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Vin Diesel Named His Daughter After Paul Walker, But With a Girl Name

When you cut a newborn's umbilical cord, what do you think of? (It's a rhetorical question, btw; I don't want kids but just think about it for a second.) Read more...

30 Weird Apps

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(YouTube link) There are millions of apps available for your digital umbilical cord, er, I mean phone. Some of them push the envelope into the ozone, but people use them anyway. Or do they? maybe they just download them for laughs. Even if I had a smart phone, I would find all these simple to do without. Mike Rugnetta guest-hosts the mental_floss List Show this week.

'Lotus birth' advocates leave the umbilical cord attached to newborn babies

A new trend in natural birthing methods strives to ease a baby's transition into the world by not detaching the cord and placenta immediately following birth. Unsurprisingly, reactions are mixed.

Chinese Baby Girl Born With “Two Fetuses” Inside Her, Puzzles Doctors

In an extremely rare occurrence, a baby born in Hong Kong was born with two “fetuses” inside of her stomach. Both “fetuses” were joined to a “placenta-like” mass by umbilical cords. Each of them had skin, four limbs, a rib cage, intestines and primitive brain tissue. Show More Summary

Chinese Newborn Dies After Being Dragged Along Floor On The Head By Umbilical Cord

A pregnant Chinese woman, Shang Shao, 45, gave birth to a baby in the hospital hallway as she was being moved to surgery on a wheelchair to have a Cesarean section. But the baby died after nurses dragged the newborn along the floor by...Show More Summary

Baby in China dies after being dragged by umbilical cord

A newborn baby died after it was dragged for 40 feet by its attached umbilical cord, as the mother was pushed in a wheelchair.

A Mobile Umbilical Cord, Off the Table, but Still Connected

Those of us who keep our phones nearby all the time — just in case — run the risk of 24/7 distractedness, of never being fully there for our work, ourselves, or our non-offspring companions.

Disruptive Innovations Bringing Nepal Closer to Ending Extreme Poverty

In the maternity ward of a USAID-supported hospital in Dhulikhel, a town on the eastern rim of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, I watched a nurse apply a disinfectant gel to the umbilical cord of a newborn baby.

Pro-life vid of day: First trimester baby’s “gymnastics” routine

by Kelli FaithTap reposts a YouTube ultrasound video from Sherine Gayle-Slater, who writes: At an impromptu sonogram at my ob-gyn we saw our unborn daughter swinging from her umbilical cord. It looks like she was performing gymnastics. Show More Summary

My Mother Was Raped Teen Who Abandoned Me at a Hospital, But I’m Glad She Chose Life

As I sit at the fire station working my shift as a medic/firefighter, waiting for our next emergency, my heart is heavy. I just got a call that another newborn child has been found dead in the woods in Indianapolis, umbilical cord still attached and discarded like a piece of trash. I wonder if this […]

Newborn Girl Thrown From 17-Story Building in China With Umbilical Cord Still Attached

Tragically, a newborn girl was thrown from a 17-story apartment complex with her umbilical cord still attached in China. On Saturday, the infant was found on a busy pavement lying in a pool of blood. According to the Central European News agency, neighbor On Chiang said he “spotted something on the ground and didn’t immediately […]

Baby Survives Being Born 15-Weeks-Early, Now Her Family’s Helping Other Preemies

In April, Sanne Kamphorst arrived at Glasgow’s Southern General Hospital weighing a tiny 1Ib 14 oz. She was delivered 15 weeks early via emergency Cesarean section after her mother, Marloes, had an umbilical cord prolapse. She spent a total of 103 days in the intensive care unit and relied on a ventilator, blood transfusions and […]

A two-minute delay in cutting the umbilical cord leads to a better developent of newborns during their first days of life

Delaying the cutting of the umbilical cord in newborns by two minutes leads to a better development of the baby during the first days of life, research shows. The study reveals that the time in cutting the umbilical cord (also called umbilical cord clampling) influences the resistance to oxidative stress in newborns.

A 2-minute delay in cutting the umbilical cord leads to a better development of newborns

A study conducted by University of Granada scientists (from the Physiology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Departments) and from the San Cecilio Clinical Hospital (Granada) has demonstrated that delaying the cutting of the umbilical cord...Show More Summary

‘Birthright’ Bringing J-Horror Back to the States

The little seen but critically acclaimed Japanese horror thriller Birthright (known in Japan as Saitai; Umbilical Cord) is getting an American remake, says THR. “Birthright tells the story of a housewife who invites a young woman to interact with her family, only to learn she may be the daughter that the woman secretly abandoned at […]

Umbilical Cord Milking: Will It Help Your Baby?

Post by Judy Dutton. Pregnant women have a whole lot of choices to make about how and where to give birth, but here's one option that expectant moms may be wondering about: umbilical cord milking. The latest trend being bandied about...Show More Summary

3-year-old receives stem cell transplant from 1-month-old sister at Shanghai hospital

4 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A three-year-old boy suffering with the life-threatening condition aplastic anemia received a stem cell transplant from his one-month-old sister's umbilical cord blood yesterday at the Shanghai Children's Medical Center, making her the youngest donor of such a kind in the city. [ more › ]

It's The 28th Anniversary Of The Chrysler Minivan Design

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It was 1986. A time when we thought Joe Piscapo was funny and not all weirdly muscular. A time when Lady Gaga's most radical fashion statement was an umbilical cord, and there was New Coke and you could watch Top Gun without feeling all funny during the volleyball scene. It was also the year Chrysler patented their minivan design. Read more...

A List Of Times I’ve Wanted To Kill Myself, From Birth Until The Present

5 months agoHumor : Thought Catalog

While being born, I wrapped my neck with the umbilical cord because I didn’t want to leave my mom’s insides.

Mothers Abandoning Newborns in Liberia Due to Ebola Outbreak

A man found a dead newborn girl at a scrapyard in the ELWA Junction in Monrovia, Liberia, umbilical cord still attached. It is unknown if the baby died at the yard or if the girl was already dead. Residents said this was not the first such incident, as dumping newborns is increasing since Ebola broke out in the country. Show More Summary

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