• Gran, 67, conceives naturally and gives birth to a baby girl – The News
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    Gran, 67, conceives naturally and gives birth to a baby girl – The News

     A 67-year-old woman has given birth to a baby girl who she and her husband claim was naturally conceived  Mum-of-two Tian Ying delivered her daughter by C-section with the help of doctors Wang Xietong and Liu Chengwen at Zaozhuang Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital in East China on the morning of October 25  The child was born at 2,506 grammes (5.52 lbs) and is in a healthy and stable condition while continuing to be monitored in the neonatal intensive care unit  Ms Tian is a former paediatrics nurse of the hospital. She remained conscious during the caesarean section and is being kept in the ICU  Her husband, Huang Heping,…

  • Young mum’s heartache after losing her unborn son at 31-weeks pregnant
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    Young mum’s heartache after losing her unborn son at 31-weeks pregnant

      A mum has shared her heartache after losing her unborn son at 31-weeks pregnant when he stopped moving in the womb  Chloe Holland, 21, said she knew instinctively something was terribly wrong when she couldn’t feel Parker Ohmes for four days   She eventually went to hospital but was devastated to learn the baby had no heartbeat  Chloe, who lives in Wigan, Greater Manchester with fiancé Stuart Ohmes, gave birth to Parker naturally three days later and spent two days in hospital before saying a final goodbye to the stillborn son  She said: “I wish I’d trusted my instincts but it’s not known if acting earlier would have saved…

  • Pregnant woman, 34, and her unborn baby killed in horror crash involving Porsche
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    Pregnant woman, 34, and her unborn baby killed in horror crash involving Porsche

    A pregnant woman and her unborn baby have died after a horror crash with a Porsche – as a man continues to fight for his life. The 34-year-old expectant mother was driving a grey Peugeot when it was involved in a collision with a black Porsche Cayenne, police say. She suffered “significant injuries” in the devastating crash, which occurred on the A36 near Warminster, Wiltshire, shortly after 1pm yesterday. She was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. “We can confirm that the woman was pregnant and tragically, her unborn baby also died as a result of the collision,” Wiltshire Police said. In a statement on the tragedy, the force added:…

  • Give Birth in Proper Medical Facilities
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    Give Birth in Proper Medical Facilities

    English Captions by Zero Mella MD You cared for your baby from your womb to birth Make sure you and your baby are safe Give birth in hospitals and health centers They have proper equipment and care from the right experts Avoid any complications from birth Give birth to hospitals and health centers [SLOGAN] “Todo Galing Para sa Kalusugan”

  • Why we need to talk about childbirth in the U.S.
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    Why we need to talk about childbirth in the U.S.

    My name is Patrisse Cullors and I am a senior fellow at MomsRising. Phew. So many women across the country, especially Black women, face some of the most horrific circumstances when showing up to the hospital to give birth. Here is my story. I remember everything like it was yesterday. My water broke and it broke like in the way, you know, the ways like TV, your water breaks and you yell, my water broke! I was excited. I was nervous. I knew that my baby’s feet were turned down. I knew that I had a high-risk pregnancy, but I was still determined to labor and give birth to my…

  • Why it costs so much to have a baby in the US
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    Why it costs so much to have a baby in the US

    Childbirth is the primary reason people are hospitalized in America. And to get an idea of what it actually costs, ,we called up several hospitals to see if they’d tell us. A couple of them weren’t willing to provide any information.* Others actually had prices and estimates.* But the thing is, none of them would tell us exactly what that price included.* To find out, you have to have the baby first. And then? You wait for the bill. In the US, the average total list price for childbirth is a whopping $32,093. For a C-section, it’s $51,125. [Childbirth Connection]. That’s the sticker price, before any insurance negotiations or deductions.…

  • Mum diagnosed with brain tumour while seven months pregnant with first child
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    Mum diagnosed with brain tumour while seven months pregnant with first child

     A mum-of-two was diagnosed with a brain tumour while heavily pregnant with her first baby  Kate Mallows, from Chester, was seven months pregnant with her first child when she tripped and fell suddenly  She had been protectively cradling her bump, leaving her head exposed to the impact  Kate developed a ‘nasty egg shaped lump’ on her head, a blinding headache, and two black eyes   The next morning she was still feeling extremely unwell so her doctors, fearing Kate may have a fractured skull, ordered a CT scan, reports Cheshire Live   To her shock, doctors told her the the scan had revealed something far more sinister than a fracture…

  • 9 Moms Share Their Childbirth Stories
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    9 Moms Share Their Childbirth Stories

    My childbirth experience I used to see all these TLC shows about having babies And there were all these beautiful women in these bathtubs You know, giving birth to their babies I freaked myself out. I made myself think it was going to be horrible and dramatic. And I wouldn’t be able to stand the pain. The pain of labor is like nothing you’ve ever experienced. I knew that once I got to the hospital I would be on their time From the moment I stepped foot in the hospital it was my worst fear come true. I was immediately hooked up to monitors I was told to stay on…

  • Mum deals with tragedy of stillborn daughter by sitting in special place – Today News
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    Mum deals with tragedy of stillborn daughter by sitting in special place – Today News

     A brave mum has revealed the moving way she tried to deal with the arrival of her first daughter stillborn  Ami Summers and her husband Dave were excitedly waiting to welcome their first child together  But at 38 weeks, Ami and her husband unexpectedly suffered a stillbirth.  Following the birth, Ami and Dave had just 12 precious hours with their daughter Arla Summers McCarthy who was born on March 21 2013   “We were with her for about 12 hours afterwards. The hospital encourages you to be in the room with your baby and we kind of naturally just got to the stage that we were ready to say goodbye…

  • Baby born without a skull celebrates his first birthday despite doctors’ doubts – Daily News
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    Baby born without a skull celebrates his first birthday despite doctors’ doubts – Daily News

     A baby born without a skull who wasn’t expected to survive birth has made it to his first birthday  Doctors said that Owen Masterson was “would not be compatible with life” after he was born missing the top part of his skull  But his parents were thrilled to celebrate their son turning one at their home in Missouri, USA, proving the medical professionals wrong  The Springfield News-Leader reports Jessica Masterson gave birth at 24 weeks having been told the baby probably wouldn’t survive the pregnancy  But Owen was born last October with acalvaria, an extremely rare malformation consisting of the absence of skull and facial bones  “He won’t be compatible…