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Black carbon from air pollution found in placentas: study
World

Black carbon from air pollution found in placentas: study

Black carbon particles typically emitted by vehicle exhaust and coal-fired power plants have been detected on the fetus-facing side of…
US birth rate continues to fall
Life & Style

US birth rate continues to fall

America’s baby bust isn’t over. The nation’s birth rates last year reached record lows for women in their teens and…
Yemeni conjoined twins die in blockaded Sanaa: rebels
Middle East

Yemeni conjoined twins die in blockaded Sanaa: rebels

Newborn Yemeni conjoined twins whose plight sparked a plea for urgent medical treatment overseas died in Sanaa Saturday, rebels in…
First gene-edited babies claimed in China
Science

First gene-edited babies claimed in China

HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies — twin girls…
Egyptian prosecution arrests mother for selling newborn baby on Facebook
Egypt

Egyptian prosecution arrests mother for selling newborn baby on Facebook

  The National Council for Childhood and Motherhood announced on Sunday that the council has referred a mother to public…
Babies born to Muslims to exceed Christian births, study predicts
World

Babies born to Muslims to exceed Christian births, study predicts

Within the next 20 years, the number of babies born to Muslim parents is expected to surpass births to Christians…
Babies cry more in UK, Canada and Italy, less in Denmark, Germany: Pediatric study
Health & Fitness

Babies cry more in UK, Canada and Italy, less in Denmark, Germany: Pediatric study

Babies cry more in Britain, Canada, Italy and Netherlands than in other countries, while newborns in Denmark, Germany and Japan…
Doctors should offer women birth control right after babies arrive
Health & Fitness

Doctors should offer women birth control right after babies arrive

Women should have the chance to get long-acting birth control like intrauterine devices (IUDs) before they leave the hospital with…
How best to talk to babies to help nurture developing brains
Health & Fitness

How best to talk to babies to help nurture developing brains

A commentary, published in Jama Paediatrics, highlights the importance of talking to babies right from birth.
Young babies perceive touch differently
Life & Style

Young babies perceive touch differently

New research suggests that up to the age of four months, babies experience touch without knowing where that touch is…
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