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Newborn Genetic Test Catches Rare Diseases Earlier

A new technology can diagnose rare genetic disorders in critically ill newborns within a few days, rather than the weeks that are needed with current methods, researchers say.

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US Ranks No. 69 in Lowest 'First Day' Newborn Deaths

In the United States, more babies die on the first day of life than in any other industrialized country, according to a new report.

Each year, about 11,300 U.S. babies die the day they're born, which Read More >>>

1st Look: Meet JJ, Columbus Zoo's Newborn Gorilla

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has released the first images of its male baby gorilla born on Sept. 28 at 1:18 a.m. EDT — and the little one has eyes that could melt most hearts.

Named JJ, the pint-size Read More >>>

It's a Boy! See First Photos of Newborn Giraffe

Nearly two months after April the pregnant giraffe made her YouTube debut on Feb. 11, she has finally delivered a healthy calf — a male.

April gave birth to the baby at Animal Adventure Park (AAP) Read More >>>

Newborn checklist: Everything you need before your baby arrives

The ultimate newborn baby checklist can help you determine what you'll need to purchase and prepare as you get ready for baby's birth.

What you’ll need to have on hand for the early days with your Read More >>>