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  • Newborn baby found alive after tossed into compactor

    03/27/2016 4:41:42 PM PDT · by Right-wing Librarian · 29 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 27, 2016 | REGINA F. GRAHAM
    A newborn baby was rescued from a trash compactor in Washington state Friday night and is expected to survive. The baby boy was rushed to the hospital after Jeff Meyers and his girlfriend, Paula, discovered him inside the compactor that crushes garbage for residents at the Mirabella Apartments in Everett.
  • Mother Sought After Newborn With Umbilical Cord Attached Found Alone in Stroller in South L.A.

    08/05/2015 10:38:16 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    KTLA ^ | Tracy Bloom and Mark Mester
    The baby — believe to be just 1 day old — was discovered in the Adams-Normandie neighborhood of South L.A. The area is about a half-mile north of the University of Southern California campus, and is close to St. Agnes Church, Vermont Avenue Elementary School and a Ralphs grocery store. The infant was transported to California Hospital Medical Center and remained hospitalized in stable condition early Wednesday. Police have described the child as either white or Hispanic. Investigators are still searching for his mother, whose identity continues to be a mystery
  • Prayer Request for Ezra. Please. (Update at post 70 & 93)

    03/12/2015 9:09:51 PM PDT · by Marie · 123 replies
    me ^ | 3/12/2015 | Marie
    PLEASE, please pray for a baby boy named Ezra. He was born with his intestines in his chest and his lungs are underdeveloped. He was doing well, but he's developed pneumonia and a blood clot. The doctors are giving this baby boy just one more try at the request of his family. PLEASE, prayer warriors! PLEASE pray for Ezra! PLEASE. We just lost an 18 year old to cancer two weeks ago. Our family is reeling already. Ezra needs lungs.
  • Newborn Girl Thrown From 17-Story Building in China With Umbilical Cord Still Attached

    01/06/2015 2:55:17 PM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies
    life news ^ | 1/6/15 | Sarah Zagorski
    Tragically, a newborn girl was thrown from a 17-story apartment complex with her umbilical cord still attached in China. On Saturday, the infant was found on a busy pavement lying in a pool of blood. According to the Central European News agency, neighbor On Chiang said he “spotted something on the ground and didn’t immediately recognize it.” He added, “I saw the blood first, and then I realized it was the body of a tiny baby. I called police and told them what I had seen, and said that I couldn’t see anybody in the building that might have thrown...
  • Baby's first breath: Breathtakingly intimate pictures capture the miracle......

    12/23/2014 8:41:51 AM PST · by Morgana · 14 replies
    MAIL ONLINE ^ | 23 December 2013 | Tom Gardner
    FULL TITLE: Baby's first breath: Breathtakingly intimate pictures capture the miracle of birth and the first seconds of life in all their raw glory A photographer has captured the wondrous, miraculous moment of birth - in all its raw and unglamourised glory. Taken before a mother has seen her baby for the first time these amazing photographs show the reality of how we all enter this world. The warts and all pictures are the work of respected Danish photographer Suste Bonnen who was given unprecedented access to mothers while they were in labour. Suste, 65, who has worked as a...
  • End-of-life debate turns to newborns-Postnatal abortion morally acceptable in some cases ethicist..

    12/08/2014 5:23:01 PM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    National Post ^ | December 7, 2014 | Last Updated: December 7, 2014 10:21 PM ET | Tom Blackwell
    FULL TITLE: End-of-life debate turns to newborns: ‘Postnatal abortion’ morally acceptable in some cases, ethicist says Doctors would be justified to end the lives of some terminally impaired newborn babies, says a prominent Canadian bioethicist in a report that pushes the country’s euthanasia debate into provocative new territory. Much of the discussion of physician assisted-death in Canada has centred around adult patients capable of making known how they want to end their lives. But Udo Schuklenk, a Queen’s University philosophy professor, argues that in rare cases of severely impaired, deeply suffering newborns, actively causing death is morally acceptable, if still...
  • Newborn baby's body found at a recycling plant near to blood stained dress....

