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Mother gives birth to 14.5-pound baby at Massachusetts General Hospital

Mother gives birth to 14.5-pound baby at Massachusetts General Hospital

BOSTON, April 24 (UPI) -- Mother gives birth to 14.5-pound baby Carisa Ruscak at Massachusetts General Hospital, largest baby to be born at MGH in more than a decade.
Evan Bleier
Newborn abandoned in trash can survives, mother charged

Newborn abandoned in trash can survives, mother charged

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 22 (UPI) -- Newborn infant found abandoned in a trash can is alive and in good condition, its mother arrested and charged with attempted murder and unlawful neglect.
JC Sevcik
Prosecutors given another week for charges in Utah dead baby case

Prosecutors given another week for charges in Utah dead baby case

PROVO, Utah, April 21 (UPI) -- Investigators need more time in the case of a Utah woman who allegedly killed six babies immediately after she gave birth, prosecutors said Monday.
Frances Burns
'Bachelor' alum Melissa Rycroft gives birth to her second child

'Bachelor' alum Melissa Rycroft gives birth to her second child

LOS ANGELES, April 21 (UPI) -- Reality TV personality Melissa Rycroft is gushing that her newborn son, Beckett Thomas Strickland, is "perfect and beautiful."
Karen Butler
German town won't let parents name their child 'WikiLeaks'

German town won't let parents name their child 'WikiLeaks'

PASSAU, Germany, April 4 (UPI) -- "WikiLeaks" banned as name for child by officials in the German city of Passau.
Evan Bleier
Angelina Jolie stars in fantastical new trailer for 'Maleficent'

Angelina Jolie stars in fantastical new trailer for 'Maleficent'

March 28 (UPI) -- Angelina Jolie stars in a fantastical new trailer for "Maleficent" as the dark and troubled "Sleeping Beauty" antagonist.
Annie Martin
'Burger King Baby' reunited with mother

'Burger King Baby' reunited with mother

March 26 (UPI) -- Lawyer facilitated first meeting between Katheryn Deprill -- the so-called "Burger King Baby" -- and her biological mother.
Danielle Haynes
Elsa Pataky shares first picture of her twins with Chris Hemsworth

Elsa Pataky shares first picture of her twins with Chris Hemsworth

March 25 (UPI) -- Chris Hemworth's wife Elsa Pataky took to Instagram Monday to share the first picture of the couple's newborn twins.
Veronica Linares
Tamara Ecclestone gives birth to first daughter, Sophia

Tamara Ecclestone gives birth to first daughter, Sophia

March 19 (UPI) -- Tamara Ecclestone welcomed her first daughter with husband Jay Rutland on Tuesday.
Veronica Linares

Gorilla born via C-section suffers collapsed lung

SAN DIEGO, March 17 (UPI) -- The baby gorilla born via C-section at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park underwent treatment for a collapsed lung, officials said.
New Jersey moms granted right to ban dads from delivery rooms

New Jersey moms granted right to ban dads from delivery rooms

March 12 (UPI) -- N.J. judge ruled that a woman has no obligation to inform the father of labor, and can even ban the father from the delivery room.
Brooks Hays

Woman who carjacked teen gets 12 years in prison

WILDWOOD, N.J., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A New Jersey woman has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for carjacking a teenager in an effort to get the teen's baby.
Identical triplets born in Pennsylvania

Identical triplets born in Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Allison and Wes Rhoa, of Abington, Pa., welcomed three identical triplets early this month.
Kate Stanton

Teen accused of tossing baby in trash didn't know she was pregnant

HOUSTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A Child Protective Services caseworker says a 16-year-old Houston girl accused of putting her newborn baby in a garbage bin hadn't realized she was pregnant.

Baby born in New York City on street corner

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A New York City woman who attempted to hail a cab to get to a hospital for the birth ended up delivering her daughter on a street corner.
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An infant or baby is the term used to refer to the very young offspring of humans.

The term "infant" derives from the Latin word infans, meaning "unable to speak." "Infant" is also a legal term referring to any child under the age of legal adulthood.

A human infant less than a month old is a "neonate." The term "newborn" includes premature infants, postmature infants and full term newborns.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "newborn."
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