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  • Baby stuffed inside toilet tank of Bulacan hospital

    11/26/2014 6:22:18 PM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    GMA NEWS ^ | November 25, 2014 | Joel Locsin
    Police are now tracking down a woman suspected of stuffing her own baby into the water tank of a toilet, at a Bulacan hospital sometime last week. Hospital staff discovered the baby following complaints of a foul smell from the restroom of the emergency room, GMA News' Susan Enriquez reported on "24 Oras." The baby was found in the toilet of the Nazarenus College and Hospital Foundation Inc. in Meycauayan, Bulacan. "Nang nakita namin ang fetus almost one week na siyang patay," said PO3 Eric Ortua of the Meycauayan police. Initial investigation showed the baby's umbilical cord had been pulled....
  • Newborn baby's body found at a recycling plant near to blood stained dress....

    11/13/2014 7:44:44 AM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 13 November 2014 | James Nye for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Newborn baby's body found at a recycling plant near to blood stained dress, sparking frantic search for mother Police in New Jersey have appealed for help after the body of a newborn infant girl was found at a recycling facility on Tuesday and blood stained clothing found nearby. The as-yet unidentified remains were uncovered when an employee of the ReCommunity Recycling facility on Railroad Avenue in Farmingdale began cleaning up trash. Police say the infant's umbilical cord was still attached and they have appealed for any information in finding the baby's mother.
  • Pregnant mother 'beat her toddler to death more than 100 TIMES with belt and......

    11/11/2014 5:01:09 PM PST · by Morgana · 38 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 11 November 2014 | Snejana Farberov for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Pregnant mother 'beat her toddler to death more than 100 TIMES with belt and electrical cord, then waited hours to call for help' A 22-year-old pregnant woman from Chicago has been accused of whipping to death her 3-year-old son with a belt and an electrical cord. Tylesha Griffin, of West Rogers Park, was charged with first-degree murder Sunday, two days after the child, Donnell Coakley, was found unresponsive in his bed. The toddler was rushed to St Francis Hospital, where he passed away a short time later. The death was classified as a homicide after an autopsy determined...
  • Mom accused of killing baby, leaving him in trash

    10/28/2014 9:42:25 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | October 28, 2014 | George Houde
    woman who gave birth to a baby boy in a Salvation Army store bathroom, then placed the child in a trash can, went on trial for murder in Cook County on Tuesday.. Jessica Cruz's public defender acknowledged the woman "may have been reckless in not calling for help" but asserted in his opening statements that the baby was stillborn. "Jessica did not kill this baby, because this baby did not survive the birth," Assistant Public Defender Dan Naranjo said. Cruz is also charged with concealing a homicide.
  • Israel: Mahmoud Abbas Responsible For Jerusalem Terror Attack Murder of Baby

    10/23/2014 12:13:30 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 6 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | October 23, 2014 | Joel Leyden
    By Joel Leyden Israel News AgencyJerusalem, Israel — October 23, 2014 … Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened today a security consultation with the participation of Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch, Israel Police Commissioner Insp.-Gen. Yohanan Danino, ISA Director Yoram Cohen, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Jerusalem District Police Commander Moshe Edri at Israel Police headquarters in Jerusalem. Prime Minister Netanyahu was briefed on last night’s vehicular terrorist attack in Jerusalem and on the disturbances that have occurred in Jerusalem in recent months. Netanyahu directed that sovereignty be asserted in all parts of Jerusalem via the stationing of additional security...
  • Pro-Choice Sign: The Only Good Baby is a Dead Baby

    10/21/2014 7:12:24 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 6 replies
    Live Action ^ | 10/12/2014 | Susan Michelle
     Sign Meant to Shock for Shock’s Sake–Yet Still the Truth  The Only Good Baby Is A Dead Baby   Children are the new N-Words.  Source: “Pro-abortion protesters turn peaceful pro-life event into violence“, Live Action, October 12, 2014  Police had to intervene at a pro-life protest after a pro-abortion group turned the annual peaceful protest into a chaotic and violent event in Victoria, Melbourne Australia’s second largest city. The Canada Free Press called the pro-abortion protesters, “thugs,” saying:  “A group of pro-abortion thugs attacked a pro-life demonstration in Melbourne, Australia, over the weekend as groups across the land took place in activities to promote...
  • Giggling nurse with a throat infection who breathed on critically ill baby.......

