Rotherham: support failed for abuse victims who fell pregnant, says MP

Sarah Champion says fact babies born to some girls and young women were taken away shows children weren’t seen as victims The council at the centre of one of Britain’s worst sexual exploitation scandals has faced further criticism from the local MP for failing to provide proper counselling and support to the girls and young women who became pregnant as a result of abuse. The Labour MP for … …read more

Rotherham Child Abuse Victims Had Their Babies Taken Away

A number of Rotherham’s 1,600 child abuse victims who had babies after being raped had their children taken away despite their wishes under care orders – and were never allowed to see them again. Labour’s Sarah Champion said the “upsetting” aspect of the horrific report “spoke volumes” about how the authorities did not see these children as victims, adding that she will investigate what … …read more

Breastfeeding Builds a Better Jaw, and Other Benefits for Babies

There are few things in the world of nutrition research that have such conclusive results as breastfeeding. Breast milk contains a unique profile of nutrients, and it actually changes composition as the baby feeds or gets older. Of course, breast milk also contains live organisms, such as antibodies and enzymes, which offer unique benefits that formula cannot duplicate. …read more

Australia seeks Thai help for Aussie couples, surrogate babies

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) – Australia urged Thailand on Friday to allow Australian couples with babies born by Thai surrogate mothers to return home with their children following a crackdown on commercial surrogacy that has left many couples in limbo. Foreigners attempting to leave Thailand, a top destination for infertile couples wanting children, have been prevented from doing … …read more