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Four charged in Indianapolis baby-selling case

Prosecutors on Wednesday charged two couples here with conspiring to sell a newborn baby for $300 in a deal that would have put the child in the care of a convicted child molester and convicted child abuser. Full story

Midwife shortage costs over a million lives

More than a million mothers and newborn babies are dying each year from easily prevented birth complications because of a chronic shortage of midwives across much of the developing world, a new report says. Full story

Ready, set, crawl at the Baby Derby warm-ups

   Babies compete in the Baby Derby warm-ups to see who will crawl for Florida in the 16th Annual Baby Derby Rodeo. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

Doctors 'freeze' baby to save her life

   Physicians in the U.K. treated a newborn baby with a new cooling technique after the child was stillborn. ITV's Lawrence McGinty reports that nine months later, that baby has made a remarkable recovery.

Kendra on toughest thing about 'Dancing'

   Former "Girl Next Door" chats about the challenge of being away from her newborn baby while competing on "Dancing With the Stars."

Suspect pleads innocent to kidnapping baby 23 years ago

A woman accused of taking a newborn baby from a Harlem hospital 23 years ago and raising the girl as her own pleaded not guilty on Thursday to kidnapping charges. Full story

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  Newborn tossed in bag, found alive

Police in Brazil rescue a newborn baby boy that had been tossed over a wall in a plastic bag. TODAYshow.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Van Der Beek on becoming a dad

The actor, famous for his role on "Dawson's Creek," chats about how his life has changed since the birth of his newborn baby girl, Olivia.

  Woman stabs couple to steal baby

Police in Terre Haute, Ind., are calling a 34-year-old woman’s plan to kill a couple in order to steal their newborn baby after her third miscarriage “bizarre.” The couple was stabbed by the woman after she asked to used their phone. They are recovering from non-life threatening wounds.

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Lisa Bender, who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer, holds her newborn baby daughter Alice in their home in Minneapolis, Minn. on April 1.
Lisa Bender, who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer, holds her newborn baby daughter Alice in their home in Minneapolis, Minn. on April 1.

Lisa Bender, who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer, holds her newborn baby daughter Alice in their home in Minneapolis, Minn. on April 1.

Lisa Bender, who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer, sits in the nursery of her newborn baby daughter, Alice, who is being fed by her husband Ryan, in their home in Minneapolis, Minn. on March 30.
Lisa Bender, who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer, sits in the nursery of her newborn baby daughter, Alice, who is being fed by her husband Ryan, in their home in Minneapolis, Minn. on March 30.

Lisa Bender, who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer, sits in the nursery of her newborn baby daughter, Alice, who is being fed by her husband Ryan, in their home in Minneapolis, Minn. on March 30.

Lisa Bender, who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer, feeds a bottle to her newborn baby daughter, Alice, in their home in Minneapolis, Minn. on March 30
Lisa Bender, who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer, feeds a bottle to her newborn baby daughter, Alice, in their home in Minneapolis, Minn. on March 30

Lisa Bender, who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer, feeds a bottle to her newborn baby daughter, Alice, in their home in Minneapolis, Minn. on March 30.

Eileen Goede holds her newborn baby Timeo as she poses for the photographer in a hospital in Berlin
Eileen Goede holds her newborn baby Timeo as she poses for the photographer in a hospital in Berlin

Eileen Goede holds her newborn baby Timeo as she poses for the photographer in a hospital in Berlin January 1, 2011. Timeo was born on January 1 at 11:11 AM, weighing 3326 grams. REUTERS/Thomas Peter (GERMANY - Tags: SOCIETY)