Military dad serving overseas ‘present’ at birth
A Navy man serving overseas in the Middle East has managed to watch the birth of his first child with the help of online technology Skype, reports Kare11.com.
Ted and Lizzy Freese, from Minnesota in the US, used a computer by the side of Lizzy’s hospital bed so that she could hear ... Continue reading
Laptops, apps and gaming devices are now as common toys for toddlers and babies as teddies, trains and tea sets
Picturesque harbor could be home to cooky artist’s ‘Belly of the south’
The Angel of the North could soon be upstaged if plans for a 20.25m statue of a pregnant woman in North Devon go ahead.Artist Damien Hirst is said to be behind the design of the formidable figure, planned for the Victorian pier in North Devon’s Ilfracombe harbour. As ... Continue reading
An American woman has given birth just five hours after discovering she was pregnant
A woman from Tennessee, USA, has given birth just five hours after being told she was pregnant, reports WSMV.
Amanda Prentice and her husband, Billy, are now parents to Allie McKinley Rose, who weighed 5lb 5oz at birth.
“I never felt [the baby] move. I wore the same clothes that I had worn ... Continue reading
Contractions during wedding vows didn’t stop one mum-to-be from getting married
We’re all for multi-tasking, but we take our hats off to the woman who gave birth and got married on the same day. Danielle, 19, and Aaron Clewlow, 25, from Stoke-on-Trent welcomed their second baby boy just hours after they’d said ‘I do’, reports the Daily Mail. Their son, Paddy, ... Continue reading
After having a baby with the help of IVF, Jenifer Henegham and her husband didn't expect another baby... or a natural conception!
A woman who spent around £40,000 on IVF to have a baby has gone on to have a second child - after falling pregnant naturally.
After Jenifer Heneghan was told she was infertile, she and husband Kevin paid for six rounds of IVF treatments over eight years, reports the Daily Mail. They eventually welcomed a ... Continue reading
American woman saved by rubber-soled shoes she planned to throw away
A mum-to-be and her unborn baby have survived being struck by lightning outside their home in Ohio, USA.
Kelly Lough, who is due to give birth to a baby girl this summer, was holding an umbrella as she got into her husband’s car when the lightning hit.
“There was a huge flash and ... Continue reading
A mum-to-be in Mexico is reportedly pregnant with six girls and three boys
Karla Vanessa Perez, from Mexico, is pregnant with nine babies, Mexico’s main broadcaster Televisa has reported.
Karla, who lives in the state of Coahuila, which borders Texas, USA, underwent fertility treatment before falling pregnant with nonuplets, said the Televisa report.
The mum-to-be is reportedly being treated in hospital and is said to be ... Continue reading
Nine members of staff at a Northumberland maternity ward are fuelling a workplace baby boom, with three new mums and six due this summer
It seems that the maternity ward at Wandbeck Hospital, in Ashington has experienced its very own baby boom, with seven midwives, one consultant and a secretary pregnant or having recently given birth.
“To have so many [pregnant] at once is somewhat unusual,” said Janice McNichol, head of midwifery. “There’s a real buzz ... Continue reading
A car seat that envelops your baby in a protective shell in the event of an accident has been designed
British engineers have unveiled a prototype of a car seat that cocoons your baby or child in a protective shell in the event of an accident.
Called Carkoon, it is a rear-facing car seat that features a protective shell to shield the little passenger from fire and provide up to 20 minutes ... Continue reading
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