Infant

By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 9th, 2013
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AFP/AFP/File – View of Nigeria’s Moonlight Maternity Clinic, that was raided by paramilitary operatives for allegedly engaging in baby trafficking business in the southeastern city of Enugu, on August 5, 2013. …more  The proprietor of Nigeria‘s Moonlight Maternity Clinic was not int...
By IndepthAfrica
In Odd News
Aug 11th, 2013
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By Laura Neil/Published 7th August 2013 The 29-year-old nurse is offering her £85-a-day breastfeeding service on a small ads website (PICMODELLED) The 29-year-old nurse is offering her £85-a-day breastfeeding service on a small ads website. The ad by “Cecilia232”, from Boulogne, has appeared on the e...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 17th, 2013
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A maid who abandoned her newborn in a deserted house in the UAE has been jailed for a year. Dibba Criminal Court handed down the sentence to the Ethiopian woman after finding her guilty of an illegal affair and endangering the life of her baby boy. She had left the child in an empty building [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 18th, 2012
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An Ethiopian maid, who allegedly asphyxiated her newborn by locking her in a bag, was charged with murder in the Court of First Instance on Monday. According to court records, she had become pregnant following an illicit relation with a Pakistani man. She killed the baby by locking her up for several...
By benim
In Children & Youth
Sep 26th, 2011
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Childhood obesity starts in the womb, with overweight mothers giving birth to fat babies. New scanning techniques have allowed British scientists to examine fat levels in newborn babies. They found some had built up fat around their abdomen in the same way as adults in their 50s. It is the first dire...
By benim
In Miscellaneous
Aug 4th, 2011
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Sao Paulo – Brazilian police say a newborn girl was saved from being buried alive when she started crying at a funeral home where she had been taken after doctors declared her dead. A police statement says that the 14-year-old mother was seven months pregnant when she gave birth on Tuesday at t...
By benim
In Children & Youth
Aug 4th, 2011
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As soon as a baby is born, there are three crucial pieces of information that family and friends demand to know — the sex, name … and weight. Which is why, when baby Hayden Church arrived six weeks ago, his delivery drew gasps — not to mention a few winces — from everyone with whom […]...
By benim
In News
Jun 9th, 2011
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LAGOS, Nigeria – An authority says dozens of pregnant teens arrested during a raid last month on a Nigerian clinic accused of illegally selling babies are victims of human trafficking. Arinze Orakwe, a spokesman for the National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic in Persons, said Thursday that 30 of g...
By benim
In Article
May 16th, 2011
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A black couple told yesterday of their shock and mystification when their son was born with white skin and blond hair.   Francis Tshibangu admitted: ‘My first thought was “Wow, is he really mine?”.’ He and his wife Arlette already have a two-year-old boy, Seth, whose features reflect his African...
By benim
In Lifestyle
Mar 25th, 2011
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Pregnant women with BMI of 35 or more twice as likely to lose child Mothers from ethnic minorities more likely to have stillbirths or neonatal death A link has been found between Body Mass Index and stillbirths and neonatal mortality rates Numbers of deaths in newborn babies where the mother is obese...