Micro Preemie Baby Who Was Born 24 Weeks Early Just Celebrated Her First Birthday

Amina Maizer celebrated her first birthday in February—a normal milestone for most babies. But for Amina and her family, hitting this one-year mark is a miracle. Taylor Dobson, Amina’s mother and a Chicago-based esthetician, gave birth to her daughter four months before her due date. When she came into the world, Amina weighed just one pound, 10 ounces and was kept […]

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IVF kids ‘have slightly higher cancer risk from parents’ infertility’

Children born via IVF have slightly higher cancer risk, study finds – but it’s linked to parents’ fertility issues not the technology Researchers at the University of Minnesota studied 276,000 children conceived by IVF, and 2.2 million conceived naturally, for a decade Cancer rates were 17 percent higher in kids conceived with IVF But the risk was small, the tumors […]

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Baby born in withdrawal from kratom tea mom drank during pregnancy

Baby born with withdrawal symptoms from kratom tea that his mother drank during pregnancy A baby boy born in Florida showed signs of the neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)  Babies with NAS are born in withdrawal from opioids their mothers used  His mother had been off opioids for two years and mother and son both tested negative for opioids but drank […]

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