An expectant mom did make it in time to the hospital, but still could not manage to give birth to her daughter in the delivery room. That is because little Hannah was born just outside in the parking lot and with help from an unlikely member of the hospital staff – the valet!
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Atula is a writer, traveler and a nature-lover. She is also mom to a boy who seems to have inherited all her creative genes. When Atula is not busy making up stories with her son, she writes for numerous magazines, websites and blogs. She is also working on her site on endangered species called indiasendangered.com.
A baby dying in his mother’s womb has been saved by doctors in Spain who performed and in-utero surgery. The infant was suffering from a rare condition affecting his lungs and causing his heart to fail, but at 10 months old, his is now healthy and thriving.
When a nine month pregnant woman was hospitalised over the weekend a hospital in Kuwait, doctors soon declared her to be clinically dead owing to her critical condition. But as soon as the baby was delivered by emergency C-section, the mother ‘miraculously’ came back to life!
In November of 2007, when Arhum Noor was born, her mother could hold her for only three minutes before the newborn was whisked away for a heart surgery. Born with a defective heart, although the baby girl was saved with a timely heart transplant, at five years old she now battles cancer as a result of that transplant.
In 2010 when baby Hannah was born, she could not breathe, drink, eat or swallow on her own. It was because the baby girl was born without a wind pipe. Now, more than 2 years later, the little girl is the youngest patient in the world to have a new windpipe grown from her own stem cell.
A newborn baby is safe in the hospital after discovered abandoned on an Oahu beach on Sunday night by a passer by. Authorities are still trying to find why the baby girl was left in such a condition on the Hawaiian beach.
It is a world record for sure. Twins, Amy and Katie were born to mom Maria Jones-Elliott not few minutes or few hours apart but a full 87 days apart! Doctors say it is likely the first of its kind incident in Irish medical history.
An 8-story building collapse in the Bangladesh city of Dhaka brought tragic news for many last week but for one woman, it also brought the news of a baby. Trapped under the rubble, the expectant mom gave birth to a baby boy and was rescued six hours later.
She was merely five days old when baby Scarlett underwent her first heart surgery. But nine months later, little Scarlett is not only healthy she is ready to live a wonderful life.
Respiratory tract infection is a common problem seen among many newborns especially those that are born prematurely. Now a new research reveals that the most common virus that leads to these infections in children might be passed on from mother to the unborn child during pregnancy.
An asylum boat seeking refuge in Australia was intercepted off the coast of Broome this week by officers. What was a surprise though, was that among the asylum seekers was a baby not more than two days old, born onboard the boat!
A mother, it is said can hear her baby cry even in her sleep. But despite this popular belief, French researchers on Tuesday said that fathers too are equally able to recognise their baby’s cry and it is not just a ‘maternal instinct’
Three weeks ago, Radesham Neeranjan and his wife did not even suspect that they were having a baby. But when severe abdominal pain brought the couple to the hospital, they were stunned to learn that not only was Surujdaye 30 weeks pregnant, but she also would need a surgery to deliver the baby who was growing outside the womb!