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New Japanese study reveals the best way to put a crying baby to sleep

  • Researchers from the Riken Research Institute in Japan tested the effects of four different actions on 21 crying infants aged 7 months and younger.
  • Their study, which was published in peer-reviewed journal Current Biology on Tuesday, had the babies’ mothers carry them while walking, sit while holding them, rock them in a stroller and put them to bed.
  • The researchers’ findings suggest that the best way to put crying babies to sleep is by walking with them for at least five minutes with no sudden movements, sitting and holding them for another eight minutes and then placing them gently into bed. 

A study published in the peer-reviewed journal Current Biology on Tuesday has revealed the best way to put a crying baby to sleep.

The study, which was led by researchers from the Riken Research Institute in Japan, analyzed 21 babies aged 7 months or younger.

Viral video of baby eating poop while dad is distracted enrages and amuses millions in China

  • Surveillance footage of a baby eating his poop while his father is distracted on the phone has gone viral on Weibo.
  • The baby’s mother sensed that something was off when she returned home and found that all of their mat covers had been replaced and cleaned.
  • Millions of internet users were left either amused or outraged over the incident.

A video on Weibo of a 9-month-old baby playing with and eating his own feces as his father is distracted on his phone has gone viral.

The father and his son, who reside in Changchun, Jilin province of northeast China, are shown in the video next to each other as the 9-month-old plays with his feces while the father is laying on the floor, distracted by his phone. 

Malaysian man arrested for placing vape pen in baby’s mouth in viral video

  • A 23-year-old man was arrested on Aug. 8 in Johor, Malaysia, for placing an electronic cigarette in a baby’s mouth in an incident that was filmed and posted on social media.
  • The clip of the baby has amassed more than 947,000 views as of this writing.
  • The baby belongs to the man’s friend’s sister, according to North Johor Bahru district police commander Rupiah Abd Wahid. 
  • The child’s mother filed a police complaint after the incident went viral on social media.
  • Although the baby did not appear to be inhaling fumes from the allegedly non-functioning vape, the suspect may still be charged with exposing a child to danger. 
  • If the man is found guilty, he may face a sentence of up to 20 years in prison.

A man in Malaysia was arrested for placing an electronic cigarette in a baby’s mouth in an incident that was filmed and posted on social media.

The unidentified 23-year-old man was arrested on Aug. 8 in the Malaysian state of Johor following a police complaint filed by the mother of the child after the clip went viral, having received over 947,000 views on Twitter as of this writing.

Mother who dumped her baby in trash pile during heat wave to get back at husband stirs outrage in China

ABANDONED BABY FOR REVENGE
  • A woman in China was filmed on CCTV abandoning her nearly 7-month-old baby as a way of getting back at her husband following a fight.
  • The baby was left in a cardboard box amongst a pile of trash as temperatures reached nearly 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • The woman purportedly felt guilty and did not intend to abandon the baby.
  • The incident is currently under investigation and has sparked outrage among Chinese internet users.

After getting into a fight with her husband on Sunday, a mother in China dumped her baby into a discarded cardboard box to exact revenge against her husband.

Uploaded to Weibo on Monday, CCTV footage from Yiwu, Zhejiang province, in eastern China, shows the woman carrying her baby towards a trash collection center. She then places the baby inside of a cardboard box and takes a photo to send to her husband.

4-month-old baby dies after being kidnapped and thrown off roof by monkeys in India

  • A 4-month-old baby from India was reportedly killed after being kidnapped by a troop of monkeys and dropped from a three-story roof.
  • A family of three said they were relaxing on the roof of their home in Bareilly, India, on Friday when a gang of monkeys came onto the roof and started harassing the trio.
  • The parents, including 25-year-old father Nirdesh Upadhyay, said they attempted to drive the animals off but the situation escalated.
  • The panicked father tried to flee towards the stairs with his newborn son, but the baby slipped through his hands.
  • One of the monkeys took the baby and threw him off the roof, leading to his instant death, according to the family.

A 4-month-old baby from India was killed after reportedly being kidnapped by a gang of monkeys and thrown from a three-story roof.

A family of three said they were relaxing on the roof of their home in Bareilly, India, on Friday when a group of monkeys, most likely macaques, came onto the roof and started harassing the trio. 

Baby dies in India after man tries to help wife deliver at home using YouTube tutorials

Indian youtube baby delivery

An attempt by an Indian father to deliver a baby using YouTube tutorial videos resulted in a stillbirth and an arrest. 

Tragic end: R. Loganathan, a 34-year-old trader from the Ranipet district of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, was arrested after a failed attempt at delivering his wife’s baby at home on Dec. 18, reported Khaleej Times.

Filipino Web Developer Dad Named ‘Macaroni ’85’ Names Newborn Baby ‘HyperText Markup Language’

Filipino web developer

A Filipino web developer’s unconventional name choice for his newborn son has become a hot topic for social media users in the Philippines. 

A site to behold: Macaroni ’85 Pascual named his son HyperText Markup Language (HTML), based on the language used to describe the structure of Web pages, as a tribute to his profession, reported Inquirer.net

Newborn Baby Suffers Severe Injuries After Mother Allegedly Throws Her Off Building a Second Time

A 4-month-old baby has suffered severe injuries after her mother allegedly threw her off their fifth-floor building apartment in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China.

What happened: The baby was first thrown out of their fifth-floor apartment building shortly after she was born, according to The Beijing News via Shine. The family’s neighbor saved her when it first happened.