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October 18, 2017
Don't eat your placenta, researchers warn
More than 200 millennia of human civilization and two centuries of modern medicine have brought us to this recent heavy-handed admonition by scientific researchers: It's probably a bad idea to eat your placenta. The 11-page, medical jargon-filled article published this month in the...
October 18, 2017 - 2:35pm
July 1, 2017
A heart transplant gave her another chance to live. Hours after giving birth, she died.
Not long after Megan Johnson gave birth, her husband posted a picture on social media, welcoming their daughter into the world. Years earlier,...
July 1, 2017 - 10:05am
May 26, 2017
Jessica Runck: Women feel enough guilt without judgement over infertility
Hi Katie. It's me, Jessica. I'm the woman whose article about infertility you responded to in a letter entitled, "A strong faith is all you need...
May 26, 2017 - 6:01am
May 25, 2017
Yes, I'm pregnant. No, I'm not 'about to pop.'
Somewhere in the middle of my second trimester, my body changed seemingly overnight from maybe-pregnant to obvious, undeniable baby-on-board. At the same moment, my bump moved from its cushy bubble of is-she-or-isn't-she polite discretion to a free-for-all open season of body commentary....
May 25, 2017 - 12:56pm
May 23, 2017
What happens when you're laid off while pregnant?
In February of 2013, I was expecting my first child. I hadn't told anyone at work. I worked in a newsroom, and while the other reporters were...
May 23, 2017 - 4:17pm
May 20, 2017
On a wing and a prayer: Against the odds, Minnesota couple surprised after in vitro procedure
Kerry Petsinger always wanted to be a mother. The Hawley woman planned for parenthood, factoring it into her career and relationship goals, and...
May 20, 2017 - 12:40pm
May 15, 2017
Workers say Wal-Mart discriminated against thousands of pregnant women
Two former Wal-Mart Stores Inc employees have filed a lawsuit accusing the retailer of treating thousands of pregnant workers as “second-class...
May 15, 2017 - 1:24pm
April 26, 2017
Serena Williams admits she accidentally revealed pregnancy on Snapchat
Serena Williams had no intention of sharing her pregnancy with the world last week but spilled the beans when she accidentally uploaded the "20...
April 26, 2017 - 9:23am
April 19, 2017
Tennis great Serena Williams appears to reveal pregnancy
Tennis superstar Serena Williams on Wednesday appeared to reveal she is pregnant, posting a photo of herself in a bathing suit on Snapchat with...
April 19, 2017 - 11:43am
April 18, 2017
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
Children whose mothers were frequent cell phone users during pregnancy were more likely than those of less frequent users to be hyperactive,...
April 18, 2017 - 4:10pm
Anti-depressant use before, during pregnancy tied to autism risk
Antidepressant use right before and during pregnancy may be linked with a higher risk of an autism spectrum disorder in children, hints a new...
April 18, 2017 - 2:50pm
March 31, 2017
'She's a little fighter': A 1-pound, 5.5 ounce miracle baby
When she found out she was pregnant with twins, Brittany Schmidt had imagined a perfect pregnancy ending with two babies at home. But at just...
March 31, 2017 - 10:06am
February 26, 2017
Licorice during pregnancy linked to health issues for kids
Women who consume licorice during pregnancy might be more likely to have children with cognitive or behavioral problems than mothers who don't...
February 26, 2017 - 9:00am
February 8, 2017
After 10 years of trying to be parents, MN couple finds peace of mind through surrogacy
Rachel Elliott sits next to her husband, Russ, on the couch in their Evansville home. Russ holds their 1-month-old daughter Remie, dressed in...
February 8, 2017 - 11:07am
January 19, 2017
Reader Opinion: The greatest gift
"My body my choice." This is the excuse many women in America use to justify their abortion. I believe this excuse is not only selfish, it is wrong. These women are assuming that this decision belongs to them and them only. When a man and a woman have sex, they are fully aware of...
January 19, 2017 - 11:21pm