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Chinese Actress Faces Backlash After Allegedly Hiring 2 Women to Have Her Babies Then Abandoning Them

Zheng Shuang

Chinese actress Zheng Shuang is facing massive backlash after being accused by her former partner, producer Zhang Heng, of abandoning their two children born to U.S.-based surrogate mothers. 

An international scandal: In a 2019 audio recording that emerged on Monday, Heng said Shuang decided to abandon the children before they were even born following the end of their relationship, South China Morning Post reports.

Indian Engineer Wins Innovation Award For Breathing Device That Saves Premature Babies

An engineer from Bangalore, India is winning international accolades for his low-cost neonatal breathing device which can save the lives of newborn premature babies. 

Nitesh Kumar Jangir created Saans, a breathing support device for premature babies, designed to prevent avoidable neonatal deaths typically caused by respiratory distress syndrome.

Japanese Moms Who Stay Thin During Pregnancy Cause Kidney Problems in Babies, Study Finds

The Japanese are considered to be among the healthiest in the world, but kidney failure caused by hypertension or high blood pressure has been a major concern for many people in Japan.

According to researchers, low birth weight babies caused by pregnant Japanese women trying to stay thin may have to do with the country’s kidney problems.

Japanese Airline Researches How to Stop Babies From Crying During Flights

A Japanese airline recently conducted a research study in an effort to help prevent infants and toddlers from crying aboard planes.

All Nippon Airways carried out the airborne research with firms NTT Corp., Toray Industries Inc., and Combi Corp. during a charter flight on Sunday. The plane flew from Tokyo to Miyazaki Airport and then back again to Tokyo for the duration of the study.

Chinese Scientists Discover Why Zika Virus Causes Babies to Have Small Heads

A team of scientists, led by Cheng-Feng Qin of the Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology in China, may have just discovered why the Zika virus (ZIKV) causes microcephaly in babies, as presented in the study published in Science Magazine on Sept. 28.

Microcephaly, a birth defect in babies where an infant’s head is smaller than is expected, is one of the serious side effects of the Zika virus. It can lead to severe developmental problems due to the underdeveloped brains of babies.

Japan Has the Most Epic Baby Shower Gift Called Diaper Sushi

Diaper Sushi, a special nappy which takes the form of everyone’s favorite Japanese dish, has become a massive hit in Japan since making its debut back in 2012.

The product, which has become the ultimate baby shower gift in Japan, consists of a variety of “ingredients” too, much like its delectable inspiration. In their most basic form, the diapers are packaged to look like “rice”, while the pink bibs are turned into “shrimp” toppings. Other toppings include white baby soap in place of squid and orange mini mops for sea urchin.