    11/13/2014 7:44:44 AM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 13 November 2014 | James Nye for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Newborn baby's body found at a recycling plant near to blood stained dress, sparking frantic search for mother Police in New Jersey have appealed for help after the body of a newborn infant girl was found at a recycling facility on Tuesday and blood stained clothing found nearby. The as-yet unidentified remains were uncovered when an employee of the ReCommunity Recycling facility on Railroad Avenue in Farmingdale began cleaning up trash. Police say the infant's umbilical cord was still attached and they have appealed for any information in finding the baby's mother.
  • Meningitis outbreak concerns Shelby Co. TN doctors

    09/09/2014 10:48:34 AM PDT · by GailA · 22 replies
    WMC ^ | 9/5/14 | NA
    MEMPHIS, TN - (WMC-TV) - Three Tennesseans are dead following an outbreak of fungal meningitis. In all, 25 cases have been reported in the state. Officials at the Memphis Shelby County Health Department say these meningitis outbreaks have been contained to Middle and East Tennessee. They say there have been no reported cases of meningitis in Memphis, Shelby County, or other parts of West Tennessee.
  • Technological advances have given us the ability to make some family portraits extra special

    03/12/2014 3:27:11 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 9 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-12-14 | The Looking Spoon
    I can't even place the very first moment I heard of it, but I was in my very early teens when the internet started "happening."By the time I was 20 we didn't know what we'd do without it, and that was before social media like Facebook was even created.I say that because I really try to imagine in my mind living in the world without any of it, which is only possible because the first third of my life was that way. In some ways it seems nice to me, like life would be less...noisy.And then I see something like...
  • Newborn baby’s smell is as addictive as drugs or food: study

    02/24/2014 8:47:51 PM PST · by Altariel · 30 replies
    TORONTO – For women, smelling a newborn baby feels as good as drugs are to addicts or cheeseburgers to those just breaking a fast, new Montreal research suggests. A University of Montreal scientist says a newborn baby’s odour lights up the reward centres in our brain in a way other scents can’t. And for women – specifically moms – the experience, a rush of dopamine to the brain, is heightened. The reaction is so strong, it exists even if the baby isn’t in front of you. It’s chemistry between mom and baby. “What we’ve shown for the first time is...
  • To Save Newborn, Doctors 'Freeze' Baby

    02/15/2013 9:39:45 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 4 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 2/15/2013 | Gillian Mohney
    When Claire Ives was seven months pregnant with her third child, she used a handheld device to listen to her unborn son's heartbeat. As she turned the machine on, she thought something had malfunctioned. "I thought I wasn't listening right or something," Ives, a nurse in London, told "I didn't believe his [heart] rate could be that fast." Ives' son had a heart rate of about 300 beats per minute, nearly double the normal 160. After doctors were alerted to the baby's elevated heart rate, Ives delivered her son, Edward Ives, five weeks early via emergency cesarean at the...
  • Gunmen break into St. Petersburg home and test mettle of parents with newborn, police say

    12/11/2012 6:00:46 PM PST · by marktwain · 26 replies ^ | 10 December, 2012 | Peter Jamison
    ST. PETERSBURG — If the safety of those you love was threatened, how would you respond? Many people contemplate this question with commingled curiosity and fear. For Jeremy Reed and Anna Soto, the answer came early Sunday when a pair of violent men burst into the bedroom where they slept with their 7-day-old daughter. -------------------------------cut------------------------ By then, one of them had grabbed the keys to Soto's Mazda 6. They barreled out the front door and into the car. Reed ran back to the bedroom and emerged with a .22 rifle belonging to Soto. He stepped outside and pointed the gun...
  • "Authorities" Take Newborn From Hospital

