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  • Lauren Holiday, U.S. soccer player, gives birth weeks before brain surgery

    October 7, 2016 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Lauren Holiday, a soccer player of the U.S. women's national team and wife of NBA player Jure Holiday, gave birth this week, just weeks away from brain surgery. It was revealed earlier last month that Lauren would need brain surgery to remove a tumor, but surgery... more »
  • Chelsea Clinton gives birth to second child, son Aidan

    June 18, 2016 3:49 PM

    NEW YORK - Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is a grandmother twice over. Chelsea Clinton announced Saturday that she has given birth to her second child, son Aidan. The 36-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and current presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton lives in New York. Marc... more »
  • And the Kimye baby's name is .... Saint West

    December 7, 2015 4:10 PM

    LOS ANGELES - And the baby de jour's name is ... Saint West. Kim Kardashian West and hubby Kanye announced the name of their new boy via Twitter and her app. Daughter North's brother was born Saturday, weighing in at 8 pounds, 1 ounce. Kardashian West has tracked her pregnancy... more »
  • Accused killer gives birth pending trial

    September 12, 2015 6:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Brittany Monk, a woman accused of murdering the man who admitted to molesting her when she was a young girl, gave birth to her only child last Tuesday according to her fiance's father. Monk, 18, and her fiancé Jace Crehan, 21, are accused of killing Robert... more »
  • Giant Panda gives birth at National Zoo

    August 22, 2015 5:58 PM

    WASHINGTON - Washington's National Zoo says its female giant panda has given birth to a cub. The zoo says Mei Xiang gave birth to the cub Saturday at 5:34 p.m. If the cub survives, it would be the 17-year-old panda's third surviving offspring. Mei Xiang's first cub, Tai Shan, was... more »
  • Murder victim leaves behind premature girl Play Video

    March 30, 2015 6:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family members of a woman murdered in Baton Rouge last week said she left behind both joy and tragedy in her life. Police said Jemina Williams was found shot and partially clothed in the parking lot of an auto parts story on March 26. Authorities haven't... more »
  • Agents target industry helping Chinese women have US babies

    March 3, 2015 11:10 AM

    IRVINE, Calif. - Federal agents are searching more than a dozen homes in a crackdown on an industry that helps pregnant Chinese women travel to the U.S. to give birth to American babies. The crackdown on three alleged maternity tourism rings may be the biggest yet by federal homeland security... more »
  • Jack Daniels' son is Jim Beam

    December 25, 2014 10:42 AM

    GRAY - A man named after whiskey has named his son for bourbon. Thirty-one-year-old Jack Daniels Leathers of Gray says he and his 23-year-old wife, Lydia Leathers, chose the name well before their marriage. He tells The Courier they talked about baby names on their first date, and thought Jim... more »
  • 2 tiger cubs born at Alexandria Zoo

    December 11, 2014 3:02 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - The Alexandria Zoo has announced the birth of two male Malayan tiger cubs. The cubs were born Nov. 16. However, the Town Talk reports that zoo officials delayed the announcement because two previous litters didn't survive. The cubs will be on display in a special viewing room during... more »
  • Omaha zoo announces birth of rare white lion cub

    November 26, 2014 1:02 PM

    OMAHA, NE - Omaha zoo officials say one of its lionesses has given birth to a rare white cub. The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium says the male cub is one of three cubs born late last week, two males and one female. Zoo officials say lion cubs typically weigh... more »
  • New law requires life-support for pregnant women

    June 24, 2014 3:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Doctors in Louisiana will be required to use life support in most cases to keep a brain-dead pregnant woman alive until the birth of her child - if the woman doesn't have a living will. Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the bill by New Orleans Rep. Austin Badon,... more »
  • Identical triplets born at Woman's are one in a million Play Video

    May 13, 2014 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A set of identical triplets are born, despite the odds. "The chances of identical triplets that are conceived spontaneous, meaning with no fertility assistance is probably less than one in one-million," said Dr. Edward Veillon at Woman's Hospital. Identical triplets, Eden, Cherish and Harmony were born... more »
  • Otter pups, babirusa piglets at New Orleans zoo

    April 20, 2014 10:56 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Baby animals at the Audubon Zoo include two baby otters rescued from a Louisiana construction site and two babirusa piglets born at the zoo. Zookeeper Dominique Fleitas says the female North American river otter pups were about two weeks old when they were rescued in Port Sulphur... more »
  • Appeals court rules against birth control mandate

    November 1, 2013 11:20 AM

    WASHINGTON - Two Ohio business owners who challenged the birth control mandate in the new federal health care law have won a ruling in an appeals court. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia says the mandate limits the right to free exercise of religion. ... more »
  • DC zoo hopes to get closer look at day-old panda

    August 24, 2013 12:42 PM

    WASHINGTON - A team of panda caretakers at Washington's National Zoo is hoping to get the first close look at a day-old panda cub during an exam. The minutes-long health assessment is planned for Saturday, but mom Mei Xiang has to give keepers an opportunity to take her cub, which... more »
  • Edwards family releases first picture of new son

    August 1, 2013 8:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Edwards shared the first picture of their new son, Eli, on Facebook Thursday evening. The posting continues a nearly "live" status update session for the family that began Wednesday evening when Trina, wife of former governor Edwin Edwards, went into labor. Eli is Edwin and... more »
  • Trina Scott Edwards gives birth to son

    August 1, 2013 2:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The wife of former governor Edwin Edwards has given birth to the couple's first child, Eli Wallace Edwards. Trina Edwards confirmed the baby's arrival early Thursday on her Facebook page. Edwards says Eli was born at 12:52 a.m. and weighs 6 lbs., 3 oz. ... more »
  • Former governor Edwards' wife in labor

    July 31, 2013 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The wife of former governor Edwin Edwards, Trina Scott Edwards, is in labor. The couple made the announcement on Trina's Facebook page earlier this afternoon, saying they were preparing to welcome Eli Edwards into the world. The two married shortly after Edwin Edwards was released... more »
  • Hobby Lobby gets temporary birth control exemption

    July 19, 2013 11:37 AM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - A federal judge is temporarily exempting Hobby Lobby from a provision in the new federal health care law that requires it to offer insurance coverage for the morning-after pill and similar birth control or face steep fines. After hearing brief arguments Friday, U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton... more »
  • Obama "comfortable" with FDA approach on Plan B

    May 2, 2013 5:36 PM

    MEXICO CITY - President Barack Obama says he's comfortable with his administration's decision to allow over-the-counter purchases of a morning-after pill for anyone 15 and older. The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday had lowered the age at which people can buy the Plan B One-Step morning-after pill without a... more »
  • Govt appeals judge's contraceptive mandate ruling

    January 15, 2013 4:30 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is appealing a judge's order that is temporarily preventing the government from forcing a Christian publishing company to provide its employees with certain contraceptives under the new health care law. In November, U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton granted a preliminary injunction sought by Tyndale House... more »

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