Brothers allegedly killed by adoptive parents were unlawfully taken from biological mother, suit says

The biological mother of two California brothers allegedly killed by their adoptive parents filed a federal lawsuit stating that her sons were unlawfully removed from her care. Ryan Dean said she tried multiple times to regain custody of Cinsere and Classic Pettus but was denied. The brothers – whose names were changed by their adoptive … Read more

Increase in leptin levels in preeclampsia prompts cardiovascular cascade that puts mother and baby at risk – BIOENGINEER.ORG

AUGUSTA, Ga. (June 23, 2022) – Before a baby is ever born, critical supply chain problems with nutrition and oxygen can result in premature birth or even death and increase the child and mother’s lifelong risk of cardiovascular disease. AUGUSTA, Ga. (June 23, 2022) – Before a baby is ever born, critical supply chain problems … Read more

CAL CITY BOYS: Biological mother of West brothers breaks silence, files multi-million lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KGET) – 18 months after Orrin and Orson West disappeared from the home of their adoptive parents in California City, the boys’ biological mother is breaking her silence. “This is really hard to talk about,” said an emotional Ryan Dean, speaking to the public for the first time at a news conference … Read more

Biological mother of Orrin, Orson West files $40 million federal lawsuit

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – A $ 40 million lawsuit alleging civil rights violations was filed Friday by the mother and maternal grandmother of Orrin and Orson West, the two boys prosecutors allege died while in the custody of their adoptive parents. Ryan Dean and Dana Moorer, the mother and grandmother, respectively, had filed a claim … Read more

Whale mothers choose nursery sites in shallow waters where predators cannot ‘eavesdrop’ on communication between a mother and her young — ScienceDaily

Sitting on a beach looking out to sea, it may seem unusual to spot one of the world’s largest animals swimming in shallow, coastal, 30-foot-deep waters. But each winter, female southern right whales migrate thousands of miles to bay habitats to give birth and care for their young. So why do they choose such shallow … Read more

Utah Mother and Biological Son Reunite After 20 Years, Unknowingly Work in Same Hospital

A Utah man, who was put up for adoption 20 years ago, had been searching for his birth mother for quite some time. When Benjamin Hulleberg reunited with his mother in November, he was shocked to find out the two had been working at the same hospital for two years. Holly Shearer was just 15-years-old … Read more

COVID-19 vaccination of mother also protects the unborn baby

Credit: CC0 Public Domain. Scientists from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health found that the risk of getting COVID-19 is lower in the first four months of life if the mother is vaccinated during pregnancy. The research is published in JAMA Internal Medicine and was conducted by Ellen Øen Carlsen et al. Currently, no coronavirus … Read more

Supreme Court rules biology not a tiebreaker in child custody dispute

Being a birth parent is not a tiebreaker in a custody dispute, the Supreme Court of Canada said on Friday.Sean Kilpatrick / The Canadian Press Being a birth parent is not a tiebreaker in a custody dispute, the Supreme Court of Canada said on Friday as it explained why it had granted full custody of … Read more

20-year-old man reunites with biological mother and discovers they work at same hospital

A 20-year-old man based in Utah has revealed how he reunited with his birth mother through a Facebook message and later discovered that they both work at the same hospital. Benjamin Hulleberg discussed his adoption during a recent interview with Good Morning Americarecalling how at a young age, his adoptive parents, Angela and Brian Hulleberg, … Read more

Man reunites with biological mother after 20 years via Facebook and discovers they work at same hospital

(Good Morning America) A 20-year-old man based in Utah has revealed how he reunited with his birth mother through a Facebook message and later discovered that they both work at the same hospital. Benjamin Hulleberg discussed his adoption during a recent interview with Good Morning Americarecalling how at a young age, his adoptive parents, Angela … Read more