Baby born on Air Canada flight en route to Narita

May 11, 2015

Baby born on Air Canada flight en route to Narita

A Canadian woman gave birth aboard a Tokyo-bound plane after going into labor over the Pacific Ocean, a spokesman for Air Canada said Monday, an event the baby’s father described as “completely unexpected.” The 23-year-old woman delivered a baby girl with the help of ...

Jan 6, 2015

U.S. baby snatched by gunman found dead; police seek clues

Detectives trying to determine who abducted a 3-week-old infant after shooting her parents and uncle at a Southern California home have few clues and are asking for the public’s help, officials said Monday. The baby, a 10-pound (4.5-kg) girl named Eliza Delacruz, was found ...

Sendai mom, 31, admits suffocating baby girl, is arrested

Dec 10, 2014

Sendai mom, 31, admits suffocating baby girl, is arrested

Miyagi Prefecture Police said they arrested a 31-year-old woman from Aoba Ward, Sendai, on Tuesday on suspicion of killing her 4-month-old daughter. Police said Yumi Suzuki suffocated her daughter, Ayaka, at their home by covering her mouth and nose with a blanket. Suzuki reportedly ...

Baby showers, treats for moms-to-be all the rage

Oct 1, 2013

Baby showers, treats for moms-to-be all the rage

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Baby showers, a mainly American tradition of holding special parties for expectant mothers to celebrate the imminent arrival of their babies, are gradually gaining popularity in Japan. Tokyo Baby Cafe, a cafe near Tokyo’s Omotesando boulevard with an indoor playroom for babies and toddlers, ...