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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

Mom Ignores Dead Baby For Full Day While Chatting on Web, Says Raising Kids is Too Much Hassle

Mom Ignores Dead Baby For Full Day While Chatting on Web

A Japanese mom left her baby unattended to die in a crib, not noticing his eventual death for at least full day due to her web-chatting habit, local media reports. The Japanese mother, 29-year-old Yumiko Takahashi, had already lost two children to an accident and to an illness, said she last saw 19-month-old son Neo

Baby’s birth captured in MRI movie for the first time

Mother gave birth in a specially-designed MRI scanner

Doctors at a Berlin hospital have released an MRI video that shows the first real-time footage of a baby being born – from the inside. The team led by Dr Christian Bamberg made the medical breakthrough in November 2010 but only published still images at the time. The 30-second movie shows a baby as it