Mother left her 16-month-old baby home ALONE while she partied for five days and nights

Mother left her 16-month-old baby home ALONE while she partied for five days and nights. Baby was found starving and wearing a nappy which had not been changed for days.She came home periodically to feed infant Cheerios

Army medic who lost both legs in Afghanistan bomb blast defies doctors to become father of baby girl

Army medic who feared bomb blast had taken away fatherhood hopes as well as his legs has baby girl Doctors feared he might not survive his injuries and needed two years of treatment “We consider ourselves lucky”, family man says Against all odds: Simon defied doctors who said he might never be able to have children An Army medic who lost both legs in Afghanistan and feared he might never have children has become a father for the first time. Sergeant Simon Harmer, 35, suffered horrific injuries after stepping on a makeshift bomb while on patrol in Afghanistan. Doctors feared he might not survive but the serviceman proved them wrong and he and his wife Marisa are now the delighted parents of a little girl

Stress during second and third month of pregnancy raise risk of premature birth and losing baby boys

Stress during second and third month of pregnancy raises risk of premature birth and losing baby boysFirst time stress has been shown to affect the balance between the sexesFindings based on stress caused by the 2005 Tarapaca earthquake in Chile A new study shows exposure to stress can shorten the length of pregnancy Mothers-to-be who are highly stressed during the second and third month of pregnancy are more at risk of giving birth prematurely and losing boy babies, say researchers. A new study shows exposure to stress can shorten the length of pregnancy, making it more likely that babies will be born early and for boys to be miscarried. It is the first time stress has been shown to affect the balance between the sexes, known as the sex ratio, which normally favours an excess in the number of boys being born.