Erica Bovino had always wanted to give birth at home. But the way she welcomed her second child, Stella, into the world hadn’t exactly been what she’d had in mind.
Tag: "Amazing Baby Stories"
Medical science has come a long way…but using a 3D printer to save a baby’s life? Though it may sound absurd, doctors in Michigan did just that.
All preemies have more than their share of obstacles to overcome, but the smaller and more premature a baby is, the more they must fight to survive. Harley Gulliksen’s parents know this better than most.
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.
While waiting to board Mexico City’s A Line subway train at the Pantitlan Station, Maria Zamora went into labor. At 8:34 a.m., she gave birth to a beautiful and perfectly healthy baby boy – a baby boy who has received a very interesting “Welcome to the World” gift: free Mexico City subway rides for life.
Most parents see their children as little miracles, and that’s exactly the way it should be. But for the parents of four-year-old Ethan Stewart, the word “miracle” doesn’t even begin to explain how they feel about having him in their life today.
Nearly 200 people died in the earthquake that struck China’s Sichuan province. Thousands more were injured. But amidst the rubble and debris, a little girl, born just an hour after the 7.0 earthquake hit, brought hope and joy to all lucky enough to witness the experience.
During her 20th week of pregnancy, Savannah Perry, learned that her daughter had a cyst on the left lung. After further examination, doctors determined that Lake wouldn’t be able to breathe once she was born.
For Jane Heffey, a 28-year-old nurse at Aintree Hospital in Liverpool, “everything had been perfect.” She had a house, a career that she was happy with, a partner she loved, a nine-month-old daughter, Niamh, and another baby on the way. But unbeknownst to Jane, cervical cancer was spreading throughout of her body.
Susanna Rohm was holding her 2-month-old son, Isaiah, in her lap when he fell asleep abruptly. She knew right away that something was very wrong.
The guardian angels were definitely at work on Thursday keeping a baby safe. Eight hours after a car crash killed his great grandmother, rescuers found the 7-month-old alive and safe in the backseat of her car.
Pregnant with her third child, Claire Ives was relaxing at home, listening to her son’s heartbeat with a handheld device. When she turned the device on, the thought, at first, she’d been using it wrong. But the London nurse would soon learn that what she was hearing was a serious condition that could have cost her son his life.
Though Nadine Young’s most recent break up had been an amicable one, it left her single and without a child. Rather than attempt another relationship and possibly risk the chances of not having a child, Nadine decided it would be best to pursue parenting on her own. Little did she know, that decision would take her on a stressful, scary, but beautiful journey.