Babies born at 35 weeks are at risk for many of the same complications as earlier preterm babies, according to Time magazine. Late preterm infants (between 34 and 37 weeks gestation) are more likely to have breathing problems, including respiratory distress syndrome and pneumonia. The American Pregn
At 30 weeks along a woman has 10 weeks, or about two-and-a-half months, of pregnancy left. Because the number of days in a month vary, it is difficult to know exactly how far along a woman is without knowing the date of her last menstrual period.
According to Guinness World Records, the heaviest baby born to a healthy mother weighed 22 pounds, 8 ounces, as of 2015. Another baby that held the world record was between 22 pounds and 23 pounds, 12 ounces, depending on the source, but that baby died after 11 hours.
Caucasian babies are generally born with bluish-gray eyes, while babies of African-American or Asian descent usually have brown eyes at birth. Because the baby has just emerged from the dark, true eye color takes about a year to develop.
An Australian woman gave birth to nine babies in 1971, but only six of the babies survived, according to CNN.com. This birth is documented in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Many, but not all, Caucasian infants are born with blue eyes. However, eye color often changes with age; only about one in five or six adults have blue eyes.
The "baby boomer" generation generally includes individuals born between 1946 to 1964. By 1965, there were approximately 76.4 million baby boomers in the United States.
It is possible for brown-haired parents to have a blond baby if both parents carry the gene for blond hair and both pass it on to the child. This happens in about one out of every four cases where the parents both carry the blond gene.
Very premature babies, those born before 32 weeks of pregnancy, are moved to the neonatal intensive care unit and monitored for infections, changes in breathing and heart rate, according to Mayo Clinic. They are kept warm in special beds called isolettes until they have enough body fat to retain hea
Traditionally, cigars have been handed out after the birth of a child, and is believed to have stemmed from the birth of a son, at which point fathers handed out cigars, which were both rare and expensive, in celebration of the child's birth. In modern society, the tradition is not widely practiced,