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Amazing birth during crash

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The odds that this would turn out OK are low but here it is. Xiao Zhao bike crash: Unborn baby catapulted out of mother’s womb SURVIVES collision that killed his parents – Mirror Online. An unborn baby in China has survived after it was reportedly ‘thrown’ from his mother’s womb during a fatal motorcycle crash…

Elephant attacks house; finds the crying baby interesting

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In an area where man-animal conflicts are common, a raging elephant destroyed a house in West Bengal’s Purulia district on Monday night but reacted very differently upon hearing a crying under the debris. Elephant pulls down house in Bengal, then rescues 10-month-old baby trapped under debris – The Times of India. The child’s father, Dipak…

Are you a “loser” for being anti-vax?

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Some people have decent intentions and just blow that all to pieces. Mom says nurse called her baby a ‘loser’ | WWLP.com. A South Carolina mother is outraged after a nurse at a children’s hospital left a nasty note she says is about her baby. The mom says the note referred to the sick child…

Chinese parents panic over three-legged baby

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A case of a genetic anomaly makes for a difficult situation. Three-Legged Baby Born In China Leaves Parents Stunned. A stunned young couple are now frantically seeking help after their daughter was born with the additional limb in Xingtai, in northern China’s Hebei Province. The baby was initially dumped by her mother at a local…

Indian baby catches on fire – Spontaneous combustion or abuse? (UPDATE: Tests normal)

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Astounding treatment of a probable child abuse case in India. Diagnosis: Spontaneous combustion. Tamil Nadu’s baby Rahul sets on fire by himself : South, News – India Today. Three-month-old Rahul, who is admitted in the Kilpauk Medical College Hospital (KMCH) in Chennia with 10 degree burn injuries because of a condition called spontaneous human combustion…

Doggie delivery in Thailand

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There’s still a bit of a mystery regarding what exactly what happened here but this was a fortuitous event. Dog saves baby’s life | Bangkok Post: news. A pedigree Thai dog carried a plastic bag containing a newborn baby girl believed to have been left in a roadside dump back to its home on Monday…

Baby cured of HIV

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Should we get excited or wait with hopeful optimism? In Medical First, a Baby With H.I.V. Is Called Cured. Doctors announced on Sunday that a baby had been cured of an H.I.V. infection for the first time, a startling development that could change how infected newborns are treated and sharply reduce the number of children…

Bleach in any form should NOT be fed to babies

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I’ll go out on a limb here at administer some medical advice. Is this a case of a home remedy gone wrong? A father puts bleach in his baby’s formula to cure congestion. DCF: Dad, Carron Washington, who fed bleach to baby denied contact with child Kaelynn. | Ocala.com. The 2-month-old girl hospitalized after authorities…

Baby sprouts feather

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This one definitely made me cringe. Two-Inch Feather Emerges From Baby’s Neck – Yahoo! News. No one knew what was bothering 7-month-old Mya Whittington. Her discomfort stumped her parents and doctors. She was finally hospitalized – and a 2-inch feather eventually poked its way out of her neck, shocking everyone. “[The pediatrician] threw on gloves…

Mother remains in prison for failure to seek medical attention for premature child

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Oregon City faith-healing mom to remain in prison while her manslaughter conviction is on appeal | OregonLive.com. A member of an Oregon City-based faith-healing church will remain in prison while her manslaughter conviction is on appeal. A Clackamas County judge turned down a petition Monday for early release while the conviction of Shannon Mae Hickman,…

The unspoken custom: If the mother dies, so must the baby

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This is from earlier this month but it’s a disturbing story about practical survival that we find difficult to imagine in modern society. Bad practices: Burying infant alive with their dead mothers – News VietNamNet. Infants are not only buried alive if their mothers unfortunately die during the labor process. Under the “dọ-tơm-amí” unsound customs,…

Aww, how cute! Now a good reason to indulge in adorable animal pictures at work.

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Want to increase your productivity? Study says: Look at this adorable kitten. When economists talk about boosting productivity, they usually talk about increasing the adoption of new technologies and optimizing workflows. Japanese researchers, however, have come up with a very offbeat approach: Showing workers lots of pictures of adorable, fuzzy, baby animals. A team of…

Intruding python curls up with toddler in Illinois

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Python found wrapped around sleeping baby in Mattoon apartment. Police are investigating a snake-bite incident in which a 2-foot-long ball python entered an apartment and wrapped itself around the foot of a sleeping infant there. The occupant, Devin Winans, of an apartment in the 300 block of North 22nd Street, told police that he was…