This Sweet Photo of Twins is Going Viral for a Very Good Reason
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There’s a seemingly endless stream of ‘cute baby’ photos everywhere you look online. But, this pic of twin brothers Mason and Hawk Buchmeyer is taking the internet by storm! Not only is the photo of the awesomely adorable babies super-sweet, but it also has a truly touching story behind it. Baby Hawk was born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH). CDH is...
Bankstown Hospital Gas Mixup Leaves Newborn Dead and Another Critical
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It has been revealed a newborn baby has died and another has been "severely affected" after nitrous oxide, often known as laughing gas, was incorrectly given instead of oxygen at Sydney's Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital. In a statement by NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner, it appears a machine in the neo-natal resuscitation unit had been incorrectly installed. The incidents occurred this month and last month. Ms...
It’ll Break Your Heart to See What These Purple Butterfly Stickers Mean on a Newborn’s Cot
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When Millie Smith got her 12-week scan she found out that she wasn’t just expecting one baby girl – she was expecting two!  Smith and her partner Lewis Cann decided to name the identical girls Skye and Callie. Twins run in her family, so the news wasn’t exactly shocking. That said, her family has never had a set of...
Watch The Miracle Baby Come Back to Life After Doctors Told He’d Died
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All mums know the bliss of holding your own baby for the very first time. But, this mum’s experience goes a step (more like several steps) beyond a simple first hug and hold. Warning: Grab a box of tissues before watching this video – you’ll need them, all of them. Kate and David Ogg tried, not so successfully, to get pregnant...
See Why These Mums Are Putting Their Newborns to Sleep in a Box. You’ll Be Impressed!
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Your BFF told you about “the” cot that every parent needs. Your cousin swears by her favourite brand of bassinet. But, you’re going with a box. A box? That’s right! A box! Recently, Temple University (in the US) made headlines for giving mums a “newborn baby box” after delivery. Filled with essentials that new baby needs and information, the box also...
India’s Biggest Baby on Record is Born and She’s How Big? Whoa!
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A 15 pound baby girl? No, we’re not talking about 3-month-old, or even a 6-month-old. We’re talking about a 15 pound newborn. That’s right – newborn! Nandini (she goes by her first name only), a 19-year-old from Hassan, India recently gave birth to the heaviest baby girl on record. The previous record (for a girl) went to Carisa Rusak of...
This NICU Nurse Shows the Raw Beauty of Her Job and the Internet Applauds
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A stay in the NICU ward stay is something that every soon-to-be mum fears. The stress, anxiety and severity of the situation is enough to give us all chills. That said, the nurses who care for these medically fragile little ones are bright spots in what would otherwise be a majorly mega black hole. When NICU nurse Brittany Denise posted...
These New Mums Are Given a Newborn Baby Box to Sleep Their Babies In. When You See Why, You’ll Understand.
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You’ve just spent hours in labour, and have finally gotten to see that precious little face you’ve been waiting nine long months for. Now what? For some mums, they were given a newborn baby box. A box? Yes, a cardboard box. Temple University Hospital’s “newborn baby box” initiative gives free cardboard boxes out to new mums while in the hospital....
Is ‘Baby Cuddler’ a Real Volunteer Opportunity?
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Your baby coos and giggles as you hold her snug and close to you. You wrap her in a blanket, pick her up and snuggle away. She’s cozy, comfy and feeling the love. But, what happens when mum’s not there to provide the cuddles? Newborn babies who are waiting to be adopted need the care and love that your baby...
Are You Swaddling Your Baby Correctly? Too Tight and You Could Do This!
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A good swaddle keeps baby safe and snug – right? Maybe not. At least, when it comes to the ‘safe’ part. A recent report by 7 News Adelaide chronicled the story of the Paglia family and their daughter’s struggles with hip dysplasia. What does this have to do with swaddling? Experts believe that two tight a wrap may cause...