Tag: Baby

Rare baby names that became popular overnight

We’ve all heard of iconically popular names (like Peter, Jessica, etc.) becoming, well, even more popular overnight. And even rare celebrity baby names have been known to rise suddenly to the top of the charts after they debut. But how does one explain truly rare baby names that have suddenly started soaring in usage, with

Blue baby syndrome: Causes, symptoms, and treatments

Hemoglobin is a blood protein that is responsible for carrying oxygen around the body and delivering it to the different cells and tissues. When the blood is unable to carry oxygen around the body, the baby turns blue (cyanotic). Blue baby syndrome is rare in industrialized countries, but it does occasionally occur in rural areas.

Australian stores limit baby formula as China demand hits stocks

One of Australia’s biggest supermarket chains said Wednesday some stores were moving baby formula behind counters and restricting sales as it emerged customers were clearing shelves and selling it online in China for more than double the price. Coles’ decision to take the milk product off aisles follows complaints from worried mothers over supplies and

Adorable Italian baby names you’ll love

Italy is a magical place. Between the food, the language, and the culture, it’s a dream destination for many travelers. The country has a lot to offer, not the least of which is its gorgeous names. Maybe it’s the lyrical quality that they tend to have, or just the romance of the country lending itself

Shakespearean baby names that will melt your heart

“What’s in a name?” William Shakespeare famously wrote in his play Romeo and Juliet. A whole lot, it turns out — at least if you’re looking at the names Shakespeare used in his plays. Widely considered to be the greatest playwright in history, Shakespeare’s works are wildly celebrated even today, more than four centuries since

Baby nicknames that make even better names

While long, stately names certainly carry a certain amount of clout, they’re also a lot to saddle a baby with. You’re probably not going to call an infant by a long-winded moniker like Alexander or Samantha anyway, and are most likely going opt for shorter variations like Alex and Sam. So why bother giving your