    10/14/2014 11:06:40 AM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    mailonline ^ | Emma Glanfield for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Giggling nurse with a throat infection who breathed on critically ill baby and said it was 'better off dead' faces being struck off A nurse who breathed on a critically ill baby while she was suffering from a throat infection and said the newborn was ‘better off dead’ faces being struck off. Claire Orton giggled after exhaling onto the 'extremely poorly' child while it was being treated at University Hospital in Coventry, Warwickshire, a tribunal heard. She had told colleagues she had been ill with a throat infection before she deliberately breathed on the infant’s face as if...
  • Baby Elephant Takes A Tumble; Grown-Ups Rush To Its Aid (See it to believe it)

    10/03/2014 8:34:19 PM PDT · by Chgogal · 34 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | October 2, 2014 | Sarah Barness
    When a baby elephant fell over while trying to climb out of a small ditch at Switzerland's Zoo Zürich, two adults rushed over within a few seconds to help. Footage of the event, which took place at the zoo's new Kaeng Krachan elephant house, was uploaded to YouTube on Aug. 6. Though it's not clear from the video whether the baby's mother is one of the adults that comes to its aid, elephants are known to have tight bonds with herd members outside their immediate family. Mother and calf share a special connection, but adults have been known to watch...
  • Woman has mixed-race baby after sperm mix-up, sues

    10/02/2014 2:20:39 PM PDT · by redreno · 51 replies
    http://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | 10/02/2014 | By MARK GILLISPIE
    CLEVELAND — An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she and her partner had intended. The woman is seeking damages and wants to ensure the sperm bank doesn’t make a similar mistake again. Within days of their wedding in New York, Jennifer Cramblett and Amanda Zinkon had become pregnant with the donor sperm. In April 2012, five months into her pregnancy, Cramblett, 36, called Midwest Sperm Bank LLC outside Chicago to reserve sperm from the same donor in the hope that...
  • White lesbian mother sues sperm bank because she was sent black man's sperm

    10/02/2014 9:47:17 AM PDT · by Baynative · 97 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Oct 2, 2014 | Michael Zennie
    A white lesbian mother is suing a Chicago sperm bank after she claims she was mistakenly sent a black man's sperm and gave birth to a mixed-race daughter. Jennifer Cramblett, 36, claims the mistake has caused her stress and anguish because her family is racist and she lives in a small, all-white Uniontown in northeast Ohio. In a lawsuit filed this week in Cook County, Illinois, Ms Cramblett says Midwest Sperm Bank sent her several vials of a black man's sperm by mistake because the clinic keeps paper records and accidentally transposed numbers on her order. The couple had specifically...
  • UPDATE: Morales receives 29-month sentence (she killed her baby)

    10/01/2014 11:29:35 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    record eagle ^ | MATT TROUTMAN
    TRAVERSE CITY — Alyce Morales' sobs hung in a Benzie County courtroom as she told a judge that panic gripped her after she secretly gave birth to a daughter in a tent. Morales, 19, of Cicero, Illinois, said she felt sorry every day since July 22, 2013, for what happened next. She closed her fist and struck herself before hitting her daughter, Marie, with a blow that fractured the infant's skull. "I was in a really bad situation. I was alone and scared. I didn't think anything was going to happen, so I panicked," she said Tuesday. "I know that's...
  • Parents of 9-year-old boy with special needs who died weighing 17 pounds and was....

    09/30/2014 7:39:42 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    mail online ^ | Chris Spargo for MailOnline
    Parents of 9-year-old boy with special needs who died weighing 17 pounds and was found locked in his 'feces-covered room' are charged with murder A husband and wife have been charged in the death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found in a 'feces-covered room' in their home this past August. Police filed criminal homicide charges earlier today against Kimberly A. Tutko and Jarrod N. Tutko Sr., of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, saying their neglect caused the death of their son Jarrod Jr. Jarrod Jr., who was diagnosed with Fragile X syndrome as an infant, weighed just 17 pounds at...
  • Chelsea Clinton Welcomes a Daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky

    09/27/2014 5:15:09 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 114 replies
    ABC News ^ | 9-27-14 | Meghan Keneally
    Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a baby girl, according to a tweet she sent out early Saturday morning. Her name is Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. A Clinton spokesperson confirmed to ABC News that she was born Friday.
  • Teen mom confesses to choking her newborn baby 'for attention' in.......

