Infant hidden in drawer by mom minutes after birth dies in US

 In a shocking incident, an infant died of suffocation after her 25-year-old mother allegedly put her in a plastic bag and hid in desk drawer minutes after giving birth inside office bathroom in the US state of Michigan.

Father sells newborn daughter for Rs 25,000 in Bengal

A daily wage earner allegedly sold his newborn daughter to a teacher in Dhupguri area here for Rs 25,000 even as police has arrested a middleman who helped in striking the deal.

18-month-old girl raped in UP

An eighteen-month-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Sadar area here, police said on Tuesday.

Breastfeeding women treat sex as survival strategy

 In a first such study that focuses on how women experience sex after having babies, US researchers have revealed that more time in the bedroom after delivery may be a survival strategy to keep the relationships with their partners alive and well.

Delhi doctors conduct open heart surgery on 18-hour-old baby

Mayank Agarwal was born with a congenital heart condition. Three-and-a-half mon-ths later, he is a perfectly normal baby. He was born in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, with a critical heart defect called total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC).

A new born undergoes open heart surgery at Fortis

 An infant underwent an open heart surgery within 18 hours of being born at a city hospital here, the youngest reported case in the country till date as claimed by the doctors.

2 persistent environmental pollutants may still have adverse effects on infant growth

A new study has revealed exposure to two persistent environmental pollutants may affect infant growth.

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.