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Cops: Man Killed Girlfriend a Day After Her Ultrasound

Kwanmaine Boyd reportedly said 'he did not want any more children'

(Newser) - A Texas man is charged with killing his girlfriend one day after an ultrasound confirmed she was pregnant. Cavanna Smith, a 25-year-old teacher, was found to be about four and a half weeks pregnant at an Oct. 5 ultrasound appointment, which her sister, Brittany Wilson, attended. Smith was nervous and...

Pregnant Patients with COVID Face Risk of Stillbirth, Death

Delta variant made things much more grim

(Newser) - Pregnancy puts patients at greater risk of dying of COVID, a new study shows. The death rate for the virus during pregnancy is three times greater than it would be otherwise, and the risk goes up for patients with the delta variant, per CBS News . The study used data from...

Jennifer Lawrence Has Happy News
Jennifer Lawrence
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Jennifer Lawrence Has Happy News

Actor is expecting first child with husband Cooke Maroney

(Newser) - Jennifer Lawrence is pregnant with her first child. A rep for the Don't Look Up actor confirmed she and her husband, Cooke Maroney, are expecting a baby together, per USA Today , though it's unclear when that baby is due. The rep said no other information would be provided....

John Mulaney Shares Big News on Late Night
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John Mulaney Shares Big News on Late Night

Comedian tells Seth Meyers he's having a baby with actress Olivia Munn

(Newser) - From his pandemic stint in rehab to his split with wife Anna Marie Tendler, it's been rough going of late for John Mulaney, but things are now looking up, the comedian told late-night host Seth Meyers on Tuesday. Key among his newfound happiness: He's having a baby with...

Kylie Jenner Said to Be 'Beyond Excited' About Her Latest News

Sources say Jenner, 24, is pregnant with her 2nd child with rapper Travis Scott

(Newser) - Looks like the youngest Jenner is about to be a mom again. Sources confirm to People that 24-year-old Kylie is pregnant with her second child with rapper and on-again, off-again boyfriend Travis Scott, and that the Kylie Cosmetics founder is "thrilled" at the news. One source tells the magazine...

Appeals Court Rules on Texas Ban of Abortion Method

Judges uphold law barring procedure commonly used to end 2nd-trimester pregnancies

(Newser) - A Texas law outlawing an abortion method commonly used to end second-trimester pregnancies was upheld Wednesday by a federal appeals court in New Orleans. The 2017 law in question has never been enforced. It seeks to prohibit the use of forceps to remove a fetus from the womb—what supporters...

CDC: Pregnant People Should Get Vaccine as Soon as Possible

Studies have found no increased risk of miscarriage

(Newser) - The CDC is now urging pregnant people to get the COVID-19 vaccine as possible, citing new research that found there was no increased risk of miscarriage in people vaccinated during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. Earlier research made similar findings for people vaccinated later in their pregnancies, the New ...

Lizzo Said She Was Pregnant With Star's Baby. He Responds

Singer, actor Chris Evans thrill fans with joke posts on obviously fake pregnancy

(Newser) - Entertainment Weekly calls it "the best pregnancy news that never happened." We call it confirmation of how much we love Lizzo and Chris Evans. It started with a TikTok video posted last week by the 33-year-old "Good as Hell" singer, in which she said she wanted...

Female Surgeons Pay 'High Price' of Tougher Pregnancies

Study suggests that grueling hours and work culture are factors

(Newser) - Female surgeons may be among the most highly trained medical professionals in the land, but they tend to have difficult pregnancies more often than other women. Fixing the problem will require changing the culture of residency programs, say the authors of a new study in JAMA Surgery . The bleak stats:...

Inside Newborn's Large Tummy: Parts of a Twin

It's likely a rare case of 'fetus in fetu' in Israel

(Newser) - A baby girl born in Israel this month is doing well after surgery to remove what is thought to be at least one embryo from her stomach, likely from a twin she absorbed. When the child's mother arrived at Ashdod's Assuta Medical Center to give birth, "we...