    09/24/2014 9:49:31 AM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    MAIL ONLINE ^ | Ashley Collman for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Teen mom confesses to choking her newborn baby 'for attention' in newly-released police interview tapes Hospital staff witnessed a teen mother choking her newborn baby twice, and investigators say the abuse was acted out in an attempt to get attention. On Monday, Florida prosecutors released video showing 19-year-old Brenna Winter admitting to police that she choked her baby on purpose. While doctors fought to revive the girl who stopped breathing, Winter started posting on Facebook, sharing pictures of her child and telling her friends that the girl almost died. The baby, who has not been named, was rescued...
  • Teen mom drove with 5-month-old baby in trunk to avoid getting ticketed......

    09/24/2014 9:36:39 AM PDT · by Morgana · 43 replies
    MAIL ONLINE ^ | Ashley Collman for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Teen mom drove with 5-month-old baby in trunk to avoid getting ticketed for not having a car seat A young mother was arrested early Tuesday after she put her 5-month-old baby into the trunk of her car, to avoid getting a ticket for not driving with a car seat. Broward County, Florida sheriff's deputies first spotted 19-year-old Breona Synclair Watkins driving a car with a headlight out around 1am, when she pulled out 15 feet into an intersection at a red light, and then backed up. They then attempted to pull her over, but she continued through the...
  • 'It's an impossible choice': Mum-to-be must choose between baby or paedophile husband

    09/08/2014 10:08:29 AM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    mirror ^ | helen davies
    A mum-to-be who is pregnant with a convicted paedophile’s baby will have to choose between staying with her husband or her child. The woman, from north Liverpool, is married to a former primary school teacher who was convicted in 2009 of possessing 100,000 indecent images of children. The couple, who asked not to be named, have been told social services have a “significant and overwhelming concern” about the baby’s safety because of “the sexual risk” posed by the dad. But Mr X, who served 15 months in prison for the offence, says he has learnt his lesson and should be...
  • Islaminc State Posts Picture Of Baby In ISIS Onesie, Another Baby With Rifle

    09/05/2014 3:49:45 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 7 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | September 5,2014 | Mary Chastain
    The Islamic State (IS) terror group, also referred to as ISIS, posted more disturbing pictures of babies surrounded by weapons and ISIS paraphernalia. One, no more than two months old, is wearing an ISIS onesie, and another, at least twelve months old, has a Kalashnikov rifle on his lap.
  • Toddler Thrown From Car, Run Over During Domestic Fight (Chicago)

    09/04/2014 7:51:23 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 35 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | Sep 2, 2014
    Toddler Thrown From Car, Run Over During Domestic Fight Joseph Fults, 46, faces one misdemeanor count each of battery and domestic battery A man from Chicago's south shore faces domestic battery charges after he allegedly beat his girlfriend and her son early Monday before throwing her 8-month-old daughter from a moving vehicle. He then drove over the baby when he sped off, police said.
  • Baby gives thumbs-up on ultrasound!

    09/02/2014 7:29:01 AM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    hintv ^ | staff
    This mom might have the coolest baby ever in her belly. Brandon Hopkins, the baby's father, says that the mom is actually pregnant with twins! Hopkins says this photo was taken earlier this week.
  • Woman butchered heavily pregnant mother-to-be with a kitchen knife.......

    08/28/2014 8:39:20 PM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    mail online ^ | Jenny Awford for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Woman butchered heavily pregnant mother-to-be with a kitchen knife and then tried to remove her baby from the womb before admitting everything to police in chilling confession A Mexican woman has confessed to stabbing an eight-months pregnant mother in the stomach with a kitchen knife so she could steal her unborn baby from the womb, according to police. In a graphic confession, Maria Rodriguez, 29, from Tepic, Mexico, told police she decided to kill Nadia Avila and remove her baby after lying to her family about being pregnant. She will now appear in court on two charges of...
  • Mother who beat toddler son to death may be free in just SEVEN years. ......

