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Moderate drinking in pregnancy ‘harms IQ’

Moderate drinking in pregnancy 'harms IQ'

Researchers from Oxford and Bristol universities looked at the IQ scores of 4,000 children as well as recording the alcohol intake of their mothers. They found “moderate” alcohol intake of one to six units a week during pregnancy affected IQ. Experts said the effect was small, but reinforced the need to avoid alcohol in pregnancy.

Chinese man sues wife after ‘ugly’ baby born

Chinese man sues wife after ‘ugly’ baby born

Failed relationships can get ugly, but the story of a Chinese man divorcing his wife really gives new meaning to the old cliché. Jian Feng filed a lawsuit against his wife in May after she gave birth to the couple’s daughter. Upon seeing the “incredibly ugly” baby girl, he thought there was no way she

Shocking CCTV shows a young mother giving birth as she walks along Turkish street… and then abandoning her newborn baby on the ground? (video)

Shocking CCTV shows a young mother giving birth as she walks along Turkish street... and then abandoning her newborn baby on the ground

It seems impossible to believe, but CCTV footage has emerged which appears to show a woman giving birth as she walks down the street. The teenager is seen moving awkwardly along a darkened pavement with her parents on either side when the baby girl tumbles on to the floor. The three show little reaction as

Horrifying robot baby wants a hug

Horrifying robot baby wants a hug

Finally, Osaka University’s infant robot Affetto is able to hug you like a real baby, with the added benefit of paralyzing you with terror. A year and a half ago, Affetto wasn’t much more than a face, but a video from the university’s Asada Laboratory discovered by Plastic Pals shows a newly-limbed and skinless Affetto

Security staff spot five-month-old BABY in baggage scanner after parents tried to smuggle him into the UAE without a visa in their luggage

The baby, hidden in a bag, was discovered when he was pushed through a scanning machine

A couple were caught trying to smuggle their baby into the United Arab Emirates – when airport security staff spotted the five-month-old hidden in their luggage on a bag scanner. The Egyptian husband and wife arrived at Sharjah International Airport on Friday night but were held at immigration as they did not have a visa