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Special Car Seat Helps Texas Baby Go Home From NICU

Audrey Carreno has been in a North Texas NICU since she was born, 53 days ago. She was born with her major organs outside her body. The family has had to wait an extra long time because Audrey needed a special car seat to protect her.

CBS 11–10/31/2013

A researcher extracts DNA from samples for AIDS vaccine testing. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Tests Suggest Baby Born With HIV May Be Cured

Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in an American baby born with the AIDS virus — a medical first that is prompting a new look at how hard and fast such cases should be treated.

10/23/2013

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North Texas Mom Has Whooping Cough Warning For Parents

We know an infant in Dallas County died in what is expected to be the worst whooping cough outbreak in more than 50 years. So far this year, there have been more than 1,100 reported cases in North Texas, with nearly half of them in Tarrant County.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2013

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Expecting A Burglary, North Texas Police Officer Finds Mom In Labor

Along with ‘protect and serve’, a veteran Carrollton police officer added another duty this week: midwife.

CBS 11–09/26/2013

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Mother Leaves Newborn At Fort Worth Fire Station

Normally firefighters go to where help is needed. Last week, the person needing help came to the firefighters stationed on the 6100 block of S. Hulen in Fort Worth.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

A baby suckles a pacifier whilst resting in a cot. (credit: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

“Baby Friendly” Hospitals Making Nurseries, Pacifiers Obsolete

There is a major shift happening inside North Texas hospitals. Some medical facilities are closing their nurseries and pacifiers are disappearing from the maternity wards.

CBS 11–08/22/2013

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Arlington Man Murdered Baby When She Wouldn’t Stop Crying

An Arlington man has been sentenced to life prison for beating his girlfriend’s infant daughter to death because she would not stop crying.

CBS 11–08/15/2013

Man Kills Himself In Wife’s Hospital Room

Houston police are trying to determine why a man fatally shot himself while in his wife’s hospital room just hours after she gave birth.

08/12/2013

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Open Heart Surgery Saves Dallas Baby’s Life

A baby’s first few breaths of life were so difficult that he almost died. But a Dallas medical team was able to diagnose the problem quickly, and perform open heart surgery the day after his birth.

05/28/2013

Derek Wilson (Mugshot via Tarrant Co. DA)

Tarrant Co. Jury Gives Man 45 Years For Sexually Abusing 10-Week-Old

A 40-year old man was sentenced by a Tarrant County jury to 45 years in prison for sexually abusing his girlfriend’s 10-week-old daughter in July 2012.

05/10/2013

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More Women Choosing To Be Single Mothers

Melissa Bentley always wanted to be a Mom. But, when Mr. Right never materialized—the North Texas banking manager decided to go it alone.

05/03/2013

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