    08/28/2014 8:44:00 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    mail online ^ | Larisa Brown And Paul Bentley
    FULL TITLE: Mother who beat toddler son to death may be free in just SEVEN years. So furious neighbours demand to know: 'Why wasn't she tried for murder?' A ‘despicable’ mother who battered her toddler son to death was jailed for just 11 years yesterday and could be free within seven after she avoided being tried for murder. Rosdeep Adekoya beat three-year-old Mikaeel Kular for being sick and left him to die in agony before hiding his body in a suitcase and dumping it in woods. She then told police the boy had wandered off, sparking a huge manhunt before...
  • Newborn baby girl found in garbage can in Kearns

    08/27/2014 10:21:10 AM PDT · by Morgana · 24 replies
    Good4UTAH.com ^ | Marcos Ortiz
    UPDATE: Alicia Marie Englert, 24, gave birth to the baby on Sunday. Police say the newborn had not received any medical care or food. Investigators say they learned through the investigation that Englert threw the baby into the trash can. A Probable Cause statement filed by police stated "the birth mother was afraid to tell her parents about her pregnancy. She said she discarded the baby in hopes that it would die and solve her problems."
  • Tampa man arrested for the death of 1-year-old child

    08/12/2014 6:49:59 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    WFLA ^ | staff
    TAMPA, FL (WFLA) - A Tampa man has been arrested for causing the death of his girlfriend's 1-year-old boy. Tampa police officers arrested Austin Hamilton, 24, whose address is at large, for first degree murder and aggravated child abuse. About 11 a.m. Saturday, Hamilton's girlfriend left the 1-year-old boy and his 6-year-old brother with Hamilton in a room at the Motel 6, 333 East Fowler Ave. in Tampa, when she went to work. Later on that night, Hamilton called 911 for help when the 1-year-old boy, Sincere Williams, whose address was listed the same as the Motel 6, started having...
  • Disturbing details released in case of mom accused of throwing away baby

    08/06/2014 5:49:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    rtv6 ^ | Derrik Thomas,
    INDIANAPOLIS - A woman accused of throwing her newborn baby in a trash can at a west-side Indianapolis factory was formally charged Wednesday for the incident, which was reported last Friday. Police said Briana Holland, 22, gave birth to a baby boy in the restroom of the United Technology Carrier Corporation building in the 7300 block of West Morris Street. A maintenance worker at the factory discovered the baby in a trash can.
  • DA: Foster dad was high around time child left in hot car

    08/02/2014 1:40:10 PM PDT · by eccentric · 38 replies
    KAKE News ^ | Aug 01, 2014 | KAKE News
    WICHITA, Kan. — The Sedgwick County District Attorney is alleging that a foster father was high while a baby was left in a hot car last week. She later died. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett read the allegations during a bond reduction hearing for Seth Jackson on Friday afternoon. Bennett said that Jackson had run out of marijuana on the morning of July 24. That afternoon, he reportedly took two children to meet with his drug dealer where he bought more. When he got home, Bennett said he left the 10-month-old girl in the car, went inside and smoked...
  • Florida man who tossed infant on highway through car window found guilty of murder

    Three-month-old Emanuel Murray Jr. pictured, was killed instantly after his mother's ex-boyfriend, Richard McTear, threw him out of a moving car in 2009. Family Photo/Hillsborough County Sheriff Three-month-old Emanuel Murray Jr. pictured, was killed instantly after his mother's ex-boyfriend, Richard McTear, threw him out of a moving car in 2009. TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida man was convicted of murder Thursday for tossing a 3-month-old boy out a moving car window along an interstate, killing the infant instantly. According to prosecutors, 26-year-old Richard McTear attacked ex-girlfriend Jasmine Bedwell, 22, after she returned home with her son from a friend's house...
  • Mother of abandoned baby reportedly watched as neighbors discovered her

    07/31/2014 1:38:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    national right to life ^ | Dave Andrusko
    There were hints in the early reports about an abandoned baby who was found on a dirt road in White Cloud, Michigan that there were even more shocking revelations. On Monday, a little after 10:00 am, Bobby, a black Labrador, pulled his owner, Jeff Kopp, down the road and toward a satellite dish. What Kopp initially thought was a rock or a rabbit was, in fact, a baby girl, evidently about six hours old. Miraculously, the baby, whose umbilical cord was still attached, had survived her ordeal, thanks to Bobby, Mr. Kopp, his wife, Pam Kopp, and Mr. Kopp’s daughter...
  • Little girl is devastated that her baby brother must grow up.

