Tag Archives: Babies

Measuring Newborns’ Weight Loss With Electronic Health Records to Give Babies a Healthy Start

Weight loss is normal for healthy newborns in the first few days, especially for those exclusively breastfed, until mothers begin to produce copious amounts of milk about two to five days after giving birth. While this dip in weight is normal, it can be stressful for parents and family members and can also have health… Read More »

China Stops Work on Gene-Edited Babies

Nov. 29, 2018 — The work of a research team that claimed to have produced the world’s first gene-edited babies is illegal and has been halted, the Chinese government said Thursday. An investigation has been ordered into the research that led to the birth of twin girls earlier this month, Chinese Vice Minister of Science… Read More »