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Dr. Sharon Burke showing the impact NAS can have on a baby's heart (David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Making sure newborns in withdrawal grow up healthy

On Monday, we told you about a unique program helping babies born to New Jersey mothers who used heroin, painkillers or other opioids during pregnancy. Many of the newborns go into withdrawal and must take methadone or morphine, and endure weeks of therapy -- but the potential problems don't stop there.

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WATCH: Baby’s priceless reaction to seeing mom for first time

The first time a baby sees their parents is a magical moment regardless, but in this case of baby Louise, this is amazing.

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Philadelphia transit police Sgt. Daniel Caban holds a baby boy he helped deliver aboard a subway train at the 15th and Market streets station in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/SEPTA)
Philadelphia transit police Sgt. Daniel Caban holds a baby boy he helped deliver aboard a subway train at the 15th and Market streets station in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/SEPTA)
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Philly transit officers help mother deliver baby on train

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The transit police officers who helped deliver a Christmas baby on a subway train reunited with the newborn boy and his parents Friday morning, trading the chaos of the dingy rail car where they first met for the comfort of a hospital room.

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Anti-circumcision activists protesting outside a San Francisco courthouse in 2011. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
Anti-circumcision activists protesting outside a San Francisco courthouse in 2011. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
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CDC: Male circumcision benefits outweigh risks

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.

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7-Week-Old Lachlan Hears for the First Time
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WATCH: Deaf 7-week-old baby hears for the first time and it’s beautiful

Most people take having their five senses intact for granted. It's hard to think about what life would be like without our vision, hearing, or any other sense.

Watch this heartwarming video where Lachlan tries his hearing aids for the first time

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Wasim Ahmad, Ahmad, left, and his wife, Lakshmi Ramsoondar-Ahmad, pose with their newborn son in Merrick, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Courtesy Wasim Ahmad, Scott Stamile)
Wasim Ahmad, Ahmad, left, and his wife, Lakshmi Ramsoondar-Ahmad, pose with their newborn son in Merrick, N.Y. (AP Photo/Courtesy Wasim Ahmad, Scott Stamile)
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Some parents choose to keep babies’ photos off Facebook

NEW YORK (AP) -- Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook.

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Charlie Apologizes for Taking Baby's Toy
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Dog named Charlie apologizes for taking baby’s toy

This may be the cutest apology you will ever see.

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French moms may spend less time in maternity wards

PARIS (AP) -- France is considering reducing the time mothers spend in maternity wards as part of efforts to cut spending.

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Early, Elective Births Drop in NJ [AUDIO]

New Jersey hospitals have been making great strides in reducing the number of early and elective deliveries inside their maternity wards.

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NJ Safe Haven Locations Would Expand Under Bill [AUDIO]

A New Jersey lawmaker plans to introduce legislation to expand the number of Safe Haven locations.

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