Two women commit suicide along with infant daughters

 Two women allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a moving train with their infant daughters near Obulavaripalli here, police said on Friday.

Infant among Australia suspect`s sex abuse victims: Philippines

 An 18-month-old girl was among the children allegedly sexually abused by an Australian man arrested in the Philippines last month, government investigators said Monday.

Stolen South African infant found after 17 years

 A newborn who was stolen from her mother`s arms 17 years ago from a South African hospital and grew up not knowing her biological parents, has been traced at last, a media report said Friday.

Man used baby as club to attack lover, S African court told

 A man accused of murdering his baby daughter by using her as a club to attack his girlfriend has appeared in a South African court, local media reported today.

Bihar woman sells 15-day-old to arrange for dowry

 In a shocking incident, an elderly woman allegedly sold her infant grandson for Rs.50,000 to arrange for dowry for her daughter`s marriage in Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district, police said Saturday.

Man gets seven year jail for raping infant in Delhi

A court has sentenced a 55-year-old man to seven years jail for raping a two-year-and-a-half-old baby, observing children are a "supremely important national asset".

Father kills one-yr-old daughter in Assam

 A one-year-old girl child was killed allegedly by her father after a quarrel with his wife at Topichang in Karbi Anglong district today.

US woman survives 45 minutes with no pulse

A Florida mother is home and tending to her new infant less than a month after surviving without a pulse for 45 minutes following complications from a routine cesarean section.

Simple test can spot rare insulin disease in infants

Infants with a rare form of a insulin disease that may lead to brain damage and death can now be identified earlier, thanks to a test developed by researchers from the University of Manchester in Britain.

Milk drinking during pregnancy linked to infant iron deficiency: Research

Pregnant women who drink a lot of milk put their babies at risk of having an iron deficiency during an important phase of development, New Zealand researchers said Friday.

Infant found abandoned in bag in TN

A few days old baby boy was found abandoned in a bag on the roadside here on Saturday, police said.

Human milk acts as medicine for critically ill babies: Study

While human milk is the best food for infant, a new study has revealed that it can also work as a medicine for critically ill babies.

Lullabies improve pre-term infants` health

Are you a new mother? Do not forget to sing lullabies for your baby as you cuddle him or her.

Cesarean section may cause epigenetic changes

Researchers have found that the mode of delivery could make an imprint in the stem cells of the newborn infant.

How infants` immune system forgets to kill bacteria

Know why does your infant get infections every now and then? It has nothing to do with weak immunity but his/her immune system may have forgotten to act on time.

15-month-old girl sacrificed to unearth hidden treasure

A 15-month-old girl was recently sacrificed with a desire to unearth hidden treasure at the nearby Firozabad fort, and seven persons including her father have been arrested in connection with the crime, a top police official said.

Six dead infants born at home: Police

A woman accused of concealing seven pregnancies before strangling or suffocating her newborns gave birth each time in her home, authorities said today.

Kenyan infant shot in church attack awaits surgery

A Kenyan infant boy shot in the head by gunmen who attacked a church on Sunday has been flown to the capital Nairobi to await surgery, doctors said Wednesday.

Pointing is tot`s first communicative gesture

Researchers have said that pointing is infants` first communicative gesture.

Six-day-old found dead in Mohnish Bahl`s bungalow

Dead body of a six day old was found in the bunglow of Mohnish Bahl, son of late actress Nutan.