Conjoined twin baby girls separated after major six-hour surgery

Conjoined twins, 15-month-old girls, were separated in an intense six-hour surgery in Australia on Friday. Nima and Dawa Pelden were connected at the torso and shared a liver. Before the surgery, doctors at Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital were unsure if the two also shared a bowel — which would have been an added complication. “We always felt confident that we could achieve this,” […]

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Baby born three days after Hurricane Michael starts life in Walmart parking lot

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Their home full of soggy furniture and mosquitoes, Wilmer Capps was desperate to find shelter for his wife and their son Luke, born just three days after Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida Panhandle. So Capps, wife Lorrainda Smith and little Luke settled in for the longest of nights in the best spot they could find: The parking […]

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UK's Prince Harry and wife Meghan expecting first baby next year

LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth’s grandson Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle are expecting their first child, due in the spring of 2019, the couple’s office Kensington Palace announced on Monday. The baby will be seventh-in-line to the British throne. British media said Meghan was believed to be about 12 weeks pregnant. “Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of […]

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Ohio mom indicted after baby dies from co-sleeping, police say

MANSFIELD, Ohio — A 20-year-old Ohio woman was charged with involuntary manslaughter after the death of her 3-month-old son, with whom she was co-sleeping on a mattress, authorities say. Mansfield police Detective Sgt. Matt Loughman said Thursday the child’s mother, Addeline J. Brindle of Ashland, had cocaine in her system.  The infant, Trevelle K. Bluester, died of asphyxia on March 29 due to co-sleeping, Montgomery […]

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California nurse meets baby she helped save 28 years ago – and he’s a doctor

A California nurse who never forgot a premature baby she cared for early in her career has been reunited with her patient – now a doctor at the same hospital where he was born 28 years ago. Stanford’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, in a post that exploded on Facebook, says Vilma Wong recognized pediatric resident Brandon Seminatore’s name when he […]

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Why the gig economy is a no-brainer for Baby Boomers

Retiree-turned-babysitter Angela Brownlee with one of her charges, Willow. Upon retiring in 2014, Angela Brownlee found herself with an abundance of time and energy. She had run businesses in hospitality, beauty therapy and floristry throughout her working life while also raising three children and being idle didn’t suit her. "I am 60 but I am a young and vital 60," […]

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The Latest: "Baby Donald" blimp flies over Edinburgh march

The Latest on protests against President Donald Trump's visit to Britain (all times local): Continue Reading Below 3:15 p.m. The last of the thousands of anti-Trump protesters in Edinburgh have arrived at The Meadows, a park in the Scottish capital where a giant balloon depicting President Donald Trump as an angry orange baby is floating in the air. The 20-foot […]

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