Mothers in the United Arab Emirates are now duty bound to breast feed their babies. According to a new law passed last week under Child Rights legislation, moms will have to compulsorily breastfeed babies up to two years of age.
Archive for January, 2014
This must be the month for impatient snow babies! Yet another couple has delivered their baby before they could reach the hospital. This one, named baby Grace, was delivered Tuesday alongside an icy Atlanta highway.
Since 1981 when the first baby was born using In Vitro Fertilization, the treatment has revolutionized the way babies come into this world. From then till 2003, 1 million babies were born with the help of the treatment and this number increased to 2 million in just two years. But a new analysis worryingly suggests that the risks associated with IVF are outweighing the benefits with the overuse.
Most parents truly and genuinely want what is best for their child. This extends to parents who choose spanking as their method of discipline. They are not usually calloused or uncaring. They simply believe that spanking will grant them respect from their child, and that it will help stop undesirable behaviors. Unfortunately, decades worth of research say otherwise.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission(and Health Canada), in cooperation with Fred & Friends, today announced a voluntary recall of about 200,000 Fred & Friends Chill Baby Artiste, Volume and Panic pacifiers because the pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Britax Child Safety Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of about 225, 000 B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers because the hinge on the stroller’s folding mechanism can partially amputate consumers’ fingertips, break their fingers or cause severe lacerations, among other injuries, when they press the release button while pulling on the release strap.
We all take little shortcuts sometimes. Maybe we’re tired. Maybe we’re in a rush. Whatever the reason, those shortcuts can sometimes have dire consequences. A New Jersey bus driver experienced this truth first-hand after failing to ensure all the children had exited his bus on Tuesday morning.
In August Ikea issued a voluntary recall of about 40,000 KRITTER and SNIGLAR Junior Beds because the metal rod connecting the guard rail to the bed frame can break in use, posing a laceration hazard. At that time a kit was available for repair. Today the furniture giant expanded that recall to include another 3,500 beds after they received one additional report from the UK of a metal rod on a SNIGLAR bed breaking.
Just a week after a Philadelphia mom delivered her baby on a sled in her laneway, it was a driveway birth for one little baby in Portland. When Steve Bronish got a early morning call from his daughter that she was going into labor, he did not think that the delivery would be so quick, and in such an odd place.
After nine women successfully received womb transplants in Sweden last year, one of the women is now ready to give birth. Doctors have implanted an embryo into the donor womb and soon the world may witness the first baby born as a result of womb transplant.
Vitamin D, otherwise known as the “sunshine vitamin” is essential for bone development. During pregnancy, the mother’s vitamin D intake helps ensure that the fetus’s bone structure develops properly. But could there be another purpose behind this important nutrient? A new medical study suggests so.
In Texas, a controversy over a brain dead mother and her fetus comes to an end. In Hungary, it is announced that a healthy baby born to a legally deceased woman was released last month. The two cases may sound the same, but this truly is where the similarities end.