    07/30/2014 3:50:51 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 7 replies
    wimp.com ^ | 7-30-2014 | Alex Miller
    Alex Miller's five-year-old daughter Sadie hears the devastating news that her baby brother won't stay a baby forever, and she's not taking it well. Sadie's reason for keeping her brother a baby is adorable, and you just know she'll be a great big sister.
  • One arrested after baby dies in hot car in S. Wichita

    07/25/2014 1:27:49 PM PDT · by eccentric · 97 replies
    KWCH ^ | July 25, 2014 | Angela Smith
    Wichita police say a 10-month-old baby was left alone in a hot car for two to two and a half hours Thursday afternoon. The girl was found dead at around 6:40 pm in the 1500 block of S. Topeka. Police say the girl's 29-year-old foster father picked her up from a babysitter at around 4:00 in the afternoon. They returned to the home along with a five-year-old child. Police say, somehow, the child was left behind in the car as the 29-year-old and the 5-year-old went inside. The foster father's partner, a 26-year-old man who is also a foster parent,...
  • Soldier: Terrorists Charged with Babies in Hand

    07/22/2014 4:34:35 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 19 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/7/14 | Shimon Cohen, Maayana Miskin
    Wounded soldiers have given shocking testimony regarding Hamas’ use of young children as human shields. Parents of wounded soldiers spoke to Kol Yisrael on Tuesday and shared some of the disturbing stories they had heard from their sons. They said soldiers have repeatedly seen young children in Sheijaya, Gaza, be sent out into the streets with guns to try to attack IDF troops. One parent reported that terrorists had run at IDF soldiers with a gun in one hand and a baby in the other, apparently in hopes that the soldiers would see the child and hold their fire. If...
  • Astonishing Video Shows Baby Being ‘Protected’ by Four Deadly King Cobras

    The king cobra is so poisonous that it can kill an elephant in a single bite. It is so long that it will use its 18-foot length to ‘stand up’ and look a human in the eye if confronted. And in this astonishing viral footage, a helpless baby is being protected by not one of them – but four. Deadly: King cobras can kill an elephant in a single bite (Picture: Mike J/YouTube) The reptiles each stand guard in the corners of the bed where the baby is lying with their necks extended above the ground – the stance it...
  • Parents Rescued by Navy Warship Plan to File Lawsuit (They're Baaaack!!)

    07/11/2014 2:30:24 PM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 17 replies
    ABC News ^ | 7/10/14 | ABC News staff
    The parents who were stranded at sea with their two young daughters and had to be rescued by a U.S. Navy warship say they plan to sue their satellite phone carrier and hope any monetary winnings will allow them to help repay the government's cost of their rescue. “To see people show up to help you like that is pretty amazing,” Eric Kaufman told ABC News, referring to the team from California Air National Guard’s 129th Rescue Wing that parachuted out of a plane into the frigid waters off the coast of Mexico to save his family. Kaufman and his...
  • Valet Baby (Censored) #GoPro (Baby Truett born on the steps of the Hospital)

    07/10/2014 1:12:26 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 2 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7/4/2014 | Troy Dickerson
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  • Homeless woman arrested for allegedly leaving baby on subway platform

    07/09/2014 1:30:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    pix 11 ^ | Samantha Tata,
    NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) – A 20-year-old woman has been charged with abandoning a baby on a Manhattan subway platform, police said. Frankea Dabbs, who is homeless, was arrested Tuesday. She faces charges of abandoning a child and acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17, NYPD said. Dabbs is accused of wheeling a baby girl, strapped in a stroller, onto the platform of the 59th Street and Columbus Avenue station midday Monday, then leaving the child alone among a sea of jostling commuters. Investigators said Dabbs then returned to the No. 1 train.
  • Queens mom allegedly kills 11-month-old son after ‘reaching breaking point’

    07/09/2014 1:23:23 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    pix 11 ^ | James Ford
    ELMHURST, Queens (PIX11) – Detectives say she told them that she killed her own baby boy because she had “reached her breaking point.” Now, Nicole “Nikki” Kelly is in police custody charged with the second degree murder of her 11-month-old son, and the story surrounding his death is disturbing to people who knew him and his mother. The child, Kiam Felix, Jr., was pronounced dead at Elmhurst Hospital on Sunday afternoon after Kelly, 22, brought him into the emergency room with the boy’s father, who does not live with them.
  • Inseparable Rescue Dog and Baby Make an Adorable BFF Pair (with lots of great pix)

