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More Pregnant, Postpartum
Women Dying of Overdoses
Nov 24, 2023 10:10 AM CST
More Pregnant, Postpartum Women Dying of Overdoses
Study finds ratio jumped between 2018 and 2021
- A January study found mortality rates for pregnant women and new mothers worsened during the pandemic, and a new study zeroes in on one such cause: overdoses. Researchers with the National Institute on Drug Abuse reviewed data on more than 17,000 deaths over the 2018 to 2021 period; STAT...
Woman With a Rare Anomaly
Has an Even Rarer Pregnancy
Nov 13, 2023 8:40 AM CST
Woman With a Rare Anomaly Has an Even Rarer Pregnancy
Alabama's Kelsey Hatcher has a double uterus, and she now has a twin gestating in each one
- Kelsey Hatcher is set to receive quite the Christmas gift this year: Dec. 25 is the due date for her twin girls, which will give her and her husband, Caleb, a total of five children ages 7 and under. But while finding out they had two little ones on the...
This State Will
Shutter 3 Maternity
Wards. It's Not Alone
Oct 19, 2023 8:11 AM CDT
This State Will Shutter 3 Maternity Wards. It's Not Alone
'Maternity care deserts' are increasing in Alabama, and elsewhere, leaving pregnant women at risk
- In Alabama, three hospitals are about to cease delivering babies, leaving pregnant patients with no birthing hospitals in Shelby and Monroe counties, and a drive of up to 100 miles for some to get to a labor and delivery unit. That's not even that unusual in the Yellowhammer State,...
Facial Recognition Fails:
Aug 7, 2023 10:05 AM CDT
Facial Recognition Fails: Pregnant Woman Wrongly Arrested
Porcha Woodruff sues city of Detroit, says facial-recognition technology led to that false arrest
- When a very pregnant Porcha Woodruff was approached by cops earlier this year and told she was being arrested, the 32-year-old aesthetician and nursing school student from Detroit initially thought they were kidding. It was no joke, however, and now she's suing the city, alleging a false arrest based...
Drops Big News at
Jun 17, 2023 7:00 AM CDT
Kourtney Kardashian Drops Big News at Husband's Concert
TV personality held up sign for Travis Barker at Blink-182 concert that said 'Travis I'm pregnant'
- Kourtney Kardashian is with child. The 44-year-old TV personality broke the news to her husband, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, on Friday night, and in the most public way—at one of his band's concerts. The group was playing at Los Angeles' BMO Stadium, and Kardashian was in the audience...
Al Pacino, 83, Is
a New Father
Jun 15, 2023 5:00 PM CDT
Al Pacino, 83, Is a New Father
Actor's girlfriend, Noor Alfallah, has given birth to a boy
- Al Pacino has a newborn. The 83-year-old actor's girlfriend, Noor Alfallah, has given birth to a boy, Pacino's publicist told the AP on Thursday. Their new son has been named Roman. No other details were provided.
Mother Trapped in
Quake Rubble Gives Birth
Feb 7, 2023 11:15 AM CST
Mother Trapped in Quake Rubble Gives Birth
Sadly, the mother died after earthquake in Syria, but her newborn was rescued
- Thousands are dead after a devastating earthquake that wreaked havoc in Turkey and Syria, but there are small pieces of good news amid the carnage. First, a toddler was pulled out of the rubble Monday in the Syrian city of Azaz; that was followed by the rescue of a 14-year-old...
Report: Prison Forces Pregnant
Inmates Into Early Labor
Jan 5, 2023 9:15 AM CST
Report: Prison Forces Pregnant Inmates Into Early Labor
3 prisoners at Arizona's Perryville facility claim that forced inductions are prison policy
- Three female inmates have lobbed an eyebrow-raising accusation against the Arizona prison where they're incarcerated. The three women say that when they were pregnant at the Perryville facility outside of Phoenix, they had labor induced against their will, and medical records seen by the
confirm that all...
