Blood cells from donated umbilical cords fight leukaemia far better than adult blood, suggesting we've underestimated the power of the fetal immune response
ATLANTA (Feb. 1, 2016)--In a study to be presented on Feb. 5 in an oral plenary session at 8 a.m. EST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting™, in Atlanta, researchers will present findings from a study titled, Cryopreserved Human Umbilical Cord (HUC) vs. Biocellulose Film (BCF) for Antenatal Spina Bifida Repair. read more
The baby still had its umbilical cord attached.
When churchgoers in Malaysia heard small cries near their building, they thought a kitten was stuck in a drain. As they walked closer, much to their surprise, the churchgoers discovered a newborn baby boy with his umbilical cord still attached inside a plastic bag near the drain, The Daily Mail reported Monday. The news report […]
Emma Jean Nolan is a midwife and photographer in Brisbane, Australia. Sometimes she gets to combine her trades. When Harper Hoani Spies was born, she took this photo of her along with her intact placenta. Nolan shaped the umbilical cord to spell "love." Baby Harper is Maori--the indigenous people of New Zealand. Show More Summary
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This newborn made quite a statement upon entering the world. A baby boy was photographed in Australia with his still-attached umbilical cord arranged to spell out "love." The cord remains joined to the placenta in the striking picture. Show More Summary
We already know you can eat your placenta or turn your baby's dried-up bellybutton into a nice necklace, but what are other ways new moms can enjoy the fruits of their literal labor? One 30-year-old Australian mom had a particularly creative idea: Use her baby's umbilical cord to spell out... More »
Welcome earthside sweet little HarperAs a Maori baby his placenta will now be returned to the land. The word 'whenua'... Posted by Emma Jean Photography on Saturday, January 2, 2016 The first moments of a baby's life are a whirlwind - so much is happening that it's almost impossible to stop and simply appreciate what has just happened. Show More Summary
The visitors and staff at the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Great Tide Pool were greeted by a surprise furry bundle of a joy, a wild sea otter attached to her mom, umbilical cord and all. The otter mom was visiting the tidal pool at the Monterey Bay Aquarium more often than usual which got the aquarium... Show More Summary
He used a pair of red headphones to tie the umbilical cord.
Iman Shumpert sprung into the role of OBGYN Wednesday -- when his wife went into labor in their home... and the NBA star delivered the kid right in their home bathroom!!!
Anxiety, unfortunately, is an unavoidable part of being a new parent and one thing that many parents worry about when they... The post Umbilical Cord Bleeding: When To Worry appeared first on Lifehack.
A healthy newborn baby with his umbilical cord still attached was left in the nativity scene of a Queens, New York, church on Monday, just four or five hours after his birth. The child, whose name was not yet known, was taken to Jamaica Hospital Center for treatment, the New York Times reported. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — For a short time Monday afternoon, the Christmas manger at a New York City church might've been able to pass for the real thing: A newborn baby, with the umbilical cord still attached, was abandoned there. Now, New York City police are searching for whoever left the child. It was around 11:30 a.m. Show More Summary
A baby with an umbilical cord still attached was discovered this week in a Nativity scene at a New York church. Jose Moran, a custodian at Holy Child Jesus Church in Richmond Hill in Queens, found a baby boy wrapped in towels Monday afternoon. Show More Summary
A mother who left her newborn son in a manger at a New York City church will not face criminal charges for giving him up, a prosecutor said on Wednesday. A custodian on Monday found the crying infant with his umbilical cord still attached wrapped in towels and placed in the indoor nativity scene at...
A custodian on Monday found the crying infant with his umbilical cord still attached wrapped in towels and placed in the indoor nativity scene at the Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens, New York police said. The baby's mother was located...Show More Summary
Cells isolated from the human umbilical cord have been shown to produce molecules that help retinal neurons from the eyes of rats grow, connect and survive. The findings implicate one family of molecules in particular -- thrombospondins - that may have therapeutic potential for the treatment of degenerative eye diseases.
A healthy newborn baby with his umbilical cord still attached was left in the nativity scene of a Queens church on Monday, just four or five hours after his birth. The child, whose name was not yet known, was taken to Jamaica Hospital Center for treatment, the New York Times reported. Show More Summary