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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…

Medical officials petition for protection of Indian “fire baby”

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FINALLY! Glad to see this now taken as seriously as it should be. KMC lodges complaint over ‘blazing baby’ – The New Indian Express. In a twist to the story of three-month-old Rahul, who reportedly suffered four incidences of spontaneous combustion, authorities of Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital, where the infant is being treated, lodged…

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…

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,…

Horrifying case of birth tragedy (Warning: graphic story)

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Incredibly disturbing story of a tragic birth episode leaves many questions and a lawsuit. Missouri couple sues doctors for separating baby’s head during grisly botched birth, and trying to cover it up: reports – NY Daily News. Arteisha Betts and Travis Ammonette, of Florissant, filed a 10-count complaint in St. Louis County Circuit Court last…

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…

Questionable claims that “your baby can read” puts company out of business

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Good news! Calling a company out for unsubstantiated claims WORKS! Your Baby Can Read Company Going out of Business – ABC News. The company that persuaded hundreds of thousands of parents to buy Your Baby Can Read products is going out of business, citing the high cost of fighting complaints alleging its ads were false.…