Legislative Brawl in Senegal
Injures Pregnant Lawmaker
Jan 3, 2023 6:38 PM CST
Legislative Brawl in Senegal Injures Pregnant Lawmaker
Two male lawmakers receive jail time
- Two members of parliament in Senegal have been handed six-month jail sentences for attacking a pregnant lawmaker, who suffered a kick to the stomach. Chaos erupted during a budget debate in the National Assembly on Dec. 1. Amy Ndiaye, a member of the ruling Benno Bokk Yakaar coalition, had "...
Think Your Fetus Liked That
Salad You Ate? Check the Scan
Sep 23, 2022 1:05 PM CDT
Think Your Fetus Liked That Salad You Ate? Check the Scan
Ultrasound facial expressions differed depending on if moms-to-be were given kale or carrot capsules
- New moms often insist that their infants respond positively to the same music they used to hear in the womb—could the same go for food that their mothers ate while they were still in utero? Scientists out of the UK's Durham University are now wondering the same, after...
Her Pregnancy. Then,
Feb 18, 2022 8:10 AM CST
She Announced Her Pregnancy. Then, 'Something Baffling'
Ga. government worker indicted after allegedly faking she was with child for paid leave
- It seems it would be an elaborate scheme to fake one pregnancy, let alone several. But that's exactly what a government worker in Georgia is accused of doing, allegedly to secure paid time off. A release out of the state's Office of the Inspector General says 43-year-old Robin...
Kylie Jenner Said to Be 'Beyond
Excited' About Her Latest News
Feb 7, 2022 12:00 AM CST
Kylie Jenner Said to Be 'Beyond Excited' About Her Latest News
Jenner's second child with Travis Scott is here
Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott welcomed their second child Wednesday, with Jenner on Sunday posting an Instagram photo of a newborn's hand captioned "2/2/22." A source confirms to
the baby is a boy. Jenner and Scott's daughter Stormi turned 4 the day before her...
Cops: Man Killed Girlfriend
a Day After Her Ultrasound
Nov 23, 2021 10:15 AM CST
Cops: Man Killed Girlfriend a Day After Her Ultrasound
Kwanmaine Boyd reportedly said 'he did not want any more children'
- 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...
A Twist for
of Having Sex
Oct 12, 2021 9:55 AM CDT
A Twist for Teacher Accused of Having Sex With Teen
Cops say Heiry Calvi, 41, who allegedly had sexual relationship with 15-year-old, is 8 months pregnant
- A Florida teacher arrested last week on accusations that she had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student is eight months pregnant, per CBS Miami . It's not known who the father is of Heiry Calvi's unborn child, according to the outlet. However, the 41-year-old teacher came under scrutiny...
After Mom's 'Beautiful' Baby
Shower, Tragedy at Her Home
Sep 13, 2021 7:55 AM CDT
After Mom's 'Beautiful' Baby Shower, Tragedy at Her Home
Cops: Shanice Young gunned down by ex after he confronted her, new boyfriend
- A day of celebration turned tragic over the weekend for a New York woman after her own baby shower. NBC New York reports that 31-year-old Shanice Young, a mom of two who was pregnant with her third, was headed home early Sunday after the party in her honor, bearing gifts...
Lady Gaga: I Had
May 21, 2021 6:30 AM CDT
Lady Gaga: I Had 'Psychotic Break' After Rapist Impregnated Me
In new Oprah/Prince Harry series, performer talks mental health struggles
- 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,...
Scan Reveals Big Surprise:
a Pregnant Mummy
Apr 29, 2021 2:42 PM CDT
Scan Reveals Big Surprise: a Pregnant Mummy
It might be a first; researchers were expecting to find a male Egyptian priest
- When researchers from the Warsaw Mummy Project in Poland began examining an Egyptian mummy with X-ray scans, they expected to be looking at a male priest. Instead, the scans revealed the mummified person was actually a woman about 7 months pregnant, reports the
. It's more than a small...
State's New Law
Pony Up Half of
Apr 5, 2021 11:10 AM CDT
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
- 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...
She Didn't Think
She Could Get
in case you missed it
Apr 4, 2021 9:53 AM CDT
She Didn't Think She Could Get Pregnant While Pregnant. Wrong
UK woman gives birth to rare superfetation 'super twins,' conceived 3 weeks apart
- 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'
Mar 25, 2021 6:23 AM CDT
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
- "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...
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