Crying Babies

Do Germans Make Less Fussy Babies?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Bringing a new baby into the world can be a joyous occasion, but that immediate high begins to wane a little once parents bring their bundle of joy home and realize that the idea of sleep is a thing of the past. Babies and crying are an inseparable duo, but …

Sources: University of Warwick

Photo: Donnie Ray Jones [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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premature baby

Worlds Lightest Baby Born in Germany Wins Fight For Survival

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When Emilia Grabarczyk was born prematurely nine months ago in the German city of Witten, she weighed only 8 ounces and was a tiny 8.6 inches long, and while doctors and experts didn’t believe she would have a chance, she proved them wrong, earning the nickname ‘the little fighter’. Emilia’s …

Sources: Mirror

Photo: Joshua Smith [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Germany Wants To Know Who the Baby Daddy Is

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany is getting ready to push through legislation that will effect anywhere from four to ten percent of newborn babies by requiring new, single mothers to disclose who the baby daddy is. If passed, the days of fully abandoning the relationship once the news of that oops baby comes out would …

Sources: DW

Photo: Javier González [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Das Nachwuchsdilemma

By Matthias Knobloch on Email

Die Geburtenrate in den USA ist höher als in anderen Europäischen Laendern. Bezahlten Mutterschutz  gibt es in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika nicht – zumindest keinen gesetzlich vorgeschriebenen. Viele Mütter müssen kurz nach der Geburt ihres Kindes sofort wieder an den Arbeitsplatz. Nur warum haben die US-Amerikaner im Mittel mehr …

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The Baby Dilemma

By Matthias Knobloch on Email

The birth rate in the United States is higher than in many European countries. Paid maternity leave is not guaranteed by US law and unlike other countries, the government generally does not support families just because they have children. Many mothers have to go back to work shortly after they …

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