Seven babies die in one night at Zimbabwe hospital due to staff crisis
Seven out of eight babies are delivered stillborn in a single night at a Zimbabwean hospital. Maternity staff say that things have become increasingly dire in the country as healthcare is impacted by an ongoing nurses' strike. Also, the UN refugee agency urges African nations to protect migrants travelling within their borders, as a new UN report warns that migrants face violence by African officials. And as Muslims around the world prepare to celebrate Eid-al-Adha, festivities in Morocco are muted in light of extra coronavirus precautions.
How 68-year-old Margaret Adenuga and husband Noah , 70 delivered of a set of twins
68-year-old Margaret Adenuga and husband Noah, 70 have been delivered of twins at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba. Lagos, Nigeria. The woman was pregnant for the first time following an in vitro fertilisation. She was delivered of the babies – a boy and a girl – through an elective Caesarean section on April 14.
First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor
Eleven babies have been born through uterine transplants of live donors, but no births had ocurred from a uterus of a deceased donor. The mother became pregnant seven months after the transplant surgery.
Spain: 'Stolen babies' scandal finally goes to trial
In Spain, tens of thousands of babies were stolen from their parents under the Franco dictatorship and as late as the 1990s. The infants were sold to people who had difficulty having their own children, through networks of nuns, priests and doctors.