from Photographers' Blog:

Birth in India’s “surrogacy capital”

September 30, 2013

Anand, India

By Mansi Thapliyal

A smooth, modern road in the prosperous Indian state of Gujarat leads to 35-year-old Chimanlal’s small, windowless brick hut that he lives in with his wife, young son and two daughters. Earning 2500 rupees ($38) a month as a driver, Chimanial says it is not enough to feed his children. Only his son goes to school. But in a year’s time, their lives are set to change.

from Photographers' Blog:

Baby-kissing Popes

October 5, 2012

By Max Rossi

There's a man in this world that kisses more babies than any mother over the course of her life: the Pope.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

You feelin’ fertile, Myrtle?

November 16, 2011

Blog Guy, I'm hoping you can help answer a question for me. Where do babies come from?

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Oh darling, the Baby Leaf is here again!

September 7, 2010

flower babies 490

Blog Guy, where do babies come from?

Well, when a mommy and daddy love each other very much...

Not regular babies! I'm talking about, you know.......Dutch babies....

NETHERLANDS/Oh, that's totally different. Over there where the Dutch people live, babies are grown by a huge plant called the Victoria Amazonica.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Uh-oh, my butt is in a sling now!

July 20, 2010

sling combo 490

Lonnie, get your butt in my office!

What is it this time, Boss?

RUSSIA/Exactly WHAT is going on out there in front of our corporate headquarters?

Just what you wanted, Boss! You told me to set up a Best Baby Sling Contest, remember?

from UK News:

Should men be barred from the delivery room?

October 19, 2009

CHINABabies' arrivals in the world would be more straightforward if women were left alone with only a midwife to help them, as they used to be, French obstetrician Michel Odent will tell the Royal College of Midwives' annual conference in Manchester next month.******"The ideal birth environment involves no men in general," he told the Observer over the weekend.******"Having been involved for more than 50 years in childbirths in homes and hospitals in France, England and Africa, the best environment I know for an easy birth is when there is nobody around the woman in labour apart from a silent, low-profile and experienced midwife -- and no doctor and no husband, nobody else," he said.******"In this situation, more often than not, the birth is easier and faster than when there are other people around, especially male figures - husbands and doctors."******Do you agree?

from The Great Debate UK:

Should men be barred from the delivery room?

October 19, 2009

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CHINABabies' arrivals in the world would be more straightforward if women were left alone with only a midwife to help them, as they used to be, French obstetrician Michel Odent will tell the Royal College of Midwives' annual conference in Manchester next month.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

It’s nothing years of therapy won’t cure…

June 15, 2009

Blog Guy, you used to do a good job of covering stupid sports around the world, but you haven't done any lately. Do I have to switch to another stupid sports blog?

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Change at the White House, baby!

May 4, 2009

Blog Guy, we're coming to Washington, DC in July with our small baby. Will there be places were we can change her diapers?

from Oddly Enough Blog:

I’m afraid you’re finito, Benito!

November 28, 2008

From Italy comes news that a right-wing party is offering money to parents who name their babies after wartime fascist dictator Benito Mussolini or his wife Rachele, saying their names are under threat.