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Newborn survives being thrown out of window by mom

A newborn baby survived after being thrown out of a window by her own mother in South Africa. Police say they have arrested the 32-year-old woman who allegedly threw the baby out of a window. She has been charged for child abandonment, KZN police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane said. The woman according to police will appear in the Verulam Magistrate’s Court on Monday. Zwane told the media that “A case of child abandonment was opened at Verulam police station after a woman allegedly gave birth at a workplace and threw the…

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Sisters give birth same day and hospital, on their father’s birthday

Two sisters gave their father the best gift by giving birth on his 75th birthday. The two sisters did not just give birth on the birthday of their father but also on the same day and hospital. Because Of Them We Can reported that the delivery by the two sisters in New York happened on July 3. The sisters also gave birth to girls and were delivered by the same doctor. The sisters, Shari and Simone Cumberbatch did not think their babies will be delivered just hours apart.  Both were…

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Kenya: How lactating MP sneaked baby into parliament

On Wednesday Kenya’s Presiding Speaker Chris Omulele asked orderlies to throw out Kwale Woman representative, Zulekha Hassan for entering the chambers with her 5- month old son. There was drama in the Kenyan National Assembly when a lactating legislator was forced out of the chamber. The legislator had opposed the speaker’s action arguing that she came to breastfeed the baby while attending to the house business. But the speaker ordered that she be thrown out, ruling that the chamber is not the right place to do it. Hassan has been talking about how she sneaked…

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