Quintuplet births are extremely rare; only 37 infants were born in 2010 (the last year for which information on quints are available from the National Center for Health Statistics). But quints in Nebraska are especially rare; in fact, they just welcomed the third set to ever be born there. They are the Garcia quints, born to Bianca Garcia, 30, and Jose Garcia, 32.
Archive for July, 2013
We’ve shared plenty of heart-stopping stories on babies crawling out onto roofs of houses, but a NYC toddler gave us something new, yet equally as scary, when she managed to crawl out onto the awning of a shop in Brooklyn. Thankfully, everything turned out okay, thanks to the help of a Good Samaritan.
The country of Germany welcomed its biggest baby on record earlier this week – a 13.47 pound, 22.6 inch baby girl! Even more amazing is that, despite the fact that most babies of this size are delivered via C-section, baby Jasleen’s mother was able to deliver vaginally.
Because my son has a lot of sensory issues we are always looking for new ways to get him to experience new textures. For years his therapists have been telling me to make him ‘slime’ but for some reason I believed that it was too complicated or that I would have to travel to mars for the ingredients.
Autism is characterized by difficulties with communication (verbal and non-verbal), limited interests and repetitive movements. But interestingly enough, it affects each and every individual differently. Some individuals may struggle more with understanding facial and body language cues than others while others may not be able to pick up shifts in tone of voice. Repetitive movements can range anywhere from hand-flapping to rocking.
He may be one of the stars of the new Smurfs 2 movie, but Neil Patrick Harris was more than happy to share the spotlight with his family during the premiere on Sunday(July 28).
As an apartment building in Georgia quickly filled with smoke, a desperate mother on the second story knew that time was running out; to save her babies, she’d have to toss them out the window. Thankfully, down below was a young hero – ten-year-old Zna Gresham – to catch the tiniest of her three young children.