Have a birth plan? That’s great — but be flexible
Your birth plan, crafted in partnership with your doctor or midwife, outlines your ideal delivery experience. But labor and delivery -- from the first contractions to holding your newborn -- can be full of surprises. That’s why it’s important to be flexible.
Florida mom delivers son on 3/21 at 3:21 p.m. from 321 area code
Lucky baby: Florida mom delivers son on 3/21 at 3:21 p.m. from 321 area code. (Credit: Health First’s Cape Canaveral Hospital)COCOA BEACH, Fla. – A new baby was born with some luck when it was born on 3/21 at 3:21 p.m. in the 321 area code. First-time parents and Merritt Island residents Justin and Charish Kerr welcomed Carter Kerr into the world at the Space Coast’s Health First’s Cape Canaveral Hospital. “Carter being born in the 321 (area code) on March 21, 2021, at 3:21 p.m. is unexpected and also amazing,” Kerr said in a statement release by the hospital. “My experience at Cape Canaveral Hospital has been great with all the nurses and all the staff.”Welcome to the world, little 321 baby.
Florida baby believed to be first born with COVID-19 antibodies from vaccinated mother
A baby was recently born in Florida with COVID-19 antibodies after the newborn’s mother was vaccinated when she was 36 weeks pregnant, according to WPBF-TV. “To our knowledge, this was the first in the world that was reported of a baby being born with antibodies after a vaccination,” Gilbert said. AdThe baby girl was born three weeks after her mother, a front-line health care worker, was given the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, doctors said. The pediatricians published an article on their findings on medRxiv, saying there are some indications that newborns born to vaccinated mothers are still at risk for infection. They have to determine at what level of protection or how many antibodies does a baby need to have circulating in order to give them protection,” Rudnick said.
Newborn dies after being left in hot car in Florida
PANAMA CITY, Fla. – A newborn baby died after being left inside a hot car in Florida’s Panhandle, sheriff’s officials said. The Bay County Sheriff’s Office offered few details about the case on Thursday. Rescue crews were called to a home in Panama City late Wednesday after the baby was found inside the car. Sheriff’s officials said the baby had possibly been left inside the vehicle for several hours. The Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation, and will be speaking to witnesses to establish a timeline of events.
What’s the stork bringing? 9 ways people swear you will know if it’s a boy or girl
BreakoutsSome say girls will steal their mother’s beauty, ergo if you have breakouts, you’re having a girl. In comparison to 140 beats per minute, if your baby is beating above that, you’re looking at having a girl. CravingsCravings for salty foods point to a boy, some say, and cravings for sweet stuff points to a girl. If he shows no interest in your belly, you’re having a boy. Take our quiz to determine if you could be having a boy or girl (for fun, of course!).