For blind parents, 3-D images from pregnancy ultrasound allow them to feel their infant’s face


Receiving a 3-D bas-relief model of her baby’s face in the mail was “really emotional” for Taylor Ellis, 26, a blind woman in Cockeysville, Md. “I was a little bit nervous about opening the box,” Ellis said. “I had never seen a 3-D [image], and now, it’s your baby, and it’s, like, wow.”

The idea evolved from a procedure developed several years ago at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore for fetuses with spina bifida. Jena Miller, an obstetrician and surgeon with the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy, realized that a 3-D print would allow her to get a

Monsoon care tips for your newborn

By: Parenting Desk | New Delhi |

Published: August 9, 2020 3:59:43 pm

Baby skin is less able to retain water than adult skin, making it prone to dryness. You can opt for a lotion. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock)

By Dr Arun Wadhwa 

Is this your baby’s first monsoon? While monsoon brings in cool relief after a hot summer, do not forget that it also brings in heat rashes, skin infection, pus boils and nappy rashes. An infant’s skin is more vulnerable to catch infection during monsoon and hence, needs extra care.

For new parents, there is nothing better than finding the

Indiana Mom Whose Baby Was Stillborn Helps Other Parents Who Lost Their Babies


Six years after losing her, Jennifer Jara is honoring her baby by helping other parents who have experienced her loss.

The mother from Indiana set up a non-profit called Love, Jessica, named after her stillborn baby.

Through the non-profit, Jennifer helps families who have experienced a miscarriage or lost an infant by paying medical and funeral bills for them.

Jennifer, now mother of three, launched

Gran’s savage reaction to ‘ugly’ baby before realising she’s ‘FaceTiming parents’


A gran was caught in a viral prank after she grimaced at an “ugly” baby photo – before being tricked that it’s a video call with the parents.

Stewart McGonigle showed a picture of the baby to his unsuspecting gran while she carries out tasks in the kitchen.

Stewart walks into the room to ask her to take a look at the photo of the so-called newborn.

He says: “Oh nan look, Annie had a wean.”

The elderly woman is then taken completely by surprise before grimacing at the picture. She responds: “Did she? Oh god!

A gran has gone