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.

One and half year old baby beaten up in Kochi, hospitalised

A one-and-half-year toddler was today admitted to the ICU of a hospital here with injuries after being beaten up, police said.

Two-year-old boy dies after being thrown out of building in China

A two-year-old Chinese boy died after he was thrown from the sixth floor of a building by a man following an argument with the child`s mother, the third such incident in recent months.

Baby-bashing Chinese policeman held

A seven-month-old baby in China has been seriously injured when an inebriated policeman allegedly grabbed the infant from her parents` arms and hurled her onto the ground.

How do babies learn to be afraid of heights?

Infants develop a fear of heights through their experiences while moving around their environments, a new research suggests.

Sleeping with parents raises risk of baby dying from SIDS

An infant has a fivefold increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) when they share their bed with their parents, according to an analysis.

Infant stolen outside Shirdi`s Saibaba temple

A seven-month-old boy was allegedly stolen outside the Saibaba temple here, amid heavy rush of devotees for `Ram Navmi`, police said on Friday.

Infant mortality rate marginally declines in Chhattisgarh

The infant mortality rate has marginally come down in Chhattisgarh in the last three years, according to the official statistics.

Abducted infant rescued in Andhra, one held

Police has claimed to solve the abduction case of an eight-month-old girl on Wednesday with the arrest of a man and the baby being rescued from him.

Newborn`s death: Unwed mother sentenced to jail

An unwed mother, who had thrown her newborn boy from the third floor of her flat onto the road below leading to the infant`s death, has been sentenced by a Delhi court to jail.