Delivering babies can be difficult sometimes, and doctors have invented bigger tongs and suction cups to extract difficult infants, but a car mechanic from Argentina has shown the world it can be easier, quicker and safer to just suck difficult babies out with something like a Dustbuster. Even the head of the World Health Organization has praised the ingenuity of Jorge Odon’s invention.
Do you live in New Zealand? Were you hoping to name your newborn Anal? You’re out of luck I’m afraid.
Seeing your unborn baby for the first time via ultrasound can be a thrilling experience, but if you want a more solid reminder of your child’s time in the womb, a Japanese company offers a resin 3D print of the cute little fetus from an MRI scan for around $1200.
Trends in baby names come and go.. there were the Jennifer and Jason years and then periodically parents like to go with more old fashioned names. This year, the top girl’s name was Sophia, followed by Emma, Isabella and Olivia. For boys, the top names were Aiden, Jackson, Liam and Ethan.
The above photo is a frame from a 4D fetus scan showing a baby yawning in the womb. At this point in our lives, you and I take yawning for granted, but for a developing baby in the womb, something simple as a yawn could be a positive indicator that all the neural ingredients are coming together just as they should.