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Here Are the Best, Worst
States to Have a Kid
Aug 9, 2022 9:35 AM CDT
Here Are the Best, Worst States to Have a Kid
Massachusetts is the No. 1 state, in WalletHub's assessment; Alabama comes in last
- If you're thinking of starting a family, or want to expand the one you have, there are some US states that may be better than others, from the birthing process onward. WalletHub looked at nearly three dozen metrics for all 50 states and DC, in four main categories: cost,...
These Were 2021's
Top Baby Names
May 6, 2022 1:40 PM CDT
These Were 2021's Top Baby Names
Olivia, Liam take No. 1 spots, per Social Security Administration rankings
- Olivia and Liam have a stubborn streak. Not anyone in particular with those names, but the names themselves, which rose, once again, to the top of the Social Security Administration's annual list of top baby names. For the 2021 version of the rankings, Olivia sees the No. 1 spot...
Deputy Heard Baby's Cries
Amid Fire, Started Climbing
Apr 27, 2022 10:25 AM CDT
Deputy Heard Baby's Cries Amid Fire, Started Climbing
William Puzynski saves 1-year-old girl from 3rd-floor balcony in Orlando
- A local sheriff's deputy was in the right place at the right time when an apartment building in Orlando, Fla., went up in flames over the weekend. Per WKMG , William Puzynski of the Orange County Sheriff's Office was on patrol around 4am Saturday when a call was radioed...
Mom Who Left Baby in Woods
in 1993 Convicted of Murder
Apr 5, 2022 11:05 AM CDT
Mom Who Left Baby in Woods in 1993 Convicted of Murder
Ohio's Gail Eastwood-Ritchey now faces life in prison in 'Geauga's Child' case
- An Ohio woman who abandoned her newborn in the woods nearly 30 years ago was convicted of murder Monday and now faces up to life in prison. Gail Eastwood-Ritchey was "stoic" as the verdict was read in court, though one of her lawyers "widened his eyes, seeming stunned,...
Cops: Mom Left 8-Month-Old
Alone in Field Overnight
Mar 19, 2022 9:30 AM CDT
Cops: Mom Left 8-Month-Old Alone in Field Overnight
8-month-old Niguel Jackson was found after hourslong search in Louisiana: 'Baby was tough'
- A woman showed up at a fire station in Baton Rouge, La., on Tuesday evening for unspecified medical assistance, but it wasn't until Wednesday morning, when she was being taken to a facility for treatment, that she happened to mention her baby, authorities say. That mention led to what...
After COVID and
for Mom, Infant
Feb 26, 2022 9:00 AM CST
After COVID and 2-Month Wait, Emotional Reunion for Mom, Infant
'I got to finally see my baby that I was waiting for so long to see,' says NH's Macenzee Keller
- After giving birth, most new moms can't wait to see their child. For Macenzee Keller, it would take more than two months, as she fought for her life against COVID-19 while under sedation and breathing with the help of machines. Mother and child were reunited on Feb. 3 when...
Birth 'Was Uneventful Other
Than Being at 30,000 Feet'
Feb 1, 2022 7:25 AM CST
Birth 'Was Uneventful Other Than Being at 30,000 Feet'
Baby born over the Atlantic on flight from Ghana to US
- No one wants to hear "Is there a doctor on board?" while they're halfway through an 11-hour journey over the Atlantic. Luckily for one mom-to-be, there was not only a doctor, but also a nurse and a former nurse on United Airlines Flight 997, and they all helped...
Nanny Hit by
Baby With a Push
Dec 22, 2021 9:45 AM CST
Nanny Hit by Truck Saved Baby With a Push
Arcellie Muschamp of Brooklyn in critical condition after brain surgery
- A nanny shoved a stroller carrying a 1-year-old out of the path of a pickup truck in New York City on Monday before the vehicle slammed into her instead. "The stroller came to a stop on its side against a row of parked cars," feet from 52-year-old mother...
Birth of Baby Takes
Tesla Owners for Ride
Dec 19, 2021 7:00 AM CST
Birth of Baby Takes Tesla Owners for Ride
Mom delivered in Tesla on autopilot
- A Pennsylvania woman and her husband knew their new baby was coming soon when she went into labor in September, but they didn't know how soon. Nor did Keating and Yiran Sherry know that they wouldn't even make it to the hospital before little Maeve was born. Per...
There's a New Chip Off
the Boris Johnson Block
Dec 9, 2021 7:21 AM CST
There's a New Chip Off the Boris Johnson Block
UK prime minister's wife gives birth to baby girl, the couple's second child together
- After a week of not-great headlines , Thursday finally brought one that Boris Johnson may not mind: He's a dad, again. The
reports that the UK prime minister's wife, Carrie Johnson, has given birth to a baby girl in London. No word on a name yet, but "...