Lady Gaga: I Had 'Psychotic Break' After Rapist Impregnated Me

In new Oprah/Prince Harry series, performer talks mental health struggles

(Newser) - Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry's The Me You Can't See , a series on mental health airing on Apple TV+, had its debut episode this week, with none other than Stefani Germanotta, aka Lady Gaga, as its guest. It was an emotional episode for the 35-year-old singer and actress,...

Princess Beatrice Expecting Her First Child

Baby with husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi will be the queen's 12th great-grandchild

(Newser) - Buckingham Palace says Princess Beatrice is expecting a baby. The palace said Wednesday that the 32-year-old granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II and husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi are due to have their first child in the autumn, adding that "both families are delighted with the news." Beatrice, the elder...

State's New Law Makes Dads Pony Up Half of Pregnancy Costs

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signs legislation that may be nation's first mandated prenatal child support

(Newser) - Biological fathers in Utah will be legally required to pay half of a woman's out-of-pocket pregnancy costs under new legislation unique to the state. The bill's sponsor has presented the measure as an effort to decrease the burden of pregnancy on women and increase responsibility for men who...

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She Didn't Think She Could Get Pregnant While Pregnant. Wrong

UK woman gives birth to rare superfetation 'super twins,' conceived 3 weeks apart

(Newser) - Rebecca Roberts' first shock when she went for an ultrasound at around 12 weeks during her pregnancy was finding out she was having twins. The second shock was more of a mystery: Doctors were baffled as to why one of the UK woman's fetuses was much bigger than the...

NZ OKs Paid Leave for Parents Grieving 'Strange, Secret Birth'

Kiwis approve legislation that gives couples 3 days off to deal with loss after miscarriage or stillbirth

(Newser) - "A miscarriage is a strange, secret birth that is also a death," wrote Kathryn van Beek in 2018 after suffering her own. That's why the New Zealand author is celebrating this week after her country's Parliament gave the green light to legislation that will offer three...

Waitress Who Refused Vaccine Over Fertility Fears Is Fired

Bonnie Jacobson, who's trying to get pregnant, says Brooklyn eatery let her go over her concerns

(Newser) - Though it says the COVID vaccine is "unlikely to pose a specific risk" to pregnant women, even the CDC doesn't know for sure yet about the actual risks. That's why waitress Bonnie Jacobson, who's been trying to start a family with her husband of 16 months,...

Seoul's Advice for Moms-to-Be: Lay Out Skivvies for Your Husband

City government slammed for sexist guidelines on expectant moms' looks, weight, spousal care

(Newser) - Everyone knows pregnant women don't especially love being told to keep their weight in check and always look their best, especially right after giving birth. Except, apparently, the city government in Seoul, which is seeing backlash for posting advice for expectant mothers that's being called antiquated and sexist....

Chrissy Teigen Update Goes Wildly Viral in One Hour

Model shares the complex feelings she's still wrangling with after miscarriage in the fall

(Newser) - When Chrissy Teigen lost her baby Jack earlier this fall due to pregnancy complications, she penned a heart-wrenching essay sharing her grief. Two months later, she has an update, and it's one that racked up a million likes in just one hour, Newsweek reports. Teigen's Wednesday post on...

Infected Mom Gives Birth to Baby With Antibodies

Celine Ng-Chan's child appears to have extra protection from COVID-19

(Newser) - Welcome to the world, Aldrin: Looks like you came with extra protection. Born in Singapore from a mother who'd been infected with COVID-19, the baby has antibodies against the virus, Sky News reports. "It's very interesting," the mother, Celine Ng-Chan, told the Straits Times after the...

Emily Ratajkowski Won't 'Know' Baby's Gender Till Age 18

Supermodel announces pregnancy, says she won't impose an identity on her soon-to-arrive child

(Newser) - Emily Ratajkowski's "pumpkin spice" hair is making headlines , but that isn't the biggest news of the week for her. In an essay for Vogue , the 29-year-old supermodel reveals she's pregnant, but if you're tempted to ask if she's having a boy or a girl,...

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