    04/19/2012 2:54:49 PM PDT · by kathsua · 12 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 4/19/12 | The New THOMA$ REPORT
    All day hospital people have been giving this mother conflicting information about her baby, then denying they did it. They have been doing things to that baby not allowed without parental consent. A social worker has been threatening to “take the baby” if she did not agree to things about which they would not answer her questions. “Put yourself in Jodi’s shoes at this moment. You gave birth that morning in an ambulance. The hospital has made wild and conflicting claims about your baby’s health all day long. You are exhausted. You are in pain. Your husband has gone to...
  • Mother gives hours-old baby girl to California firefighters

    12/25/2010 7:18:20 PM PST · by dayglored · 56 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | Christmas 2010-12-25 | CNN Wire Staff
    (CNN) -- A 27-year-old mother surrendered her baby girl to firefighters in Los Angeles on Christmas Eve, authorities said Saturday. She told firefighters at Fire Station 46 that the newborn was just six hours old. The firefighters accepted the girl, wrapping her in a blanket. She was healthy and did not appear to have been neglected or abused. Firefighters named the newborn Noel, in honor of the Christmas holiday...
  • Bodies Of Eight New-Born Babies Found

    07/28/2010 11:10:43 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 32 replies · 1+ views
    Sky News ^ | July 28th 2010 | Alex Watts
    A couple have been arrested after the bodies of eight new-born babies were found at a house in northern France. The corpses were discovered in individual plastic bags hidden around the property in the village of Villers-au-Tertre, about 35 miles from Lille. A French judicial official said the parents of the babies have been detained. The couple are both in their 40s. Officers began searching the house after a tip-off two days ago, French news agency AFP reported. It said they initially found two bodies, then brought in sniffer dogs and found six more in the house and garden. Local...
  • 14-year-old arrested after her newborn suffocates

    06/22/2010 4:28:02 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 27 replies
    hosted. ^ | Jun 22 | SARAH PORTLOCK
    HOUSTON (AP) -- A 14-year-old who gave birth at her friend's Houston apartment, then helped discard the newborn's body after he suffocated, was arrested after a child who witnessed the death told a school counselor, authorities said Tuesday.....
  • Police: Calif. mother dumped newborn in trash

    03/04/2010 7:22:50 PM PST · by thecodont · 24 replies · 1,010+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle / ^ | Thursday, March 4, 2010 | By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER and ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press Writers Read more:
    <p>Jessie Canfield was attending a surprise birthday party with family and friends when she began feeling discomfort and cramping then ducked into a bedroom for several hours. Partygoers told police she said nothing about giving birth to a 6-pound baby girl.</p>
  • Video: ‘Israel’ Born in Haiti after IDF Delivers Healthy Baby

    01/17/2010 8:58:56 PM PST · by ari-freedom · 21 replies · 854+ views ^ | 1/18/10 | Arutz Sheva TV
    The IDF Field Hospital in Haiti has delivered its first baby, and the mother was so happy that she called him “Israel.” Mother and son are doing well. Gynecologist Dr. Shrir Dor, an IDF Major General, said that after the birth, the person who accompanied her “came to bless her, and said he thought the baby should be named ‘Israel.’ The mother was really happy so they named him that, as a way to remember the first baby that was born in the IDF Field Hospital." The event was one of the happier occasions as rescue workers estimate that 200,000...
  • Prayer Request (nephews son born last night) going into heart surgery

    11/19/2009 7:58:30 AM PST · by infool7 · 69 replies · 1,285+ views
    self | 11/19/09 | Self
    Please pray for Dillon Ray and my Nephew Lindsey and his wife Natalie. Dillon was born last night at 9:30 and they discovered a heart problem, he is going into surgery today. I will post details as I get them.
  • ObamaCare's brave new world: Disabled just won't make it to birth

    09/07/2009 6:53:58 PM PDT · by Scanian · 29 replies · 1,447+ views
    NY Post ^ | September 7, 2009 | MEGHAN CLYNE
    Sarah Palin ignited a political firestorm when she worried that "death panels" would deny end-of-life treatment to her son with Down syndrome. In fact, ObamaCare would more likely see to it that people like Trig never even make it out of the womb. The outlook for children found to have disabilities in utero is bleak now -- because the medical-ethics establishment has spent decades pushing for their abortion. Thanks to advances in prenatal testing, it's now far easier to detect conditions like cystic fibrosis and spina bifida -- and our "best and brightest" overwhelmingly counsel parents to destroy the unborn...
  • Obama’s Science Czar Said a Born Baby ‘Will Ultimately Develop Into a Human Being’

    07/28/2009 6:25:55 PM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 34 replies · 606+ views ^ | 7-28-09 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Obama’s Science Czar Said a Born Baby ‘Will Ultimately Develop Into a Human Being’ Tuesday, July 28, 2009 By Terence P. Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief ( - President Obama’s top science adviser said in a book he co-authored in 1973 that a newborn child “will ultimately develop into a human being” if he or she is properly fed and socialized. “The fetus, given the opportunity to develop properly before birth, and given the essential early socializing experiences and sufficient nourishing food during the crucial early years after birth, will ultimately develop into a human being,” John P. Holdren, director of the White...
  • 20 ways to Happy, Healthy Breastfeeding

    03/16/2009 8:11:12 PM PDT · by Utah Baby Guide · 47 replies · 1,454+ views
    Utah Baby Guide ^ | March 10, 2009 | Michele Leigh Carnesecca, RN, IBCLC
    As I work with new mothers in the hospital, I often hear comments like, “nursing my baby scares me more than labor.” During pregnancy, you have probably been inundated with unwanted (and usually inaccurate) advice about breastfeeding, so it’s no wonder that you are terrified to nurse. These 20 simple tips will help you to relax, forget about the myths you have heard and enjoy your breastfeeding experience. 1. Get support Good support is imperative for new nursing mothers. The key is to find support from someone who really knows what they are talking about and from someone who is...
  • Wilford Hall doctors perform lifesaving procedure on newborn

    03/13/2009 5:40:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 16 replies · 650+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | Senior Airman Josie Kemp, USAF
    3/12/2009 - LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AFNS) -- A medical team at Wilford Hall Medical Center here recently performed a lifesaving procedure on a newborn infant that is unique to Air Force medicine. Alexander Gardner, son of Natascha Gardner and Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Gardner of the 23rd Armored Calvary Regiment at Fort Hood, Texas, was born Feb. 27 with a large tumor growing on his neck under his chin. Doctors at Fort Hood, Texas, found the tumor just days before the delivery and transported the family to Wilford Hall for treatment. This large tumor was blocking the baby's...
  • Woman Throws Newborn Baby Into Water At Boat Launch

    02/10/2009 8:03:15 PM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 56 replies · 2,264+ views
    abc26 ^ | 02/10/09 | abc26
    Kenner Police need your help in locating a woman that is said to have thrown a newborn baby into the water at the Kenner Boat launch at the end of Williams Blvd. Witnesses say they saw an African American woman get out of her car and throw an unknown object into the water. The witnesses called police about the suspicious act. Lt. Wayne McInnis of the Kenner PD says a baby was found dead with its umbilical cord still attached. The woman is described as African American female about 5'3", thin build with long dark hair. She was seen leaving...
  • Police Find Dead Infant Girl Inside Garbage Bag

    04/07/2007 10:37:27 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 8 replies · 538+ views
    WCBSTV.COM ^ | 07 APRIL 2007 | AP
    (CBS/AP) NEW YORK -- A baby girl was pronounced dead after she was found in a garbage bag on a back porch early Saturday, police said. A 25-year-old woman was being questioned about the infant, police said. The woman was taken to a hospital with a medical problem around 9 p.m. Friday, and a doctor called authorities to say she might have given birth, according to police. They were directed to a Brooklyn home, where they found the infant unconscious around 3:30 a.m. Saturday. The baby was pronounced dead at a local hospital, police said. Medical examiners were working to...
  • Medical team transports newborn from Puerto Rico (Grab the tissues)

    07/26/2006 11:12:04 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 767+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Staff Sgt. Matthew Rosine
    7/26/2006 - SAN ANTONIO (AFPN) -- Seth and Stephanie Parker held each other's hands and waited. As the plane touched down at 12:05 a.m. July 22 at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, they smiled at each other and looked at their son. Four-day-old Stuart lay across from his parents on a medical cart surrounded by doctors, nurses and medical technicians. He was the newest patient for the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, or ECMO, team that was double- and triple-checking everything to ensure he was ready for the next leg of his journey. Shortly after his birth, doctors told the Parkers that...
  • "Placid man" fatally bashed baby (Warning: Disturbing Descriptions of Abuse)

    05/23/2006 2:25:29 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 13 replies · 580+ views
    The Australian ^ | May 22, 2006 | Melissa Jenkins
    A MELBOURNE man who punched and shook his newborn son to death was a placid, family man driven to his violent outbursts by a psychiatric disorder, a court was told today. Douglas Paul D'Aloisio, 31, of Lilydale in Melbourne's outer-east, killed six-week-old Jackson Bailey D'Aloisio in February last year, after bashing him up to three times a week from when he was less than one month old. He pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the Victorian Supreme Court and maintains the support of his wife and childhood sweetheart, Sandra. The couple have a surviving three-year-old son. During a pre-sentence hearing today,...
  • Jail for bashing newborn son to death

    06/22/2006 11:05:44 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 9 replies · 427+ views
    The Australian ^ | June 20, 2006
    A MELBOURNE man who punched and shook his newborn son to death was today jailed for eight years. Douglas Paul D'Aloisio, of suburban Lilydale, killed six-week-old Jackson in February last year after bashing him as many as three times a week from when he was less than one-month-old, the Victorian Supreme Court heard today. D'Aloisio, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter, was today sentenced to eight years' prison with a minimum term of five years. The 31-year-old bashed baby Jackson at least twice on the day he died after he was "whinging", crying and spat his dummy out, the court heard....
  • U.S. Newborn Survival Rate Ranks Low

    05/09/2006 7:23:46 AM PDT · by ol painless · 35 replies · 974+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 5/9/2006 | LINDSEY TANNER
    America may be the world's superpower, but its survival rate for newborn babies ranks near the bottom among modern nations, better only than Latvia. Among 33 industrialized nations, the United States is tied with Hungary, Malta, Poland and Slovakia with a death rate of nearly 5 per 1,000 babies, according to a new report. Latvia's rate is 6 per 1,000. "We are the wealthiest country in the world, but there are still pockets of our population who are not getting the health care they need," said Mary Beth Powers, a reproductive health adviser for the U.S.-based Save the Children, which...
  • Woman Sentenced To Probation For Letting Newborn Drown In Toilet

    04/01/2006 9:50:45 PM PST · by CAWats · 14 replies · 582+ views ^ | 04.01.06 | CAWats
    A woman who pleaded guilty to manslaughter for giving birth on a toilet and letting the baby drown was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to get psychological treatment for depression, paranoia and anorexia. Shatoya Nelson, 23, told investigators she did not know she was pregnant until she gave birth at her mother's Tamarac home on July 21, 2004. According to detectives, Nelson said she left the female infant in the toilet for several minutes before taking her out and wrapping her in a towel. The woman's mother discovered the dead baby the following morning and insisted Nelson take...
  • Crushed Newborn Found Dead In The Road

    03/04/2006 9:44:09 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 101 replies · 2,408+ views
    CBS2CHICAGO ^ | 03-04-2006 | CBS2CHICAGO
    Infant Had Been Run Over Several Times (CBS) NEW YORK The dead body of a newborn baby that had been crushed by a car was discovered lying on a Long Island street Saturday. Police had few clues where the infant came from, or whether it was dead or alive when it was abandoned. A man walking his dog found the badly mangled body at 7:30 a.m. on a residential street near a golf course and a high school in Hempstead, about 20 miles east of Manhattan. "The first time I saw it, I thought it was a dead raccoon,...
  • Grief, Gratitude and Baby Lee (Severely Disabled newbron brings grief, pride peace to mom)

    01/29/2006 10:19:52 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 17 replies · 500+ views
    The Los Angles Times ^ | January 28, 2006 | Stephanie Simon
    WICHITA, Kan. —'Can I do this?' his mother agonized, knowing one of her newborns would not live. But for 43 hours, he was hers to cherish. She wanted to honor her son, to celebrate his life, however short. That's why she had refused an abortion, even after doctors told her that her little boy would be born without a brain. Now he was here, squirming in his blankets... The specialists she consulted offered Danielle a "selective reduction": They could abort the malformed twin. That might give her a better chance of carrying the healthy baby to term, but there was...
  • Couple's wait over newborn mix-up

    12/30/2005 4:24:19 PM PST · by Ellesu · 31 replies · 886+ views ^ | 12/28/05
    A couple were forced to endure a five-week wait for DNA results to find out if a newborn baby was theirs. A midwife at Furness General Hospital told Sarah Wilson and Martyn Cahill, from Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, their new 6lb 12oz baby was a boy. The couple named the child Ryan William, but later discovered they had a girl when giving her a bath, and feared they had the wrong baby. Morecambe Bay Hospitals NHS Trust has apologised for the mistake. The couple told friends and relatives they had a boy. We are in the process of ascertaining how this happened...
  • Newborn 'cooling Cap' to Fight Brain Damage Nearing Market

    06/17/2005 3:04:31 PM PDT · by TheOtherOne · 4 replies · 248+ views
    AP ^ | AP-ES-06-17-05 1751EDT
    Newborn 'cooling Cap' to Fight Brain Damage Nearing Market The Associated Press Published: Jun 17, 2005 WASHINGTON (AP) - A device that chills newborns' brains moved a step closer to the market Friday: The government's scientific advisers ruled the Cool-Cap may help stave off brain damage in certain infants deprived of oxygen at birth. But the Food and Drug Administration advisers said Olympic Medical Corp.'s Cool-Cap would have to be sold under careful conditions to be sure the emerging technology really helps. The FDA isn't bound by its advisers' recommendations but typically follows them. Research shows that mild hypothermia -...
  • Disabled Newborn in Need of Adoption

    04/07/2005 5:58:58 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 5 replies · 357+ views
    South Carolina Citizens for Life | 4/7/05 | Leslie Tignor
    Nick Silverio of Safe Haven for Newborns in Florida has asked that we spread the word of a disabled newborn in need of adoption. The child, born today, has no arms, only one leg, and is missing a good portion of his jaw - but his prognosis is good. The baby was abandoned by his mother under the Florida Safe Haven law and, unless potential adoptive parents can be found, quickly, the child will become a ward of the state(and, it is feared, the target of euthanasia). The Florida Department of Children and Families will not become involved unless information...
  • 'Biggest' newborn baby for years (Britain)

    03/02/2005 1:26:24 AM PST · by beaversmom · 1,065+ views
    BBC News ^ | March 1, 2005 | unknown
    A woman from Merseyside has given birth to what is reportedly the biggest British baby born since 1997. Joseph Griffin - nicknamed "The Mighty Joe" by his family - weighed in at 13lb 13oz when he was born two weeks ago in Wirral, Merseyside. The massive newborn was delivered by Caesarean section after mother Sara Griffin, 25, underwent a gruelling 40-hour attempt at a natural birth. Ms Griffin attributes Joseph's size to the seafood she craved while pregnant. She said: "I used to eat a lot of meat but I went off it. Instead I was eating a lot of...
  • Fresno officer rescues newborn

