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Tag: Newborn Babies

4-Month-Old Baby Dies From Meningitis, Family Urges People To Get Vaccinated

A 4-month-old baby boy died 24 hours after contracting meningitis. Doctors informed the parents that the infant most likely contracted the virus from an unvaccinated person.

Public Health July 12, 2018

Cheese With Listeria Linked To 2 Deaths: What You Should Know About Listeria

A multi-state Listeria outbreak has been detected by health officials and they are reportedly looking into the issue. This bacterium has already caused two deaths and has resulted in hospitalization of four more individuals.

Public Health March 12, 2017

Breastfeeding Newborns Within First Hour Of Life Lowers Death Risk: UNICEF

UNICEF warns that as many as 77 million newborns in the world are not breastfed by their mothers within the first hour of life. This leaves them more likely to die as they are deprived of vital nutrients and antibodies.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 1, 2016

Newborns Who Catch Cold, Flu Within 6 Months At Increased Risk For Type 1 Diabetes

Children are more susceptible to developing type 1 diabetes later in life when they contract a cold or flu during their first 6 months, a new study suggests. Infections that occur beyond this period don't produce the same effect.

Public Health May 9, 2016

North Carolina Mom In Coma Wakes Up After Hearing Her Newborn Baby Cry

Baby’s cry jolted a mother from childbirth coma. This is the story of how Baby Rylan Cawley saved a life.

Life September 16, 2015

Rare Case of Baby Born with Two Front Teeth

Alyssa Bailey was born with two teeth already showing. How rare is this in newborns?

Life January 8, 2015

Did a MTV show reduce the rate of teen pregnancy?

MTV’s teen pregnancy and parenting reality shows have been linked to the decline in teen birth rates. Researchers believe that the decline is caused by easy access to contraceptives, but “16 and Pregnant” is believed to be a contributing factor.

Movies/TV Shows August 15, 2014

Home births may be fatal to newborn babies, study warns

Fatality rate for babies born at home is higher when compared to babies born at hospitals.

Life February 4, 2014

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