Archive for June, 2012

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10 year old with Rare Condition Saved by his Own Umbilical Cord

A 10 year old Ricky Martinez from Orange County, was diagnosed with a rare condition that could only be cured with a bone marrow transplant. But doctors saved Ricky through an equally rare procedure using his own umbilical cord blood that his mom had donated when he was born.

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Baby Boy with Six Heart Defects Survives against Odds

When Riley’s parents refused to abort him at 21 weeks of pregnancy, they knew that their boy was not going to have the same path as other children. Their baby was probably the only child in the world with 6 major heart defects and doctors said that he might not survive. But the little fighter proved the doctors wrong by making a staggering recovery in spite of all his heart defects.

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Father Forgets Toddler in a Sweltering Car for Two Hours

Call it absentmindedness, carelessness or both, but in a shocking incident a father left his 2 year old son locked in the back of his car for two hours while he was at work. The temperature was a scorching 85 degrees outside and it wasn’t until a co-worker called 911 that crews were able to free the baby.

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Katie Holmes Files For Divorce From Tom Cruise

In shocking news, it was revealed today that Katie Holmes filed for divorce from husband of 5 years citing irreconcilable differences.

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Parenting Style Can Affect Child’s Television Viewing

An active lifestyle is important for everyone; an active lifestyle can help stave away obesity, heart disease, diabetes and more. But for young children, an active lifestyle is even more important. More importantly, a high level of activity is natural and expected for young children.

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Baby Born on New York Subway Train

Just a couple of days ago, an infant barely missed being hit by a subway train. Yesterday, one was born on it.

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Vanessa Lachey Loves Everything about Being Pregnant (Well, Almost…)

Most women are excited about the prospect of motherhood, but when it comes to the actual pregnancy, some can’t wait for it to be over with. But Vanessa Lachey isn’t in a hurry it seems. In fact, she says she loves being pregnant.

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Researchers Use MRI Scan to Shoot Unique Birth Video

A unique birth video shot by German scientists gets behind the scene literally by giving a peek into the woman’s body and the changes that occur during birth. Bound to create ripples in the medicine world, the video has been shot using Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the womb during the birthing process.

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Disney Junior Celebrates Their 1st Birthday!

It is hard to believe that it has been a year since the launch of Disney Junior. Transforming from Playhouse Disney, Disney Junior has become a go-to destination for engaging programming that keeps kids entertained.

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Hero Saves Toddler from Being Hit by Subway Train

When you have multiple children, getting distracted is pretty much a given. But sometimes, that distraction can prove to be a potentially fatal situation. Such was the case when an infant’s stroller blew onto the subway tracks in Brooklyn.

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The McConaugheys Visit The Big Apple!

Newlyweds Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves were photographed arriving at their Manhattan hotel on Tuesday night with their children Levi Alves McConaughey and Vida Alves McConaughey.