Pregnancy

In this April 26, 2013 photo Kate the Duchess of Cambridge leaves after attending the inauguration of "Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden" near Watford, approximately 18 miles north west of central London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Where’s that royal baby? Is Kate overdue?

LONDON (AP) — By the time you’re reading this, the Duchess of Cambridge could be in labor. Or it could be a matter of hours. Or days. Or weeks. As Britain’s Prince William and his […]

07/18/2013

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Woman sues store over heavy work after infant dies

ATASCADERO, Calif. (AP) – A California woman whose newborn died after she went into early labor has filed a lawsuit against her employer, grocery chain Albertsons, for denying her requests – on doctor’s orders – […]

07/07/2013

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More C-sections are now done closer to due date

ATLANTA (AP) — Not only has the nation’s high level of C-sections finally stopped rising, but more of the operations are taking place closer to the mother’s due date, a new government report found. Figures […]

06/26/2013

Chicago Department of Public Health ad campaign.

‘Pregnant boys’ causing sparks in Chicago

Pictures of teenage boys sporting “pregnant” bellies are part of  Chicago’s new eye-catching teen pregnancy prevention campaign. It aims to “spark conversations among adolescents and adults on the issue of teen pregnancy and to make […]

06/10/2013

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Mom’s obesity surgery may help break cycle in kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obese mothers tend to have kids who become obese. Now provocative research suggests weight-loss surgery may help break that unhealthy cycle in an unexpected way — by affecting how their children’s genes […]

05/27/2013

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Study questions if bed rest prevents prematurity

WASHINGTON (AP) — New research is raising fresh concern that an age-old treatment for troubled pregnancies — bed rest — doesn’t seem to prevent premature birth, and might even worsen that risk. Doctors have known […]

05/13/2013

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, holding "Baby on Board" button she received at Baker Street Underground Station during 150th Anniversary ceremony, London, England. (AP Photo)

Pregnant Kate gets ‘Baby on Board’ badge

LONDON (AP) — Thoughtful workers on London’s subway system Wednesday gave the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge a “Baby on Board” badge — in case she ever needs to ask commuters to give up their seats for her.

03/20/2013

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Do more women need diabetes care when pregnant?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Developing diabetes during pregnancy isn’t good for mother or baby, and it’s a growing problem. Now there’s a push to change how women are tested for the disorder.

03/06/2013

Flu vaccine vial

Large study confirms flu vaccine safe in pregnancy

NEW YORK (AP) — A large study offers reassuring news for pregnant women: It’s safe to get a flu shot. The research found no evidence that the vaccine increases the risk of losing a fetus, and may prevent some deaths.

01/16/2013

Kate Middleton

Pregnant Kate discharged from London hospital

LONDON (AP) – The Duchess of Cambridge has left a London hospital where she was being treated for acute morning sickness related to her pregnancy.

12/06/2012

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