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Napa couple welcomes baby right before earthquake hits

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A California couple’s world was shaken twice on Sunday. First, Connie Navarro and Angel Sanchez welcomed their newborn son at the Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa and less than an hour later a powerful earthquake struck the wine region. Ism… [Read More]

Boston mom gives birth to 14.5-pound baby, biggest of the year in Mass.

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Caroline Rusack of Boston, Mass., knew she was having a big baby. Her first child tipped the scales at 10.5 pounds and doctors told her to expect a large bundle of love. But nothing could have prepared her for 14.5 pounds. “I heard the weight and I w… [Read More]

Houston hospital tweets live video footage of C-section birth

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A Houston hospital made history on Wednesday by giving the public a front-row seat to a cesarean section birth through social media. The public relations team at Memorial Hermann Hospital brought a video camera into the delivery room and broadcast a li… [Read More]

Viral photo: Baby reaches out of womb to grab doctor’s hand

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Meet 2013′s first, and tiniest, Internet star: Nevaeh Atkins. During a routine C-section at a hospital in the Phoenix area, this baby girl reached out from her mother’s belly to grab the hand of the delivery doctor, Dr. Allan Sawyer. Nevaeh’s rem… [Read More]

Colombian girl, 10, gives birth

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Today the British Daily Mail reported on the tragic story of a 10-year-old Colombian girl who gave birth last week. At 39 weeks, the girl arrived at a local hospital in pain with tears streaming down her face, according to Univision’s Primer Impacto…. [Read More]