    07/06/2014 12:00:49 PM PDT · by Innovative · 36 replies
    Mashable ^ | July 6, 2014 | Dennis Green
    Little Carter has what everyone wishes they had as a kid: a real-life teddy bear in the form of an extremely affectionate and loving pup. Toby, a rescue dog, is sweet and affectionate to the toddler. The pair are undoubtedly best friends and have been pretty much inseparable since before they ever even met.
  • This Is The Single Most Hilarious Video Of A Dog Giving Lessons That I’ve Ever Seen. Just Watch…

    06/29/2014 8:43:32 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 22 replies
    This is simply beyond anything I could have imagined. I mean, I’ve seen plenty of dog / baby pal couples, so I am well aware how well they understand each other. But This?! That’s too much.
  • Tennessee woman defends walking down the aisle with baby on train of wedding dress

    06/02/2014 1:23:31 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 26 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | June 2, 2014
    A Tennessee woman has fired back at critics for the unusual way she included her baby daughter in her recent wedding. Shona Carter-Brooks, of Jackson, Tenn., secured her 1-month-old daughter on the train of her wedding dress as she walked down the aisle. Carter Brooks, who married Johnathan Brooks at the Elam Baptist Church in Ripley, Tenn., last weekend, walked down the aisle with her daughter dragging behind wrapped in the enormous amount of material on her David's Bridal dress by Vera Wang, according to her Facebook page. A company spokeswoman told The News it was not actually a Vera...
  • Meet the original Gerber baby: Ann Turner Cook, now 87, on how a drawing.......

    05/26/2014 6:27:16 PM PDT · by Morgana · 30 replies
    mail online ^ | Margot Peppers
    FULL TITLE: Meet the original Gerber baby: Ann Turner Cook, now 87, on how a drawing turned her into the most iconic baby in history The woman whose face inspired the Gerber baby drawing has opened up about what it has meant to be such an iconic symbol for nearly nine decades. Ann Turner Cook, now 87, was just a few months old in 1928 when a charcoal sketch of her was selected in a contest to represent Gerber baby food. Little did she know just how important that drawing would be, both for the company and for her. 'I...
  • Splitting the IVF Baby

    05/25/2014 5:09:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2014 | Debra J. Saunders
    If his story were a movie, then Gus' tale would start before he was born in December 2009. It would begin in a fertility clinic, where actor Jason Patric donated sperm so that his ex-girlfriend Danielle Schreiber could have a baby. Later, his parents would reunite and then split up and then, after a contentious custody battle, find the love they always knew was there, wed and live happily ever after. But this story begins in Hollywood, so there is no marriage; there are many breakups, separate residences and legions of lawyers -- and there is a cause that other...
  • UPDATE: Police say father waited over a day to report baby's death

    05/22/2014 2:17:30 PM PDT · by Morgana
    WOWK ^ | Jessie Shafer
    CHARLESTON, WV - UPDATE: Police say that a father who admitted to killing his five-week-old baby waited almost 27 hours before reporting the death. Police found the child and Robert Jeremy Smith in a car in front of a home in Kanawha City, WV. When Smith left the car he said, "the baby is dead, I killed the baby," according to the criminal complaint. Smith told police during questioning that when he picked up the child he lost his grip and dropped the baby. Smith also told police he didn't report the death because he was afraid he would get...
  • Man Punches His Pregnant Wife in the Stomach to Try to Kill His Own Child

    05/21/2014 6:53:30 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Life News ^ | Jeannie Deangelis
    Charlotte, NC (LiveActionNews) — In a story that could cause a commotion in the pro-choice community, on the Monday following Mother’s Day, a 39-year-old North Carolina man roughed up the mother of his unborn child, punched her in the stomach, and held a knife to her throat. If Mario Exequias Garay, whose middle name actually means “funeral rite” in Spanish, had gone any further it could have sadly resulted in an ‘exequias’ to be officiated for both the woman and the unborn child. Mario-GarayAccording to the assailant’s estranged wife, Mario came home and attacked her, allegedly telling the woman, who...
  • 8-year-old girl apologizes to her mother after watching video of her own birth

    05/14/2014 12:58:39 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 4 replies
    YJnews ^ | Directions For Dummies
    Watching a child being born can be a life changing experience. However, watching your mother giving birth to you, might just be outright weird. A family recorded the reaction of an 8-year-old girl watching her mother giving birth to her.
  • Transformed crib honors stillborn boy, comforts mother

