Weighing barely 1 pound at birth, baby becomes smallest infant ever to survive heart surgery

Survival “nothing short of a miracle,” father says By Dave Andrusko Two weeks after being born prematurely weighing barely one pound, a baby boy has become the tiniest infant ever to survive heart surgery. His father, identified only as S P Jain, says his son’s survival is nothing short of a miracle, according to Alexandra …

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Nurse accused of disconnecting newborn from life support systems, deliberately causing her death

By Dave Andrusko When a whistleblower who worked at the hospital nursery for premature babies at the Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Petah Tikva, Israel, felt hospital officials were not taking her accusations seriously, she turned to police with a story of a nurse who’d disconnected a premature baby from life support systems, intentionally allowing …

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Baby supposedly dead escapes cremation by crying

By Dave Andrusko Media stories coming out of China report that a funeral home in Eastern China discovered Wednesday that a baby who’d been declared dead two days before was actually alive. The reason he was not cremated alive? He started crying! Hospital sources told Xinhua, the official press agency of the Chinese Communist Party, …

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