    02/06/2005 12:41:34 AM PST · by beaversmom · 7 replies · 639+ views
    The Fresno Bee ^ | February 5, 2005 | Tim Eberly
    The newborn's head was in the dirty toilet water. Her skin was purple. Stephen Flick Jr. knew the next few moments were precious. He turned from a Fresno police officer to a paramedic, a job he held before entering law enforcement. "I thought, 'Either I'm going to get this kid out and start working, or it'll be dead,'" Flick, 31, said. The incident happened early Friday at a home in southeast Fresno. A woman called 911, reporting her 15-year-old daughter gave birth while she was going to the bathroom. She thought the baby was dead. They were partially correct: The...
  • Girl let out of criminal custody

    12/17/2004 2:38:37 PM PST · by atomic_dog · 24 replies · 912+ views
    Monterey County Herald ^ | Dec. 17, 2004 | George Sanchez
    Girl let out of criminal custody Farmworker who abandoned baby in toilet held for immigration By GEORGE B. SANCHEZ Herald Salinas Bureau The young Oaxacan woman accused of abandoning her newborn outside Soledad is now being held for immigration officials after a judge released her from local criminal proceedings. An immigration hold was placed on the woman when she was booked into Juvenile Hall in June after being arrested on charges of attempted murder and child abandonment, said Mike McNews, Monterey County probation services manager. The woman has since turned 18. On Thursday, the court ordered her released from custody...
  • Amber Alert Issued For Missing Newborn [Boston, Massachusetts]

    08/09/2004 10:02:44 AM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 5 replies · 641+ views ^ | Monday, August 9, 2004 | Massachusetts State Police
    Massachusetts State Police have issued an Amber Alert for the greater Boston area for a missing newborn who is only 19 days old. Police are looking for a man in connection with the infant's disappearance. They have identified him as Josh Lizama, 28, described as having black hair, about 5 feet, 5 inches, wearing black and beige pants. Police said he may be armed. Another male may be driving the car. Authorities are looking for a freshly-painted 1998 White Ford Crown Victoria with a license plate of 5192VR. They said there was also information that cars may have been switched...
  • Newborn found in portable toilet in Soledad

    06/18/2004 4:27:35 PM PDT · by missyme · 14 replies · 128+ views
    KION 46 ^ | June 18th, 2004
    Soledad (AP) - A teenager was arrested Thursday on charges that she gave birth to a baby girl inside a portable toilet and left her there. The newborn girl was found in lying in waste at the bottom of the toilet, according to a police report from the Monterey County Sheriff's Office. A farm worker pulled her out after hearing the child's screams. Paramedics rushed the girl to Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital and she was later transported to Lucille Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto. "I think if the baby had been another half hour to an hour longer there,...
  • Man Arrested For Assault of Newborn

    02/27/2004 7:42:15 PM PST · by ServesURight · 18 replies · 149+ views
    WBAY Green Bay ^ | 02/27/2004 | WBAY
    <<Back Forest CountyMan Arrested for Assault of NewbornA 20-year-old man is custody accused of assaulting a 17-day-old boy in Forest County.The infant was taken to St. Mary's Hospital in Rhinelander Sunday. "A preliminary examination indicated the infant may have been a victim of physical abuse and sexual assault," Chief Deputy Ken Van Cleve said.The infant was airlifted to St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield and remains hospitalized.The man, who is described as a family member, was arrested Tuesday following an investigation. He's being held on $20,000 cash bail.Van Cleve expects the man will be charged with physical abuse of a child by a...
  • Newborn rescued from toilet (Mother charged with trying to murder baby girl)