    05/09/2014 11:29:49 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 7 replies
    Fox 9 ^ | 5/8/2014 | Fox 9
    COKATO, Minn. (KMSP) - Losing a child at birth is a difficult loss on many levels, especially when it leaves a prepared nursery empty as a reminder -- but one grieving Cokato mother got an emotional surprise when her son's crib was re-purposed. For most of Valarie Watt's pregnancy, her son, Noah, was developing just fine. That all changed in the final few days. "All week, I knew," Watts reflected. "He wasn't moving as much. I was very nervous." His umbilical cord had become pinched in the womb, and Noah was stillborn last July. Even so, she wasn't ready to...
  • Mom charged with murder of newborn son left outside in plastic bag

    04/26/2014 8:20:45 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | April 26, 2014 | Mitch Smith
    The 18-year-old woke up early last Saturday morning, gave birth to a full-term baby boy, placed him outside her house in a plastic Walmart bag and then went back to bed, prosecutors said today in bond court. By the time a construction worker called police a few hours later after spotting the infant in the Northwest Side gangway, the child was dead.
  • Mother, 26, charged in death of 1-month-old

    04/23/2014 8:18:57 AM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    MY FOX ^ | Updated: Mar 24, 2014 9:35 PM CDT | Michael Shingleton
    BROOKSVILLE (FOX 13) - The father of a 6-week old girl does not defend his wife who is accused of slamming their daughter to the ground, killing her. The Hernando County Sheriff's Office arrested April Weber Monday and charged her with child abuse and the first-degree murder of Aubrey Weber. Weber frantically called her husband while he was working Sunday afternoon and said she dropped Aubrey while bouncing the infant on her knee. Harry Weber immediately rushed home. "I really couldn't make out what exactly happened. All I knew was she said something about bouncing and floor, and when she...
  • Baby Girl Weighing 6kg Born in Saudi Arabia (Premature, 13.23 LBS)

    04/22/2014 4:15:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    It was a premature delivery; Mom and baby in good healthA Saudi mother gave birth to a baby girl weighing six kg and doctors said it was one of the highest weights for a newborn to be recorded in the Gulf kingdom. The woman underwent a Caesarian operation at the hospital in the northern town of Tabuk after she went into labour in an early stage. “She had a premature delivery and the baby weighed around six kg, one of the heaviest babies to be born in the Kingdom,” the hospital’s public relations director Fahd Al Tuwaijri said, adding that...
  • Deputies: Man killed son to play video games

    04/18/2014 3:25:07 PM PDT · by Morgana · 31 replies
    A 24-year-old Homosassa man was charged Thursday with suffocating his 1-year-old son because he wanted to have time to play video games, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office said. Cody Wygant was charged with third-degree murder and willful child neglect, the sheriff’s office said. Wygant was being held in the Citrus County Jail. A judge on Friday set bail for Wygant at $100,000 with his next court date scheduled for May 23. Citrus County Fire Rescue responded to Wygant’s home after receiving an emergency call at 8:21 a.m. Thursday that the child, Daymeon Wygant, wasn’t breathing. Daymeon was transported to Seven...
  • What Names are left for Chelsea's Baby?

    04/17/2014 7:48:38 PM PDT · by Yaelle · 101 replies
    Fertile mind | 04/17/14 | Self
    Poor Chelsea. There aren't many untainted names left for her to name her baby. I think if it's a boy, she will be left with more options. For a girl, there are just so many names that dredge up bad memories. Monica is obviously out. Jennifer, no matter the spelling, simply wouldn't be appropriate. Barbra, Markie, Elizabeth, none of these appropriate. Cute baby names like Dolly or Sally won't even work. What about the great classics, like Kathleen, Linda, or Deborah? Very much out. Paula? Don't even think about it. Even some of the more ethnic and unusual names like...
  • Chelsea Clinton expects baby this fall

    04/17/2014 6:06:12 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | 04/17/2014
    Chelsea Clinton, the 34-year-old daughter of former President Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, announced Thursday that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child this fall. For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby. Chelsea Clinton, the 34-year-old daughter of former President Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, announced Thursday that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child this fall. There has been wide speculation about a future baby in the Clinton family. Chelsea Clinton said in an interview with Glamour magazine last year that she...