Baby Jasper baffles doctors by being born with never-before-seen condition

The baby who's baffling doctors with a mystery condition they've never seen before Jasper Holt was born at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary on April 8He has a cleft palate, conjoined kidneys, a small jaw and cysts in his brainDoctors think condition may be unique and dubbed it 'Jasper's syndrome'It is now believed he has a chromosomal abnormality By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 12:11 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:17 GMT, 15 April 2013 Doctors have been left baffled after a baby was born with a condition they had never seen before.

Devastated parents sue hospital after doctors at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, fail to identify unborn baby"s disabilities

Devastated parents sue hospital after doctors fail to identify unborn baby's disabilitiesParents claim they would have aborted pregnancy if disabilities were knownTheir little girl will require round-the-clock care for life after problems missedThe couple are now suing John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, for 300,000 By Jo Macfarlane PUBLISHED: 23:48 GMT, 5 January 2013 | UPDATED: 23:48 GMT, 5 January 2013 A devastated couple are suing a top NHS hospital for 300,000 after doctors failed to identify that their unborn child was severely disabled.

Heart damage in unborn babies "much more common" if mother-to-be is an overweight smoker, study finds

Heart damage in unborn babies 'much more common' if mother-to-be is an overweight smoker, study findsWomen with both risk factors twice as likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart disease The risk of heart damage in unborn babies is doubled if the mother-to-be is an overweight smoker, scientists are warning.