    01/05/2004 9:59:56 AM PST · by truthandlife · 11 replies · 152+ views
    Courier Post Online ^ | 1/5/04 | JASON LAUGHLIN
    <p>A borough woman who gave birth into a toilet tried to kill her premature newborn by closing the lid and leaving her there to die, authorities said Sunday.</p> <p>Denise Marie Winner, 42, of the first block of Mount Ephraim Avenue, was charged with attempted murder and endangering the welfare of a child, Camden County Prosecutor Vincent P. Sarubbi said. If convicted, she faces 30 years in prison.</p>
  • A letter to my son

    07/26/2003 1:31:24 AM PDT · by yonif · 5 replies · 290+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Jul. 24, 2003 | Ron Dermer
    Last Wednesday, two weeks earlier than expected, and with 13 minutes to spare, you were born on your mother's birthday. It was not love at first sight. I had already been quite fond of you for months, guessing whether you were thrusting an elbow or knee toward the outside world, smiling at your black-and-white image on the refrigerator door, and even making excuses for your proclivity for giving your mother heartburn. All in all, though, you treated your mother fairly well these past nine months, and for this I owe you. I have heard that expectant fathers are not entirely...
  • Kids Names Reflect Sports, TV, Bible

    05/25/2003 10:22:21 PM PDT · by yonif · 7 replies · 1,357+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | Fri May 23,10:05 AM ET | Reuters
    OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers basketball star Kobe Bryant and the cast of "Friends" are in heavenly company -- at least when it comes to naming children. Parents in Oklahoma apparently like to thumb through the Bible, watch Bryant slam-dunk, or take in the popular television sitcom while mulling over names for their children-to-be. According to statistics provided by the state's Health Department, there were 74 children born in Oklahoma in 2002 who were named Kobe or a derivative of the name. Religious names were also popular for the 50,160 babies born in Oklahoma last year. Jacob was...
  • Do It for Conner (The unbelievable inhumanity of the feminazis)

    05/08/2003 8:56:33 AM PDT · by DED · 15 replies · 259+ views
    National Review Online ^ | May 8, 2003 | Kathryn Lopez
    Where have all the women gone? There was Kate Michelman, standing behind Sen. Maria Cantwell and the rest of the obstruction Dems on Capitol Hill last week. Together they once again blasted Texas Supreme Court judge Priscilla Owen — a sister! but an ideological heretic — for being the latest bunker-buster headed for the federal bench in order to destroy the penumbras and emanations-of-penumbras of Roe v. Wade. Or so the liberal Democratic interpretation goes. But why, meanwhile, are the "feminists" nowhere to be seen defending Scott Peterson's right to choose to kill his nearly newborn child? Sure, we all...
  • Baby is left in firefighter's arms

    10/17/2002 3:10:10 AM PDT · by NautiNurse · 14 replies · 214+ views
    St. Petersburg Times (Archives:search by article title) ^ | October 16, 2002 | CANDACE RONDEAUX
    Baby is left in firefighter's armsSt. Petersburg Times; St. Petersburg, Fla.; Oct 16, 2002; CANDACE RONDEAUX; It was a little after 3 a.m. when firefighter Ken Vandermeir heard it. Tap, tap, tap - the insistent sound of a hand rapping on the narrow window of the fire station's garage door. Vandermeir could make out the face of a white man in his early 20s peering through the glass. The man motioned for Vandermeir to open the door. Dressed in a T-shirt and shorts smeared with blood, the man said just a few words. "He asked if this was a safe...

    07/12/2002 10:06:07 AM PDT · by NYer · 40 replies · 998+ views
    Associated Press - breaking on the wire | July 12, 2002
    DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ An 18-year-old mother who gave birth to a baby boy in the bathroom of her father's Brookfield diner and dumped the infant in the garbage has been sentenced to four years in prison. Teresa Perez of Danbury was sentenced by Judge Patrick Carroll in Danbury Superior Court on Thursday. The baby, named Christopher, was born Nov. 23. An employee emptying the trash found the infant several hours after his birth. The child barely survived the incident. His temperature had dropped to 85 degrees and he was treated for hypothermia at Danbury Hospital. He now lives with...