They Handed Their
Baby Over the
Fence. 2 Months
Later, No Word
Nov 8, 2021 8:30 AM CST
They Handed Their Baby Over the Fence. 2 Months Later, No Word
Afghan mom and dad handed infant to US troops at Kabul airport in August, haven't seen baby since
- On Aug. 19, Mirza Ali Ahmadi, his wife, and five children headed to the Kabul airport, hoping to flee the country as the Taliban wrested control of Afghanistan. Of the family of seven, however, just six ended up on an evacuation flight to Qatar, then to Germany and the US,...
Former First Daughter
Gives Birth to First Daughter
Sep 29, 2021 7:48 AM CDT
Former First Daughter Gives Birth to First Daughter
Barbara Bush, daughter of George W. Bush, and husband Craig Coyne welcome Cora Georgia
- Former first daughter Barbara Bush has given birth to her first child, a baby girl. Cora Georgia Coyne was born Monday in Maine, not far from the family's Walker's Point compound in Kennebunkport, former President George W. Bush said in a statement Tuesday, per the AP . He said...
Baby Born on
Gets Fitting Name
Aug 27, 2021 7:47 AM CDT
Baby Born on Evacuation Plane Gets Fitting Name
Meet Reach, named for the C-17 aircraft with 'Reach 828' call sign
- The name of a baby girl born last weekend aboard a military aircraft evacuating her mother out of Afghanistan has been revealed—and it's in honor of the plane that carried her family away from the Taliban-seized country. Gen. Tod Wolters, the head of the US European Command, told...
Family Member Have
a Baby? Hug a Bag of Rice
Aug 10, 2021 9:10 AM CDT
Family Member Have a Baby? Hug a Bag of Rice
It's a workaround in Japan for relatives who can't visit with newborns during the pandemic
- Congratulations, you're the proud new grandfather of a bouncing baby ... bag of rice? That's the idea behind a product created by Kome no Zoto Yoshimiya, a rice company in Japan owned by Naruo Ono. Relatives who can't visit new parents due to the pandemic will instead receive...
'Ray of Hope': World's Smallest
Baby at Birth Goes Home
Aug 9, 2021 9:45 AM CDT
'Ray of Hope': World's Smallest Baby at Birth Goes Home
Kwek Yu Xuan was just 7.47 oz. when born. A year later, she's a healthy 14 pounds.
- When Kwek Yu Xuan was born in early June 2020, four months early, the tiny newborn was about 9.5 inches long and weighed just 7.47 ounces—about how much an apple weighs, making her the smallest baby ever born, per the BBC . Yu Xuan's mother, who had...
Newborn Taken, Woman Held
In Assault With Bear Spray
May 10, 2021 2:47 PM CDT
Newborn Taken, Woman Held In Assault With Bear Spray
Police say the attacker met the new mom on Facebook
- A Canadian woman is accused of kidnapping a newborn after overpowering a family with bear spray. Police say the accused met the new mom on Facebook and brought over a gift on Friday. She returned to her Ottawa home Sunday afternoon with bear spray, CTV News reports. According to police,...
Baby Waiting to Be Born
for 28 Years Is Finally Here
Dec 2, 2020 6:54 AM CST
Baby Waiting to Be Born for 28 Years Is Finally Here
Molly Gibson, born from an adopted embryo frozen in 1992, sets a world record
- In a twist on adoption, a Tennessee infant born in October now holds a world record that was previously claimed by her big sister. Per the
New York Post ,
Tina and Ben Gibson had tried to have a child for five years, but they'd struggled to conceive (Ben has...
Gives Birth to
Nov 29, 2020 2:55 PM CST
Infected Mom Gives Birth to Baby With Antibodies
Celine Ng-Chan's child appears to have extra protection from COVID-19
- Welcome to the world, Aldrin: Looks like you came with extra protection. Born in Singapore from a mother who'd been infected with COVID-19, the baby has antibodies against the virus, Sky News reports. "It's very interesting," the mother, Celine Ng-Chan, told the
From 10 Flights Had
'Invasive' Exams in Qatar
Oct 28, 2020 7:48 AM CDT
Australia: Women From 10 Flights Had 'Invasive' Exams in Qatar
Qatar is apologizing after search for abandoned newborn went awry
- A baby was born and abandoned at an airport in Doha, Qatar, and now officials are apologizing over their controversial attempt to find the mother amid the revelation that there may have been more women involved than initially reported. After a newborn girl was found Oct. 2 in a trash...
One Baby Name Is Surging
in Different Countries
in case you missed it
Oct 25, 2020 6:53 AM CDT
One Baby Name Is Surging in Different Countries
'Liam' is quite the popular choice globally, though not so much in Ireland
- If you've been noticing a bunch of Liams running around, and you're not a current resident of Ireland, you're not the only one. Liam was the top name for baby boys in the US this year, and the
reports that more than 20,000 babies here...
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