Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Royal baby: What will the new prince be named? Here's why traditional names like Arthur, Thomas, Frederick or Alfred are topping prognosticators' lists. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Maria Puente, USA TODAY Published 11:22 a.m. ET April 23, 2018 | Updated 11:30 a.m. ET April 23, 2018 CLOSE It's a boy! The royal family welcomed a new baby to the family. The baby boy will be 5th in line for the throne. Wochit CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Prince Arthur? That name has a suitably regal ring to it, doesn't it? Royal watchers tore up their list of girls' names Monday morning … [Read more...] about Royal baby: What will the new prince be named?
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One of the most fun, yet challenging, things for new parents is deciding their new baby's name. While the most popular baby names today include Emma, Noah, Olivia and Liam, have you ever wondered what names topped the lists when your parents or grandparents were born? Nameberry.com, a website solely focused on baby names, looked back at each decade beginning with the 1900s to see not only what names were popular, but also what may have influenced parents' baby-naming decisions. When did the names Mary and Michael fall out of the No. 1 spot? What decade saw a rise of babies being named Rainbow and Leaf? Take a stroll through time with the most popular baby names from 1900 through today. 1900s: Biblical names dominate In the early 20th century, boys names like William, John and James dominated the list of baby names, as they had for the last century, said Linda Rosenkrantz, co-founder of nameberry.com. "Tradition is everything," she said. "Boys were typically named for their fathers … [Read more...] about Most popular baby names from each decade: 1900s through today
MIAMI – If Santiago Ray sounds like a perfect character for a novel. … well, there’s a reason.Although Erik Spoelstra says this is not the primary reason he and his wife, Nikki, chose that name for their newborn son, one of the first birthday gifts Erik gave Nikki was the novel, The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho. The book follows the journey of a young Andalusian shepherd boy name Santiago. Andalusia is an autonomous community in southern Spain. Erik and Nikki then selected the name for their first boy. “We just really liked the name,” Erik said.Additionally, Nikki’s mom is from Puerto Rico. Santiago recently was second on the list of the most popular Hispanic baby boy names. As for Ray, that is the middle name of Nikki’s father – Donald Ray Sapp – and her grandfather. “We wanted to keep some version of their name in the family,” Erik said. Erik then wondered about his son’s lineage. “I’d have to figure … [Read more...] about The backstory behind the name: Santiago Ray Spoelstra
BERLIN -- Doctors in Germany say quadruplets born prematurely three months ago to a 65-year-old woman are doing well and can leave a Berlin hospital soon. Charite hospital said Tuesday that the babies all weigh more than 88 ounces and should be able to go home this month. The quadruplets are a girl named Neeta and three boys named Dries, Bence and Fjonn, who were delivered during the 26th week of pregnancy by cesarean section on May 19. Mother Annegret Raunigk is believed to be the oldest woman to have ever delivered quadruplets. The retired schoolteacher already has 13 other children aged 10 to 44 from five fathers. She traveled abroad to have donated, fertilized eggs implanted, a procedure that's illegal in Germany. … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Quadruplets born to German grandmother, 65, to leave hospital
Last Updated Nov 10, 2017 3:05 PM EST LONDON — Doctors treating a critically ill boy with a devastating skin disease used experimental gene therapy to create an entirely new skin for most of his body in a desperate attempt to save his life.Two years later, the doctors report the boy is doing so well that he doesn't need any medication, is back in school and even playing soccer."We were forced to do something dramatic because this kid was dying," said Dr. Michele De Luca of the University of Modena in Italy, who got a call for help from the German doctors treating the boy.The little boy named Hassan, then 7, was hospitalized in June 2015 with blisters on his limbs, back and elsewhere. He quickly lost about 60 percent of the outer layer of his skin and was put into an induced coma to spare him further suffering. Doctors at Children's Hospital at Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany, tried skin grafts from his father and donor skin, but all failed."He was in severe pain and asking a … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapy