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Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demand

Baby Food - AP

Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son.


Philadelphia dad accused of beating 3-month-old son to death

A Philadelphia father has been accused of beating his 3-month-old son to death.
Samuel Cabrera, 27, was arrested and charged with murder. Cabrera’s neighbor, Rashawn Reddick, didn’t hold back her disgust when she learned of the accusations.


Boys show mom how to do CPR, save infant

CPR - NBC News

A Georgia mother says her infant son is alive today because of two neighborhood boys, ages 9 and 10, who showed her how to perform CPR when the 12-week-baby suddenly stopped breathing.


Two life sentences for Northern Michigan man whose infant daughter died in oral rape

Natasha Maitland burned and destroyed all evidence she had of Steven Deuman Jr. in her life. She doesn't want any memory of him around -- not of the former boyfriend who orally raped their 15-week-old daughter and didn't get the girl help as she died.


Chinese mourn murder of carjacked baby

Changchun - LA Times

Thousands of Chinese mourned at a candlelight vigil Tuesday night in the northeastern city of Changchun for a two-month-old boy who was strangled to death by a carjacker. Xu Haobo was sleeping in the backseat of his parent's SUV early Monday morning when his father stopped for a few minutes to turn on the heat in a store the family owned, authorities said. "He left his kid in the car with the heat on, and he didn't take the keys," a bystander at the scene in Changchun later told TV reporters. "He was inside for a bit, and when he looked outside, there was nobody there."


Baby girl thrown from car into traffic

A baby girl survives being thrown from a car onto an icy road in Russia just being missed by a semi-truck.


Parents jailed as cops find remains in missing baby case

Police investigating the disappearance of a Hallandale Beach, Fla., boy last seen about 18 months ago have found remains that are consistent with an infant's, authorities said Friday.


Retailers to Recall Infant Recliners

Amazon, Toys "R" Us and other retailers agreed to voluntarily recall Nap Nanny infant recliners after a recall plan couldn't be reached with the manufacturer following a series of infant deaths.


Feds link five deaths to infant recliner

The deaths of five infants and more than 70 reports of children nearly falling out of a popular infant recliner have the federal government looking to stop the sales and manufacture of the product.


Death spurs recall of 220,000 infant travel beds

The Pea Pod Travel Crib

A children's safety equipment manufacturer has agreed to recall about 220,000 infant travel beds after reports of one infant's death and nine others entrapped or distressed while inside the portable sleep tents... The Pea Pod Travel Crib has an air mattress that fits into a zippered pocket in the floor of the domed tent, which collapses for easy transport. But if the mattress is placed in the floor of the tent, an infant's head could lodge between the mattress and the tent's side, making breathing impossible.


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