care of Child and Family Services after he was found abandoned in the bushes outside Calgary on Tuesday.