Posts tagged as babies

Beating sleep and quarantine, Lithuanian babies compete in crawling race

Monday, June 8, 2020

Thirteen babies competed in Lithuania’s annual crawling race, which took place online for the first time due to the coronavirus lockdown. One competitor, meanwhile, succumbed to sleep. The yearly race usually takes place during basketball matches of BC Rytas Vilnius as part of mid-game entertainment. However, as Lithuania declared quarantine, all sports matches were cancelled. “So, to not hurt our fans, […] we moved the race online,” Loreta Stakauskaitė, head…

1 in 3 Estonian babies born with illness

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Approximately a third of babies born in Estonia last year were diagnosed with an illness at the maternity hospital, according to the statistics published by the Estonian National Institute for Health Development (TAI) on Wednesday shows LETA/BNS. Similarily to previous years, the largest number of diagnosed health problems fell into the category of ‘other newborn illnesses,’ followed by conditions due to short-term pregnancy or low birth weight, congenital anomalies, deformities…