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Designer Pregnancy & Saviour Sibling Heartfelt Account

Designer Pregnancy & Saviour Sibling Heartfelt Account

An elated mom who delivered a ‘saviour sibling’ for her gravely sick son revealed her happiness after physicians informed her that her ill child is disease-free by the ‘designer pregnancy’. Michelle Whitaker in her late thirties was crushed when her first child, presently, twelve-year-old Charlie was diagnosed with an atypical genetic condition ‘Diamond Blackfan Anaemia’ or DBA when he was just 3 months old which afflicts just seven hundred persons globally - & merely 125 in the United Kingdom. He had been in the hospital for several days being constantly transfused with blood for combating the condition which thwarts the body’s RBC (red blood cells which are carriers of oxygen & foods all through the body) manufacturing process in every fortnightly time interval. Charlie  [...]

Pregnant & Baring-it-All Celebrity Mommas

Pregnant & Baring-it-All Celebrity Mommas

Here’s an eye-catching line-up of heavily pregnant celeb mothers who’ve apparently shed all inhibitions as they proudly reveal their expanding tummies to the world. Mariah Carey Due for twin deliveries, Songstress Mariah Carey appears as though she’s just about to pop them as she happily poses for the Apr. edition of ‘Life & Style’. She admits to the intense vulnerability felt about clicking any photos at all during this stage, though never wanted to skip such a chance of documenting this rare experience. Soon-to-be-Papa Nick Cannon couldn’t be prouder of his wifey-dearest close up image & confesses heavy-heartedly on loving Carey more than ever & having an entire novel appreciation & approbation for her. Demi Moore Demi’s the one to be credited to having started  [...]

Braces for Kids – Crucial Information for All Parents

Braces for Kids – Crucial Information for All Parents

Braces for kids who are yet been visited by their tooth fairies seems rather absurd, doesn’t it? According to recent figures by the American Association of Orthodontists, the age group noted in the trend hovering around braces for kids is seventeen years & lesser. There has been a forty-six percent growth noted in the last ten years and over three million kids in this age group going in for orthodontic treatment noted two years ago. However the society has not broken the figure down in accordance to age though it is estimated that fifteen to twenty percent of seven and ten year old kids are getting orthodontic treatment. Parents are hopeful that sooner the treatment commences for the kid – prior to the entire adult tooth set coming in – lesser orthodontic treatment would be necessary  [...]

Kickbee Tummy Tweeter – Dads Receive Instant Messages during Fetal Kicks

Kickbee Tummy Tweeter – Dads Receive Instant Messages during Fetal Kicks

With utter delight you have posted the foremost sonography photos on Facebook for letting all your near and dear ones know of your pregnancy. Guess what? Tweeting from the uterus is another exciting thing that your unborn baby could do. You might be wondering how this is possible. Expectant mothers could don a specially crafted belt dubbed ‘the Kickbee’ around their tummy area. It is basically a twittering fetal movement monitoring device that would set off a signal to iPhones of ‘Papas-to-Be’ or Twitter keeping all concerned parties posted on the latest kick counts and brag ‘ i-kicked-Mommy’ . Is this sounding quite hi-tech for such a delicate, cherished moment or perhaps superfluous info for all of your pals, kin members and Facebook followers? Perhaps, not all need to be hearing  [...]

Increased Ingestion of Batteries – A Mounting Risk for Children

Increased Ingestion of Batteries – A Mounting Risk for Children

A novel study has shown that there has been a considerable augment in the cases of buttons and cylindrically shaped batteries being ingested, especially in kids, and that the cells got stuck in the esophagus which required prompt removal within 2 hours for preventing grave health risks like internal blood loss, scalding or tissue tearing. The investigators additionally have called on the makers to develop child-safe measures that involve securing the battery section on daily domestic items and creating industry benchmarks which will need caveat labelling to assist in reducing swallowing incidents of such batteries. Duo researches conducted found an over six folds rise in the proportion of batteries and buttons being swallowed from 1985 till recent times and has direct relation to the increasing  [...]

HAMLET in Breast Milk Obliterates Cancer Cells

HAMLET in Breast Milk Obliterates Cancer Cells

The choice is quite clear that Breast Milk is the best food for an infant. Not merely a food, breast milk is additionally a potent medication swarming with antibodies and WBC (white blood cells) from a woman’s own body. Breast milk has several mighty benefits to babies. Breastfed babies: Have lesser rates of being hospitalized and facing fatality. They contract lesser respiratory, gastro-intestinal, ear and urinary tract infections, meningitis. Succumbing less frequently to SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). The body of a breastfed infant is capable of producing greater amounts of antibodies in response to inoculation. Researches have constantly shown that kids that were breastfed during infancy: Suffered lesser from allergy, RA (rheumatoid arthritis), colitis and lesser cases  [...]

Educational DVD – No apparent Word learning or Benefits in 1-2 year old Tots

Educational DVD – No apparent Word learning or Benefits in 1-2 year old Tots

Amongst twelve months to two year old infants that watch educational DVD, there seems to be no proof of broad language erudition enhancement or that words featuring in the educational DVD are being learnt. This was the study outcome done by researchers at the Univ. of California after evaluating language attainment amongst 96 infants in the ages from one to two years old. Infants in the ages two years and lesser have been noted to be spending an approximate 2 hours daily having media exposure on television screens and the normal age in which children started to view programming intended for their age bracket was 5 months, in accordance to background info from the study. Those manufacturing educational DVD assert that they help in teaching infants particular language words. The study received  [...]

Gel-based Effective Treatment for Cleft Palate in Babies

Gel-based Effective Treatment for Cleft Palate in Babies

Scientists from Oxford have made advancement with their innovatory gel capable of healing cleft palate. This novel discovery could proffer hope to scores of infants suffering from the misery of cleft palate. Nearly one thousand infants are born yearly with cleft palate and lip conditions making it the more prevalent birth anomaly in Britain. These birth anomalies could be rectified via surgical procedure; however those most acutely affected could endure longstanding issues with their appearance and language which could last for several years. Oxford investigator David Bucknail was optimistic that their gel was considerably better as compared to any of the presently obtainable treatments. The gel appears to function in analogous manner as that employed in soft contact eye lenses. The gel is  [...]

FloWatch : Life-saving Device for Infants with Congenital Heart Disease

FloWatch : Life-saving Device for Infants with Congenital Heart Disease

An easily implanted, remote-assisted contrivance comprising of a rubber band affixed to a small motor is a revolutionary advancement for treating babies having congenital heart disease. Device known as FloWatch is implanted in the region around the major pulmonary artery inside the heart for facilitating it in narrowing down. Adjustment of the rubber band’s thickness could be done employing a remote control, translating to the fact that the implant could effectually continue growing with the infant. In the United Kingdom, one among every one thousand infants has a congenital heart disease condition. Congenital heart disease is of varying kinds, namely: Holes in-between cardiac compartments. Cardiac valve or vessel might not have adequately developed. Single or more blockages in the paths  [...]

Undetected in Chromosomal Tests & Ultrasounds – Baby born without eyes

Undetected in Chromosomal Tests & Ultrasounds – Baby born without eyes

A baby girl born with no eyes has shed light on the gross shortage in ultrasound scanning technology. When fifteen-year-old Taylor Garrison gave birth to baby girl Brielle, she was astonished to note the doctors whisking the baby away sans any elucidation. Garrison stated that a 6-hour-long testing was carried out by the medics on her baby for assessing her atypical condition. Though appearing like just another normal baby, she is born with no eye tissue due to a condition known as anaophthalmia that leads to irreversible blindness. In the case of Brielle, the routinely performed ultrasound scans during pregnancy failed to spot this irregularity as the eye sockets generally seem black during the scan. Her eye sockets are totally empty with no eye balls present in them. Brielle’s mother would  [...]

Girl who spontaneously weeps Tears of Blood

Girl who spontaneously weeps Tears of Blood

In a bizarre and rather rare twist of medical destiny, a fourteen-year-old school going girl instantaneously has blood welling up from her pores, leaving all in the doctor fraternity perplexed. Twinkle Dwivedi hailing from India has an unidentified disorder wherein her skin emits blood in the absence of any form of cuts, scratches or abrasions. The teen from North India, had also had blood transfusions subsequent to having bled from ocular, nasal, hairline, neck and even the heel of her feet areas nearly fifty instances on a day-to-day basis. The girl stated that she oozes blood from her scalp, hands, eyes, ear, nose and other areas of her body though there is no associated hurting or painful sensations felt when the bleeding commences. She however does mention of the intense tiredness and  [...]

Massive Recall by Flawed Crib Manufacturers following Infant fatalities

Massive Recall by Flawed Crib Manufacturers following Infant fatalities

Stroller manufacturers, Graco have revoked nearly 1.5 million of their models following incidents of 5 infants losing their fingertips in the awning pivot. A similar enormous call back by Dorel Asia of over six lakh cribs followed when reports of a tot fatality and entrapment of 6 infants in the drop siding. Graco Strollers lead to Amputation of Infants Fingertips Graco has rescinded a number of its stroller models namely Passage, Spree, Alano and Travel System. The Graco strollers were being sold at several top departmental stores and super marts at eighty to ninety dollars, with the travel systems selling for nearly two hundred dollars. All of these stroller models were manufactured in China. The concerned hinge facilitates adjustment of the awning or the canopy. When babies have put their  [...]

Mr. Squiggles – Watch Out For Safety Quotient Of This Innocent-Looking Hamster

Mr. Squiggles – Watch Out For Safety Quotient Of This Innocent-Looking Hamster

Mr. Squiggles is undoubtedly the happening, much-vouched toy among the kiddie brigade. Mr. Squiggles - the small programmed hamster that scampers about, riding a skating board, rolling about in a hamster orb is adorable much like the actual one – however with no pungent odour, maintenance or cleansing of the pen needed and inclination to gnaw tiny hands. And a costing of a mere eight to ten dollars per piece, it appears quite irresistible to the below twelve year old age group. This robotic rodent might not be as safe for the kids as the consumer group from California, Good Guide have stated that a number of the Zhu Zhu Pets parts have been detected with unacceptably high levels of the metal antimony that has possible health risks. Sixty parts per million is the allowable Federal Standard  [...]